What Does It Mean to Be a Competent Lawyer?

December 7, 2017

By Doug Striker Let’s say you’re looking for a lawyer to handle a rather complicated family matter. A friend recommends a lawyer whom he says is a legal genius, who works hard for his clients, knows the law inside and out, has a knack for finding legal loopholes, never loses a case, digs hard to […]

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Six Ideas for 2017 Law Firm Holiday Gift Giving

December 5, 2017

By Meranda Vieyra, Holiday gift giving is a must-do for marketing savvy law firms. Gifts are one way your firm’s lawyers should show their appreciation to friends of the firm every year. Holiday gifts are a great way to honor the professional relationships that support your business. These gifts keep you top-of-mind in your network […]

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November’s Best of the Blogs

November 30, 2017

We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month. Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good. Quick Tips Saving Recyclable Text as Quick Parts in Microsoft Word: Video Let’s face it, a lot of the […]

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December Solo Small Firm Networking Events

November 28, 2017

Solo Small Firm Section networking meetings are a great opportunity to connect with your peers, as well as a practice management and technology discussion forum. The meetings are open to all CBA members, not just Solo Small Firm Section members, the sponsoring entity. Colorado Springs routinely offers CLE credits, although sometimes there is no formal agenda, […]

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To Avvo or Not to Avvo? (A Reasonable Marketing Question)

November 21, 2017

By Paul Miller Approximately 10 years ago, Avvo launched its lawyer ranking system and legal information database. This has caused some dismay in the legal community. Many attorneys don’t like Avvo for a handful of reasons: They never signed up for Avvo, yet they’re on the site; the ranking system is spurious; Avvo salespeople keep […]

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Survey Says! Law Firm Efficiency Drives Bottom-Line Success

November 16, 2017

By Doug Striker The 2017 Aderant “Business of Law and Legal Technology” Survey recently came out and it was fascinating. One of its top findings? Efficiency is key to success in an ever-competitive marketplace. (Hey wait… hasn’t someone you know been saying that for a long time? Oh yeah… me!) In fact, the first finding […]

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Casemaker Tips and Tricks for November

November 14, 2017

Each month we will be bringing you a few tips and tricks for making your research with Casemaker that much more efficient. This month — archived session laws, saving searches, emailing documents, and more.  For more Casemaker tips and tricks follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and via the Casemaker blog. Go to Subsection The Go To Subsection option […]

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Today’s LMS: SUV of the Tech World

November 9, 2017

By Doug Striker I was watching a commercial for an SUV the other day and laughed out loud at all the imagery they used to describe the vehicle’s capabilities: luxurious-looking date nights, kids hauling stinky sports gear, babies safely tucked away like chrysalises, and supremely messy, dangerous, off-road adventures. Will a family of 5 ever […]

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How I Practice: Amy Symons

November 7, 2017

Ever wonder how fellow attorneys make it through their day? Are there tips and tricks you wish you knew? We have interviewed solos from across the state to share their hard-earned lessons that might help you practice too. Next in our “How I Practice” series, meet Amy Symons. Amy is a Colorado native who earned […]

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Automated On-Boarding: Bye-Bye Zombie Apocalypse, Hello Ready-to-Work Recruits!

November 2, 2017

By Doug Striker, Ohhhhhhh, lookee there! It’s a fresh new crop of attorneys joining the firm! Aren’t they cute in their wide-eyed excitement over the cases they’ll handle, the team of Cracker Jack attorneys they’re joining, the new suits they bought… But someone’s got to train them in the “Ways of The Firm.” And this […]

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