Solo http://soloincolo.com/?p=3820 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/_9nkxacBnDw/casemaker-tips-tricks-may Casemaker Tips and Tricks Casemaker Tips and Tricks for May Each month we will be bringing you a few tips and tricks for making your research with Casemaker that much more efficient. This month — adding notes, excluding terms in a search, citing references, your search history, and tracking for clients.  For more Casemaker tips and tricks follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and via the [&#8230;] Thu, 11 May 2017 15:03:26 Z http://soloincolo.com/casemaker-tips-tricks-may#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><p>Each mont<a href="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Casemaker-logo.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-3246" src="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Casemaker-logo.jpg" alt="Casemaker-logo" width="290" height="70" /></a>h we will be bringing you a few tips and tricks for making your research with Casemaker that much more efficient. This month — adding notes, excluding terms in a search, citing references, your search history, and tracking for clients.  For more Casemaker tips and tricks follow them on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/casemakerlegal">Facebook</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/casemakerlegal">Twitter</a>, and via the <a href="http://blog.casemakerlegal.com/">Casemaker blog</a>.</p> <p><strong><em>Adding Notes</em></strong><br /> The <em>Note </em>function is located in the light gray toolbar when you are viewing a document. You can add a note to any document within Casemaker. This note is specific to your account and cannot be seen by any other accounts, and you can add as many notes to as many documents as like. To add a note, click the Notes drop-down box, and select <em>Add Note</em>. A new window will appear where you can type in your note. Click SAVE when you are finished. The note is stored at the top of the document. Using the Notes menu, you can choose whether the notes are hidden or on display. To edit a note you’ve created, just click the pencil icon and make the necessary changes. To delete a note, click the corresponding ‘<em>X</em>’</p> <p><strong><em>Excluding Terms with a NOT search</em></strong><br /> Are your results giving you a bunch of cases that are not relevant but still contain your terms? Do those irrelevant cases all seem to have a term in common? Maybe you should try excluding a term. For example, maybe you want documents that mention property but not commercial property. In the search bar, you can enter property NOT commercial and Casemaker will give you cases that mention property that do not contain the word commercial.</p> <p><strong><em>Citing References</em></strong><br /> While it is great to get that green thumbs up or red thumbs down from Casecheck+ to tell you if a case has been treated negatively in subsequent cases &#8211; it is also nice just to have a list of what actually cited the case you are reading. This is where Citing References comes in. When you are reading a case, you will notice in the bar above the case a link for Citing References. This will provide you with a list of cases that have cited this case. Links to these cases are included and will take you directly to the portion where the case you are researching is involved. When you pull up the list of Citing References you can narrow the results by keyword or jurisdiction using the menu on the left as well.</p> <p><strong><em>You have History with Casemaker</em></strong><br /> Perhaps you have found yourself logged out of Casemaker. This is normal – to protect your privacy, Casemaker will log you out automatically after time has passed without any activity on your part. However, you may be concerned you won’t be able to get back to what you were doing. Don’t worry! Casemaker can help! Casemaker keeps a history of your activity as you search and browse. You can access this at any time by clicking the <em>History</em> link in the upper right corner of Casemaker. At the <em>History</em> link, you can view what you had worked with previously. The data is marked with a time stamp and if you were working with the Client function, you will see the tagged Client information as well. You can also delete content from the <em>History</em> screen if you wish by selecting one of the options from the drop-down menu.</p> <p><strong><em>Tracking a Client</em></strong><br /> Casemaker offers you tools to help you track the work you do such as the Client Tracking tool. Click on <em>Client </em>in the upper right of Casemaker. From here you can add or select a client to use. Once a client is selected, Casemaker will track and log any research you do in the system. When you sign out of Casemaker using the <em>Sign Out</em> link in the upper right, you will be given a report of the hours you spent researching for that client.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="border-radius: 2px; text-indent: 20px; width: auto; padding: 0px 4px 0px 0px; text-align: center; font: bold 11px/20px 'Helvetica Neue',Helvetica,sans-serif; color: #ffffff; background: #bd081c no-repeat scroll 3px 50% / 14px 14px; position: absolute; opacity: 1; z-index: 8675309; display: none; cursor: pointer;">Save</span></p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/_9nkxacBnDw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/casemaker-tips-tricks-may/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/casemaker-tips-tricks-may 2017-05-11 15:03 +00:00 2017-05-11 09:03 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3815 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/fvUEZ7hvusM/much-effort-put-client-retention Practice Management How Much Effort Should You Put into Client Retention? Nobody ever says that client retention is easy. However, the process of retaining existing clients can be significantly easier than finding new clients. If you had to choose between a difficult job and a very difficult job, which would you select? The task of retaining existing clients certainly requires time and effort. But searching for [&#8230;] Tue, 09 May 2017 14:54:04 Z http://soloincolo.com/much-effort-put-client-retention#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><p><a href="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Handshake_2.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-674" src="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Handshake_2-300x214.jpg" alt="Handshake" width="300" height="214" srcset="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Handshake_2-300x214.jpg 300w, http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Handshake_2-1024x731.