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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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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The Lawless Landscape of Legal Writing

June 7, 2018

By Michael Blasie Think. Good legal writing is not about following rules. Good legal writing is good judgment. Test and improve your judgment with two guidelines. Have A Good Reason For Everything You Write. Many attorneys stop thinking about writing after a few years. They form habits. They think they know what certain briefs should […]

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Negotiation Strategies

June 5, 2018

By Sara Sharp Everything you need to know about negotiation can be learned from the country song, “The Gambler.” Starting with: “If you’re gonna play the game … you gotta learn to play it right.” Learning to negotiate well will never fail to be useful. If you own a house, receive a salary, have been […]

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June Solo and Small Firm Networking Events

May 31, 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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May’s Best of the Blogs

May 29, 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 Attorney Identity Theft (Podcast) Identity theft doesn’t just apply to stolen credit cards or social security numbers. […]

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Everything has a Process Part 2: How to Improve Yours

May 24, 2018

By: Erica Fujimoto Once you have identified a process in your firm, you can take steps to improve upon that process.  Remember, your processes may vary based on the circumstances of each matter, but there is still a process you follow in everything you do.  The hard part is figuring out whether what you’re doing […]

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Everything has a Process Part 1: How to Identify Yours

May 22, 2018

By: Erica Fujimoto Whether your firm handles corporate litigation, contracts, criminal defense, or any other type of law, one thing is true:  There is a process to everything you do.  And any time there is a process, there are ways to improve upon that process.  Change simply for the sake of change isn’t ever a […]

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Why You Need a Password Manager

May 17, 2018

By Barron K. Henly A password manager is a program that can securely store and organize logons, passwords, credit card information, bank account information, IDs (driver’s licenses, passports, etc.) and any other piece of information you might need (e.g., your children’s social security numbers, your Delta frequent flyer number, or the license plate number for […]

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