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While a transition from hourly billing to fixed fees may seem like a daunting task, it really doesn’t need to be. Lee Rosen shares his experience and lessons learned when shifting the Rosen Law Firm to fixed fees. Flat fees are not without their downside, but with a little legwork and careful planning you can […]

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By Melanie Fischer, Guest Blogger Can you imagine a world in which there are not enough lawyers? Just a decade ago, it was common for people in the legal industry to be heard talking about the hoards of people entering law school each year. They worried about the legal industry being inundated with young attorneys, […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director With everything there is to keep track of, many of us don‘t find out about adopted or proposed rule changes in a timely manner. Unforuntately, there are times when the change has been in effect for a while—sometimes with negative consequences. Fortunately for us, CBA CLE keeps up-to-date on adopted […]

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Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) allows telephone calls to be placed and received through your internet connection instead of a landline. Therefore, your telephone service is not dependent on a telephone plugged into a wall. Calls can be placed and received anywhere you have an internet connection. Google Voice is basically a telephone forwarding and […]

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By Guest Blogger Melanie Fischer The question, “Can solo attorneys work successfully from a home office?” might seem simple to answer. Of course they can. But when you stop and really think about it, the answer to this question might not be as straightforward as it originally appears. Technically, solo attorneys can work from home […]

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People are looking for professional legal services online. If you own a small neighborhood law office, then potential clients could be looking for you on the Internet. When they come looking, you need to make sure that you are easily found. To that end, create a local listing with a search engine. This listing will […]

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The days of VPN, desktop practice management software, and ftp file sharing have given way to online applications like Google Apps, Dropbox and online practice management solutions. Fast, cost-effective, and easy-to-use, law firms of all sizes are moving to cloud-based systems to run their operations. How secure is a cloud-based system, however? Join Doug Edmunds, […]

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Each year, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) sponsors World IP Day as a unique opportunity to join with others around the globe to consider how IP contributes to the flourishing of music and the arts and to driving the technological innovation that helps shape our world.  With this year’s theme, “Movies: A Global Passion,” […]

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By Guest Blogger, Janet Ellen Raasch An older lawyer wants a younger lawyer to return phone calls.  The younger lawyer wants the older to return texts.  An older lawyer wants to interact face-to-face.  The younger lawyer wants to interact electronically.  An older lawyer wants to see a younger lawyer well-dressed and at his or her […]

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The holidays are almost here and that means it’s time to start thinking about presents. Today’s gadget is the perfect present—inexpensive and something you’ll really use. Once you own it, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it! One of the frustrating things about traveling is trying to find an outlet for your phone, tablet, […]

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