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /></a>Nobody ever says that client retention is easy. However, the process of retaining existing clients can be significantly easier than finding new clients.</p> <p>If you had to choose between a <em>difficult job </em>and a <em>very difficult job</em>, which would you select? The task of retaining existing clients certainly requires time and effort. But searching for and attracting new clients usually requires even <em>more</em> time and <em>more</em> effort.</p> <p>When it comes to client retention, the process can be relatively simple. A happy client might continue to rely on you for legal services for many years – without requiring much more from you other than good work and excellent customer service. The real trick is making sure every client is satisfied.</p> <p><strong>Here are a few ways to make sure your existing clients remain pleased with your service for many years to come:</strong></p> <p><strong>Focus on Communication.</strong> People do not like to feel ignored – especially when they are paying you a large sum of money to complete a job. It’s essential that you keep the lines of communication open when you are helping a client with a legal issue. Clients expect to be treated well and to have their phone calls and e-mails returned quickly.</p> <p><strong>The Satisfaction of Your Clients is Important.</strong> Excellent customer service is essential. While you may be extremely busy serving many clients, each individual client wants to be treated as if he/she is your only client. Clients expect excellent service from a knowledgeable attorney. Once a case is closed or a project is complete, make sure to thank your clients for their business – and let them know you’d be happy to help them again in the future.</p> <p><strong>Show Appreciation.</strong> You want your clients to feel like they made the best possible decision when they chose you to be their attorney. Make sure they understand that you really care about them as people. Also, touch base with clients after their case or project is closed. This might be as simple as a bi-annual e-newsletter or an end-of-year holiday card.</p> <p><strong>Referrals are Exceedingly Valuable<br /> </strong>It’s important to remember that you must go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure your existing clients are satisfied with the legal service you provide. Not only might your happy clients refer others to you, but happy clients are apt to call you for any legal help they need in the future.</p> <p>Word-of-mouth advertising is the best type. People have a unique ability to persuade or convince their friends, co-workers, neighbors, and relatives to utilize one legal professional over another. You want to be the one they recommend, not the one they oppose. Client loyalty often results in referrals – which can be an excellent source of new, high-quality clients.</p> <p><strong>Spend Less Time, Effort, and Money<br /> </strong>Retaining existing clients is important. Successful client retention means that you can spend less time, effort, and money on marketing efforts. Growing your law practice can be much easier when you have a reliable client base. Adding new clients to an already stable pool of clients is easier, less complicated, and less stressful than constantly searching for new clients who do not already know you.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="border-radius: 2px; text-indent: 20px; width: auto; padding: 0px 4px 0px 0px; text-align: center; font: bold 11px/20px 'Helvetica Neue',Helvetica,sans-serif; color: #ffffff; background: #bd081c no-repeat scroll 3px 50% / 14px 14px; position: absolute; opacity: 1; z-index: 8675309; display: none; cursor: pointer; top: 44px; left: 20px;">Save</span></p> <p><span style="border-radius: 2px; text-indent: 20px; width: auto; padding: 0px 4px 0px 0px; text-align: center; font: bold 11px/20px 'Helvetica Neue',Helvetica,sans-serif; color: #ffffff; background: #bd081c no-repeat scroll 3px 50% / 14px 14px; position: absolute; opacity: 1; z-index: 8675309; display: none; cursor: pointer;">Save</span></p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/fvUEZ7hvusM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/much-effort-put-client-retention/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/much-effort-put-client-retention 2017-05-09 14:54 +00:00 2017-05-09 08:54 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3838 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/DMyHXAuk0PE/litigation-member-appreciation-reception-litigation-section-solo-small-firm-section-dba-bench-bar-committee-members Networking Litigation Member Appreciation Reception — for Litigation Section, Solo Small Firm Section, and DBA Bench Bar Committee Members The Litigation section invites you to meet their section and executive committee members, DBA Bench Bar Committee members, and area trial court and appellate judges at a complimentary reception. Enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres in this beautiful space overlooking the Front Range and Coors Field, and a chance to win CLE passes and other door [&#8230;] Thu, 04 May 2017 14:25:14 Z http://soloincolo.com/litigation-member-appreciation-reception-litigation-section-solo-small-firm-section-dba-bench-bar-committee-members#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><p><a href="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/drinks.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-3324" src="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/drinks-300x150.jpg" alt="drinks" width="300" height="150" srcset="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/drinks-300x150.jpg 300w, http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/drinks.jpg 400w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /></a></p> <p>The Litigation section invites you to meet their section and executive committee members, DBA Bench Bar Committee members, and area trial court and appellate judges at a complimentary reception. Enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres in this beautiful space overlooking the Front Range and Coors Field, and a chance to win CLE passes and other door prizes.</p> <p><strong>Tuesday May 9<br /> 6 to 9 p.m. </strong></p> <p>The Broadway Club<br /> 1999 Broadway, 32 Floor, Denver</p> <p><a href="http://www.cobar.org/Calendar/Event/sessionaltcd/LIT050917">RSVP today</a>!!!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/DMyHXAuk0PE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/litigation-member-appreciation-reception-litigation-section-solo-small-firm-section-dba-bench-bar-committee-members/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/litigation-member-appreciation-reception-litigation-section-solo-small-firm-section-dba-bench-bar-committee-members 2017-05-04 14:25 +00:00 2017-05-04 08:25 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3799 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/KABdIKGeFeg/improve-communication-style-greater-success Practice Management Improve Your Communication Style for Greater Success A few weeks ago at a professional networking meeting, a question was asked; what is the best way to communicate with people who you interact with during the course of the day?  