By Affinity Consulting Group With many new Windows 10 Pro laptops, the built-in Bitlocker drive encryption is turned on by default. You may not even be aware of this, but it can bite you in the butt if your computer needs service and you don’t know the decryption key. Please follow these steps to determine […]

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Each month we will be bringing you a few tips and tricks for making your research with Casemaker that much more efficient.  For more Casemaker tips and tricks follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and via the Casemaker blog.   Related Federal You can select a jurisdiction or any combination of jurisdictions to search by clicking the Jurisdiction menu. This is […]

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A Dollar Here, A Dollar There

July 5, 2018

By Jennifer M. Ramovs, Director of Practice Management, Affinity Consulting Group My password management program, 1Password, which I heartily recommend, recently released its newest update, version 7. This article will not be about how good 1Password is and why you should own and use a password manager.[1] No, 1Password’s newest release reminded me that we’ve […]

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July Solo and Small Firm Networking Events

July 2, 2018

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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June’s Best of the Blogs

June 28, 2018

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 The Top 5 Wire Fraud Prevention Tips Fraudsters use spoofed email so learn to spot it. Although […]

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Help Your Firm Step Into The Future

June 26, 2018

By Erica Fujimoto, Director of Default Services, Affinity Consulting Group Have you ever wondered how some firms have generally “happy people?”  Their employees seem content, the firm is successful and is highly regarded by their peers? Being forward-thinking is a huge part of achieving success and employee satisfaction at your law firm. Here are some […]

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How do you Measure Up? Implementing Metrics & KPIs in Your Firm

June 21, 2018

By Erica Fujimoto, Director of Default Services, Affinity Consulting Group Law firms are typically run 2 different ways:  firms who try to analyze data and understand their business based on reports, and those who eyeball their circumstances and hope for the best.  One might think that as a result, the former have a good handle […]

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Taking Your Smart Phone on Vacation

June 19, 2018

Recently, I was reading an article in the Washington Post entitled America is obsessed with the virtue of work. What about the virtue of rest?. In her article, Elizabeth Bruenig argues that American culture celebrates the dignity of work to such an extent that the benefits of and need for rest are denigrated or ignored. […]

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Casemaker Tips and Tricks for June

June 14, 2018

Each month we will be bringing you a few tips and tricks for making your research with Casemaker that much more efficient.  For more Casemaker tips and tricks follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and via the Casemaker blog.   Seeing more with the Combined Link While you are browsing administrative code, statutes, rules and other materials you may […]

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Ethics Column: Which Came First — the Person or the Lawyer?

June 12, 2018

By Amy DeVan I was in an auto accident recently — thankfully, I was fine; sadly, my car was not. It required extensive repairs, which would be paid for by the insurance company that insured the driver who hit me. The question was when they would pay — before the car was repaired or after […]

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