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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director As a solo practitioner or an attorney in a small firm, the CBA knows you have unique needs, which we try to meet through the services provided by the Solo-Small Firm Section. You probably know about the CLEs, the networking events, and of course the listserv. I, however, feel the […]

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Join the CBA, CWBA, and COLAP, on July 1 at noon at the CBA-CLE offices for a Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness Workshop, presented by Jeena Cho, recently featured in The Wall Street Journal—Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections. Is your mind constantly going at 150 mph? Do you find yourself wasting precious time thinking about […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director It’s becoming more difficult to tell if a link is legitimate. Here are a few things you can do to make it less likely that you will infect your computer by clicking on an unsafe link. Keep your antimalware/antivirus software up-to-date. Make sure your software is set to auto update […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer There are undoubtedly many people who have landed on a solo attorney’s website and been immediately impressed with the site’s layout and design. There’s nothing better than searching the Internet for an attorney who provides a specific type of legal service, and quickly locating a website that displays information in […]

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 The Commission on Women in the Profession and the ABA Law Practice Division’s Women Rainmakers Committee invite you to develop your GRIT & GROWTH mindset. This local program workshop will help you learn how a GRIT & GROWTH mindset can help women professionals overcome obstacles and barriers in the workplace that hold them back. Join […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Does the layout and design of your website matter? It absolutely does! It is especially important for a solo attorney to have a high-quality and modern website that includes an abundance of valuable content. According to information included in an article published by FindLaw titled Internet is Now the Most […]

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Check Out ABA 2015 TECHSHOW’s “60 Sites in 60 Minutes” Arguably one of the most popular programs at TECHSHOW every year is “60 Sites in 60 Minutes,” and this year’s session was no different! This year’s session was held on Saturday, April 18, in Chicago. They just posted the list of websites here. Some sites […]

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Yesterday’s Tech Tuesday webinar is now online! Audio 101—Learn everything you need to know about downloading podcasts, music, ring tones, and more. There are lots of opportunities to use audio files in our personal and professional lives. Whether it’s legal-related podcasts, downloading ring tones, or putting your CDs onto your phone or tablet to use […]

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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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