Most people chimed in with their preferential choice of communication along with valid reasons why they favored their preferential method.   One person stated [&#8230;] Tue, 02 May 2017 14:45:02 Z http://soloincolo.com/improve-communication-style-greater-success#respond Paul Miller <p></p><p><a href="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/clients1.jpg"><img class="alignleft wp-image-3117 size-medium" src="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/clients1-300x200.jpg" alt="Business meeting" width="300" height="200" srcset="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/clients1-300x200.jpg 300w, http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/clients1-768x511.jpg 768w, http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/clients1-1024x682.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /></a></p> <p>A few weeks ago at a professional networking meeting, a question was asked; what is the best way to communicate with people who you interact with during the course of the day?  Most people chimed in with their preferential choice of communication along with valid reasons why they favored their preferential method.   One person stated that email was a coward’s way out, and to always phone. I thought to myself, everyone here is missing the mark. It’s not what way is best for you to communicate, it’s what’s they best way for their audience to receive the information.</p> <p>As an attorney our job is to educate and communicate. A good educator will deliver content that can be clearly understood by the audience. As public servants we need to clearly convey our ideas to the people we work with. They need to understand the laws, processes, advice, and our viewpoints. Whether it’s clients, paralegals, secretaries, witnesses, investigators, insurance professionals, court personnel, other attorneys, the myriad of other people not mentioned above, the public in general, juries, and even judges, being an effective communicator is paramount to being an effective attorney.</p> <p>Since people learn best when they can easily understand what is being presented, a strategy to employ when informing others is to match your communication style to their learning style.  There are three types of learning or communication styles; visual, auditory, and kinesthetic, and almost everyone uses a combination of at least two. If you learn how to identify someone’s learning style, and use techniques or methods that facilitate the processing of information being conveyed, you will save yourself time, and provide better service to your clients.</p> <p><strong>Visual Learners/Communicators </strong>tend to be fast talkers; they can be impatient and have a tendency to interrupt. The words or phrases that they use evoke visual images.  They best learn by seeing and visualizing. They’ll use phrases like, “I see what you’re saying.” They’ll choose professions that are visual such as photography and graphic design. When communicating with this type of individual use email, diagrams, drawings, pictures and PowerPoint presentations. Use imagery when communicating.</p> <p><strong>Auditory Learners and Communicators</strong> tend to speak slowly and are natural listeners. They think in a linear manner and prefer spoken directions or explanations, rather than written instructions. They learn or communicate by listening and verbalizing. They’ll use phrases like, “I hear what you’re saying.” When communicating with this type of individual use the phone, or Skype rather than email. Use timelines and explain things using a step by step process. If possible, have the person repeat the information back to you. Use something like, “I lost my train of thought….what was I just saying?”</p> <p><strong>Kinesthetic Learners and Communicators </strong>are the slowest of all talkers. They are slow decision makers as well. Since these individuals use all of their senses to learn, they best learn by doing and problem solving. They’ll use phrases like, “I feel what you’re saying.” Their preferential way to learn is through a hands-on-approach or trial and error. When communicating with a Kinesthetic Learner give them hardcopies to hold during conferences, as well as use demonstrations and case examples.</p> <p>In reality, you never going to know the learning or communication style of every single individual that you come interact with during the course of your day. Nevertheless, you should make an attempt to learn the communication style of people you frequently work with, especially your clients. Ask if they prefer phone, email, or text. Find out what their hobbies or activities are, what they do for a living, and just as important what they rather do for a living. These small observations, as well as the identifiers above should give you some insight on their prefered communication style.</p> <p>By matching how you communicate to your client’s learning style, you will be saving yourself a lot of time, while better serving your client. Wouldn’t it be nice to just explain things once?</p> <p><em>Paul Miller is a sole practitioner whose firm specializes in estate planning, nonprofits and small business law. In his spare time, he enjoys skateboarding, snowboarding, playing golf and working with young people. He can be reached at paul@pmillerlawoffice.com.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/KABdIKGeFeg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/improve-communication-style-greater-success/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/improve-communication-style-greater-success 2017-05-02 14:45 +00:00 2017-05-02 08:45 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3831 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/ubgTcQVAi-A/may-solo-small-firm-networking-events Networking May Solo Small Firm Networking Events 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, [&#8230;] Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:43:17 Z http://soloincolo.com/may-solo-small-firm-networking-events#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><p>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, and no RSVP is required to attend any of the meetings.</p> <p>We encourage you to think about and prepare questions or ideas to present to the group. Don’t hesitate to e-mail a meeting coordinator to suggest a CLE topic and/or speaker! <a href="http://www.cobar.org/For-Members/CBA-Sections/Solo-Small-Firm-Practice">Click here</a> for more information.</p> <p><strong>Downtown Denver – Tuesday, May 2<br /> </strong><em>Breakfast at 7:30 am (reservation in the name of D.A. Bertram)</em></p> <ul> <li><strong>1884 Restaurant (2nd Floor) inside the Denver Athletic Club, </strong>1325 Glenarm Place, Denver, (303) 534-1211</li> <li><strong>Contact:</strong> D.A. Bertram, (303) 871-9300, <a href="mailto:da@bertramlaw.net">da@bertramlaw.net</a></li> <li><em>First Tuesday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>Continental Divide Area — Tuesday, May 2</strong><br /> <em>Happy Hour at 5:30 pm</em></p> <ul> <li><span id="subPage3496"><strong>Location changes each month, contact Sandra for details</strong><br /> </span></li> <li><strong>Contact:</strong> Sandra Nettleton, (720) 232-0367, <a href="mailto:sandra@nettletonlaw.com">sandra@nettletonlaw.com</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Colorado Springs – Wednesday, May 3<br /> </strong><em>Lunch at 11:30 a.m. </em>Topic: Islamic Law &#8211; Learn to identify where US law clashes with Muslim law in family law and probate situations and gain greater sensitivity to Mideast culture and traditions. Presented by Tom Menza, Esq.</p> <ul> <li><span id="subPage3496"><strong>Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub, upstairs, </strong>21 S. Tejon, Colorado Springs, (719) 385-0766</span></li> <li><strong>RSVP to <a href="mailto:info@stasiukfirm.com">info@stasiukfirm.com </a></strong>for the program materials.</li> <li><strong>Contact:</strong> <span id="subPage3496">Tomasz Stasiuk, (719) 359-9311, <a href="mailto:JCD@DuveLaw.com">tomasz@stasiukfirm.com</a></span></li> <li><em>First Wednesday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>Downtown Denver – Tuesday, May 9<br /> </strong><em><span style="color: #ff0000;">Complimentary Reception this month from 6-9 p.m.</span> </em></p> <p><em><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>Join the Litigation Section and the DBA Bench Bar Committee for this special member appreciation reception and you may win one of several great door prizes including CLE passes! </strong></span><br /> </em></p> <ul> <li><span id="subPage3496"></span><span id="subPage3496"><strong>The Broadway Club, </strong>1999 Broadway, 32 floor </span><span id="subPage3496"><strong><br /> </strong></span></li> <li><strong><a href="http://www.cobar.org/Calendar/Event/sessionaltcd/LIT050917">RSVP</a> by May 1. </strong>Contact <a href="mailto:eakalin@cobar.org">Elizabeth Akalin</a> with questions, (303) 824-5329.</li> <li><em>Second Tuesday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>Denver Tech Center Area<em>—</em>Wednesday, May 10<br /> </strong><em>Happy Hour at 5:30 pm</em><strong><span id="subPage3496"></span><br /> </strong></p> <ul> <li><span id="subPage3496"><strong>Bar Louie, </strong>8000 E. Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, (720) 213-7080</span><span id="subPage3496"></span></li> <li><strong>Contact:</strong> <span id="subPage3496">Cynthis Griffin, (303) 547-2409, <a href="mailto:cynthiagriffin@gmail.com">cynthiagriffin@gmail.com</a><br /> </span></li> <li><em>Second Wednesday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>West Denver Metro Area (Jeffco) – Wednesday, May 10<br /> </strong><em>Breakfast at 7:30 am</em></p> <ul> <li><strong>Mimi’s Café, </strong>14265 West Colfax Ave., Golden, 303-384-9350.</li> <li><strong>Contact:</strong> Sarah L. Hostetter, (303) 274-2700, <a href="mailto:slhostetter@qwestoffice.net">slhostetter@qwestoffice.net</a></li> <li><em>Second Wednesday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><span id="subPage3496"><strong>North Metro Area – Thursday, May 11<br /> </strong><em>Happy Hour at 6 pm</em></span></p> <ul> <li><strong>LODO’s Bar &amp; Grill </strong>3053 W 104th Ave, Westminster, (303)635-8025.</li> <li><strong>Contact</strong>: Bill O’Meara, (303) 298-9888, <a href="mailto:wpomeara@klaaslaw.com">wpomeara@klaaslaw.com</a></li> <li><em>Second Thursday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>Westminster<em>—</em>Friday, May 12<br /> </strong><em>B</em><em>reakfast </em><em>at 7:30 am</em><strong><br /> </strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>The Delectable Egg (reservation under Lauren da Cunha)</strong><span id="subPage3496"><strong>, </strong>1005 W. 120th Ave, Westminster, (303) 451-7227<br /> </span></li> <li><strong>Contact:</strong> <span id="subPage3496">Lauren da Cunha, (720) 551-1851, <a href="mailto:lauren@dacunhalaw.com">lauren@dacunhalaw.com</a></span></li> <li><em>Second Tuesday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>Boulder<em>—</em>Tuesday, May 16<br /> </strong><em>Lunch at noon</em> (Reservation in the name of Graham Fuller, please RSVP to Graham so he can get an accurate headcount)<strong><br /> </strong></p> <ul> <li><span id="subPage3496"><strong>Carelli&#8217;s of Boulder, </strong>645 30th St., Boulder, (303) 938-9300</span><span id="subPage3496"></span></li> <li><strong>Contact:</strong> Graham Fuller, (303) 442-0802, <a href="mailto:graham@southboulderlaw.com">graham@southboulderlaw.com</a></li> <li><em>Third Tuesday of every month</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>Cherry Creek/Glendale</strong><span id="subPage3496"><strong> – Friday, May 19<br /> </strong><em>Brown Bag Lunch at 12 pm.</em> Topic: <em><strong>TBD</strong></em><strong><em><br /> </em></strong></span></p> <ul> <li><strong>The Ptarmigan Building </strong>, 3773 Chery Creek North Drive, Ste 575, Denver</li> <li><strong>Contact</strong>: Amy Symons, amy@symons-law.com</li> <li><em>Third Friday quarterly, location may change</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>W.O.L.F. Pack (Women Owned Law Firms) – June 7 &#8211; Discussion Topic: Emergency Backup Assistance<br /> </strong></p> <p>Quarterly networking events for women who own (or are thinking about starting) their own law firms. Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The <a href="http://www.thedenvertearoom.com/">Denver Tea Room</a>, 1165 South Broadway, Denver, CO 80210. Tickets are $25 per person (plus a handling fee), which include delicious teas, petite sweets and savories, tax and tip. Cash bar. Space is limited, please <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wolf-women-owned-law-firm-networking-group-tickets-27763941697">purchase your ticket in advance.</a> Select WOLF Pack Tea Salon. This event is non-refundable and non-transferable. If you have special dietary needs such as gluten-free or vegetarian meals, please contact the owner and chef, Margo Seymour, directly at (303) 321-2236.</p> <p>Questions about W.O.L.F. Pack events? Contact Kimberly Utesch at (720) 907-4491 or <a href="mailto:kim@uteschlaw.com">kim@uteschlaw.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/ubgTcQVAi-A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/may-solo-small-firm-networking-events/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/may-solo-small-firm-networking-events 2017-04-28 14:43 +00:00 2017-04-28 08:43 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3826 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/Vx-fc-MZlwc/aprils-best-blogs-2 Uncategorized April’s Best of the Blogs 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 one. Quick Tips Protect Yourself on Unsecured Wifi Tips for Using Your Smartphone at Work Three Apps to Help [&#8230;] Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:21:55 Z http://soloincolo.com/aprils-best-blogs-2#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><p>We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month.</p> <p>Please let <a href="mailto:adrago@cobar.org">us know</a> if you feel we are missing a particularly good one.</p> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="0"> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h3><strong>Quick Tips</strong></h3> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <ul> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10619/27/">Protect Yourself on Unsecured Wifi </a></li> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10620/28/">Tips for Using Your Smartphone at Work</a></li> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10621/29/">Three Apps to Help You Stay Organized</a></li> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/7823/30/">For more tips, check out Reba’s “Tips of the Week” </a></li> </ul> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="0"> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h3><strong>Product Reviews</strong></h3> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <ul> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10622/31/">Keynote for iPad</a></li> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10623/32/">Apple’s Workflow App</a></li> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10624/33/">Time Jump for the iPhone</a></li> <li><a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10625/34/">Tools to Manage Your Inbox</a></li> </ul> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="0"> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h3><strong>Technology</strong></h3> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>This App May Forever Change How You Read Legal Documents</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Out today is a significant enhancement to an app that may forever change how you read and annotate complex documents — at least if you use an iPad and especially if you use an iPad Pro. <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10626/35/">Read more</a>.</td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Do Attorneys Really Need Tablets?</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Tablets are great for a lot of things. They are very portable and it’s very easy to read documents, email and the internet on them. As full desktop replacements, or even laptop replacements, do they compare? <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10627/36/">Read more</a>.</td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Document Collaboration Tips</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Document collaboration is now standard for teams revising documents as a team. No more emailing back and forth, keeping track of versions, and inevitably losing files and changes. <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10628/37/">Read more</a>.</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="0"> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h3></h3> <h3><strong>Marketing</strong></h3> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Learn how to use LinkedIn to get your name and practice out to the community while ensuring you are maximizing your profile’s effect. <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10629/38/">Listen</a> to the podcast.</td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Marketing Your Law Firm For Free</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>It turns out that you can develop a vibrant marketing plan without spending one cent. In this guest lecture you will learn practical marketing tactics that you’ll be able to employ. Join us as we lay out specific networking and content marketing strategies to apply to your no-cost legal marketing. <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10630/39/">Listen</a> to the podcast.</td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>How to Prevail in the Discussion About Price</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Every attorney I know believes he or she is worth the prices they charge for legal services and tend to burr up when prospects initiate the price discussion. This is exactly the wrong reaction to have. <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10631/91/">Read more</a>.</td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="0"> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h3></h3> <h3><strong>Miscellaneous</strong></h3> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>A Solo’s Tips on Balancing Client Calls and Personal Time</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>If you’re a solo practitioner or in a small law firm, you are likely a slave to your smartphone, making sure clients can always reach you. What you need is a strategy for managing clients’ after-hours calls and emails. Here are a <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10632/92/">few tips</a>.</td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>How to Avoid Professional Burnout</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Unfortunately, professional burnout is not uncommon for lawyers in solo practice. Anyone who is bored with their job or feels dread at the beginning of every work day may be headed towards professional burnout. <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10204/93/">Read more</a>.</td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>New Site ‘Legably’ Matches Lawyers With Lawyers For Short-Term Projects</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>A new website called Legably aims to enable solo and small-firm lawyers to handle higher workloads by hiring other attorneys on an on-demand basis. The site matches attorneys who are looking for extra work with attorneys who have projects with which they need help <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111510/9890720/10633/94/">Read more</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/Vx-fc-MZlwc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/aprils-best-blogs-2/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/aprils-best-blogs-2 2017-04-26 21:21 +00:00 2017-04-26 15:21 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3802 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/z-tUUH4SxVM/denver-bar-association-member-may-member-appreciation-month-free-cles Community Are You a Denver Bar Association Member? May is Member Appreciation Month! Free CLEs and More!!! It is because of you, that the Denver Bar Association is currently in its 125th year of serving the Colorado legal community. Member Appreciation Month is right around the corner, and the best part is that many CLEs and events are specifically designed solo and small firm attorneys. All events are free, and many include [&#8230;] Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:19:25 Z http://soloincolo.com/denver-bar-association-member-may-member-appreciation-month-free-cles#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td>It is because of you, that the Denver Bar Association is currently in its 125th year of serving the Colorado legal community. Member Appreciation Month is right around the corner, and the best part is that many CLEs and events are specifically designed solo and small firm attorneys. All events are free, and many include a raffled giveaway. Registration for all events is required, so sign up early as many are expected to reach capacity. You may find the events below particularly of interest:</p> <p>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td> <a href="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/memberappreciation.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-3810" src="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/memberappreciation-300x157.jpg" alt="memberappreciation" width="300" height="157" srcset="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/memberappreciation-300x157.jpg 300w, http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/memberappreciation.jpg 470w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Featured Events:</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Trust Accounts</strong><br /> <em>May 1 from Noon to 1 p.m.</em><br /> CBA Executive Conference Room<br /> Valid for 1 Ethics Credit — Presented by The Office of Attorney Regulation, Margaret Funk<br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10634/12/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>File Retention</strong><br /> <em>May 3 from Noon to 1 p.m.</em><br /> CBA-CLE 3rd Floor Large Classroom<br /> (lunch will be provided)<br /> Valid for 1 Ethics Credit — Presented by The Office of Attorney Regulation, April McMurrey<br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10635/13/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Solo Small Firm and Bench Bar Reception</strong><br /> <em>May 9 from 6 to 9 p.m.</em><br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10653/14/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>How to Manage your Firm from India</strong><br /> <em>May 12 from Noon to 1 p.m.</em><br /> Valid for 1 General Credit — Presented by Clio (an Amazon Echo Dot will be raffled off to those in attendance)<br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10654/15/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Managing Retirement Savings Through Transition Webinar</strong><br /> <em>May 15 from Noon to 1 p.m.</em><br /> Presented by Clio (an Amazon Echo Dot will be raffled off to those in attendance)<br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10654/16/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>New Member Welcome Panel</strong><br /> <em>May 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.</em><br /> CBA-CLE 3rd Floor Large Classroom<br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10490/17/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Mindfulness: Learning to Embrace Change</strong><br /> <em>May 24 from Noon to 1 p.m.</em><br /> Valid for 1 General Credit — CBA Executive Conference Room<br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10638/18/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Nuts and Bolts: Practical Considerations for Integrating Unbundled Legal Services</strong><br /> <em>May 31 from Noon to 1 p.m.</em><br /> CBA Executive Conference Room<br /> Valid for 1 General Credit<br /> <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10655/19/">Register Now</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td>&nbsp;</p> <p>We hope that you can participate in the many events taking place all throughout May. For a complete list of CLEs, events and other happenings, visit <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10657/21/">denbar.org/events</a> and search for ‘member appreciation. Don’t forget to take advantage of free professional headshot sittings during most of May. Online scheduling can be made on the <a href="http://lists.cobar.org/t/111759/9927297/10656/20/">RCL Portrait Design</a> website. All DBA office hosted event will included catered lunches.</p> <p>&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/z-tUUH4SxVM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/denver-bar-association-member-may-member-appreciation-month-free-cles/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/denver-bar-association-member-may-member-appreciation-month-free-cles 2017-04-25 18:19 +00:00 2017-04-25 12:19 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3786 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/O5K03BclD-I/transitioning-tech-selling-practice-digital-age Practice Management Technology Transitioning Your Tech: Selling Your Practice in the Digital Age By Guest Blogger, Corinne C. Miller In a profession that has prided itself on maintaining its traditions over the years, the injection of technology has created new opportunities and challenges for the modern law practitioner. Cloud computing has made our firms more productive, saved our clients time and money, and streamlined discovery for firms of [&#8230;] Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:27:08 Z http://soloincolo.com/transitioning-tech-selling-practice-digital-age#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><p><em>By Guest Blogger, Corinne C. Miller</em></p> <p>In a profession that has prided itself on maintaining its traditions over the years, the injection of technology has created new opportunities and challenges for the modern law practitioner. Cloud computing has made our firms more productive, saved our clients time and money, and streamlined discovery for firms of all sizes. Firms are recognizing that comprehensive document management software (DMS), discovery software and general digital organization have become the industry standard and that such programs require unique security measures that many would not have contemplated even a decade ago.</p> <p>The daily use of technology in our practice will also impact the way we transition case information when selling our practice upon retirement. Regardless of whether you are selling your interest, selling your whole firm or retiring, technological advances are impacting how readily and securely we can transition our practices digitally.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Transitioning-Your-Tech.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-3788" src="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Transitioning-Your-Tech-300x200.jpg" alt="Transitioning-Your-Tech" width="300" height="200" srcset="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Transitioning-Your-Tech-300x200.jpg 300w, http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Transitioning-Your-Tech.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /></a>Cloud Computing and Security:</strong> <strong>The Baseline</strong></p> <p>We can all agree that paper files are becoming a thing of the past. There is a unique paradigm presented by young associates entering the profession and those who are on their way out regarding the need for DMS, the level of security required to protect these systems and how to effectively manage these systems for eventual transfer of a law practice.</p> <p>Most firms are recognizing the need to stay current with technological developments and are opting for comprehensive DMS that organizes, maintains and secures client files for easy use, access and transfer, when necessary.<strong>(1)</strong> Incorporating this critical technology into your practice will make the eventual transfer of your files as seamless as possible. The first step is, of course, maintaining a “paperless” office. Industry giants such as Worldox, Mycase, Legal Works, Firm Central and Practice Panther assist firms in making the transition from paper to digital and can support the transition from desktop to the cloud. With all these benefits, however, come the risks: With our confidential data now sitting in these vulnerable virtual systems instead of on paper files on our desks, hackers have emerged whose mission it is to compromise our practices and client confidentiality.</p> <p>It is no longer sufficient for law firms to rely on regular consumer software to serve as a firewall, backup and virus protection.<strong>(2) </strong>The increasing norm, even for small firms, is to outsource or purchase commercial-grade software. Citing concerns of client confidentiality, protection of internally-created legal documents, and privacy of incoming and outgoing communications to clients, third parties, and opposing counsel, firms are emphasizing a secure paperless route.</p> <p>The acceptance of technology in our profession is further exemplified by the creation of task forces focusing on these emerging technological concerns in our field, as well as states’ ethics committees taking time to opine on the issue. For example, the concerns surrounding data storage and computer system protection have escalated such that the Legal Cloud Computing Association (LCCA) was formed in 2010 to address the unique challenges facing modern law firms. To date, the LCCA has issued the only standards for cloud computing for attorneys, which were shared at the American Bar Association (ABA) Techshow in March 2016.<strong>(3) </strong></p> <p>Additionally, according to the ABA, approximately half of state ethics committees have expressly debated cloud-based practices.<strong>(4)</strong> Most states that have addressed the issue have trended toward the ever-elusive “reasonable care” standard, as contemplated by Colo. RPC 1.6 (cmts. 18 and 19) leaving much to be desired by those firms wanting to take a proactive role in preserving their clients’ confidentiality.</p> <p>The number of organizations and prevalence of ethics committees taking a hard look at law practice technology demonstrate that tech-based practices are becoming the norm. Such technology creates problems and solutions and will be a significant factor when selling (or considering purchasing) a law firm or shareholder interest.</p> <p><strong>Transitioning Your Practice</strong></p> <p>Relying almost exclusively on paper files made retirement or practice transition consist of a simple physical transfer of legal documents. While transitioning your practice might have been easier 10 years ago, it was far less secure. Paper is vulnerable in a different way than technology: It can burn in a fire, be stolen or reviewed by third parties present in the office, or vanish with no comprehensive, transferable backup. Paper also remains the only place where true “originals” exist.</p> <p>However, technology now allows you to share your whole practice with another party by providing a password, sharing a cloud storage device or handing over a hard drive. The application of secure cloud software and DMS increase the likelihood that you will be securely sharing your complete file with your successor while decreasing the likelihood of losing important documents, notes and case histories in the process. Furthermore, even an unorganized electronic file can be searched and recovered — unlike a pile of papers that is more susceptible to permanent loss. Like anything, however, transitioning a cloud-based practice has its potential drawbacks as well. Consider:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Incomplete Files:</strong> Even in an entirely paperless firm, DMS relies on human participation. There is almost no way to ensure that every relevant document has been scanned in, that everything has been uploaded to the correct file or that your successor will have everything they need to proceed on an open case.</li> <li><strong>Version types:</strong> Some DMS automatically alters the “native” (original) version of the files — that is, it may transfer emails from their Outlook version to a PDF. This can be problematic for disclosures and discovery requests that require native versions of files. If the files are not saved in their native form, they may not be recoverable.</li> <li><strong>Lack of Organization:</strong> Many practices today are only in the process of transitioning to a paperless office (or at least backing everything up on a computer drive/cloud), meaning that older files might remain in paper format while the newer ones are being uploaded for easy transfer. This can make it difficult to locate certain files or know where to look in the event that an older file needs to be analyzed at a later time.</li> </ul> <p>As we all know, technology is not infallible. In addition to the above concerns when transitioning your technology from one lawyer to another, another consideration is what happens when your practice transitions due to your death or incapacitation. Modern attorney succession plans should address not only who will take over their cases, but also outline how data is stored and how it can be accessed. Consider the following when transitioning your practice or documenting your comprehensive succession plan:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Share the Knowledge:</strong> Never have just one person be the gatekeeper of all computer server, cloud or DMS information. It is critical that passwords are kept (securely) in more than one place and that intimate knowledge of the programs your office uses are known by more than one person in the event that person leaves the firm or is not available during an emergency. You will need to be able to communicate, or have someone else communicate, the ins and outs of your cloud server and/or DMS during the transition.</li> <li><strong>Know Your Tech:</strong> Technology can create frustrating extra steps in our daily practice. However, you are only doing yourself a disservice (and potentially violating Colo. RPC 1.1) if you fail to acknowledge that technological advances in the workplace are here to stay and need to be implemented. This will also make it easier to explain to your successor how to use the technology and how you kept files organized.</li> <li><strong>Do Your Research:</strong> Not all cloud-based servers, DMS and anti-virus protection are created equal. You can save your practice time (and money) by researching your options and becoming fluent in the myriad of routes available to keep your practice secure.</li> </ul> <p>It is difficult to grasp where technology will be by the time millennial attorneys eventually sell their practices. The only certain way to ease the transition, whether you are selling your practice in three years or in 30, is to keep abreast with technological advances in our industry and consider how the choices you make to keep your clients’ information organized and secure will assist you down the road.</p> <p><strong>Conclusion</strong></p> <p>Regardless of your personal view of technology, cloud computing is here to stay and will inevitably impact the eventual sale or transfer of your practice. By understanding both the benefits and vulnerabilities of emerging legal technology, you can set your practice up for a legacy of success.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><em>Corinne C. Miller is an associate litigation attorney at Murr Siler &amp; Accomazzo, P.C. in Denver. She focuses her practice on business and commercial litigation, property law and contract disputes. She can be reached at cmiller@msa.legal.</em></strong> <em><strong>This post originally appeared in <a href="http://www.dbadocket.org/retirement/transitioning-your-tech-corinne-c-miller/">The Docket</a>.</strong></em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>NOTES</p> <p>1. Official comment [8] to Colorado Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 regarding attorney competence contemplates that “[t]o maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, and changes in communications and other relevant technologies […].” The specific language regarding technology was added in April 2016. This is similar to the ABA Model Rule 1.1 that states: “[t]o maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology […].”</p> <p>2. Two of the official comments to C.R.P.C. 1.6 (cmts. 18 and 19) concerning confidentiality emphasize requirements for “reasonable measures to preserve confidentiality.” These provisions were broadened in the April 2016 amendments.</p> <p>3. Legal Cloud Computing Association, “Association Sets New Cloud Security Standards for Legal” (March 17, 2016),</p> <p><a href="http://legalcloudcomputingassociation.org/association-sets-new-cloud-security-standards-for-legal/">legalcloudcomputingassociation.org/association-sets-new-cloud-security-standards-for-legal/</a>.</p> <p>4. See American Bar Association, Legal Technology Resource Center, “Cloud Ethics Opinions Around the U.S.,” <a href="http://americanbar.org/groups/departments_offices/legal_technology_resources/resources/charts_fyis/cloud-ethics-chart.html">americanbar.org/groups/departments_offices/legal_technology_resources/resources/charts_fyis/cloud-ethics-chart.html</a>. Additionally, aside from official comments to the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct, Colorado does not have a controlling ethics opinion regarding the issues raised herein. However, Formal Op. No. 90 (adopted on November 14, 1992), took an early look at how technology may impact lawyer communications in the future. Another opinion touched on the use and the dangers of metadata in practice. See Formal Op. No. 119 (adopted May 17, 2008); see also Jill Fernandez, “11 Tips to Safeguard Clients’ Digital Information,“ Colorado Supreme Court (Winter 2014),</p> <p><a href="http://coloradosupremecourt.com/newsletters/january_2014/11%20Tips%20to%20Safeguard%20Clients%27%20Digital%20Information.htm">coloradosupremecourt.com/newsletters/january_2014/11%20Tips%20to%20Safeguard%20Clients’%20Digital%20Information.htm</a>.</p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SoloInColo/~4/O5K03BclD-I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://soloincolo.com/transitioning-tech-selling-practice-digital-age/feed 0 http://soloincolo.com/transitioning-tech-selling-practice-digital-age 2017-04-20 14:27 +00:00 2017-04-20 08:27 -06:00 http://soloincolo.com/?p=3790 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SoloInColo/~3/VdghHtlSWZo/introducing-modern-law-practice-initiative-book-club-april-27 Practice Management Introducing the Modern Law Practice Initiative “Book Club” — April 27 The Modern Law Practice Initiative is bringing its Toolkit alive! Join us for a monthly gathering to discuss the CBA&#8217;s step-by-step guide of how to build a modern law practice, Successful Business Planning for the Modern Law Practice (available to CBA members for free). While each month will begin with a focus on a particular [&#8230;] Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:31:37 Z http://soloincolo.com/introducing-modern-law-practice-initiative-book-club-april-27#respond Alexa Drago <p></p><p><a href="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/books.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-3792" src="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/books-300x157.jpg" alt="books" width="300" height="157" srcset="http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/books-300x157.jpg 300w, http://soloincolo.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/books.jpg 470w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /></a>The <a href="http://www.cobar.org/For-Members/Modern-Law-Practice-Initiative">Modern Law Practice Initiative</a> is bringing its Toolkit alive! 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