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When I graduated in May 2011, I was extremely discouraged by the lack of prospects in the job market and I wasn’t sure where to turn. Whenever I asked experienced attorneys what I should do, it seemed that their answer was always to hang my own shingle.  This was an unpalatable suggestion at the time – how […]

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The Colorado judicial branch is offering training for its new e-filing system, the Integrated Colorado Courts E-filing System, which will become the mandatory e-filing system by June 30. The new e-filing system is already online in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th, and 19th judicial districts. The judicial branch has offered […]

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It seems that at least once a week my business associate, Danette Lilja, and I experience conduct by our colleagues that causes us to exclaim to each other, “And we worry about committing malpractice!” Based on numerous instances we’ve witnessed committed by other attorneys just in the past few months, I wonder if we’re some […]

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Every week this month, in celebration of Legal Professionalism Month, the Colorado Bar Association will share a tip on professionalism. This week, CBA Professionalism Coordinating Council Co-chair Peter Goldstein discusses the importance of having a streamlined intake process to ensure a good start in relationships with new or prospective clients. Client Intake by Peter Goldstein […]

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Every week this month, in celebration of Legal Professionalism Month, the Colorado Bar Association will share a tip on professionalism. This week, Colorado Court of Appeals Judge Richard L. Gabriel explains why it doesn’t pay to be a bulldog in the courtroom and how professionalism can boost your credibility, relationships with those involved in the […]

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In honor of National Pro Bono Week, Solo in Colo’s Barb Cashman sits down with Sharon E. Mohr, an attorney who founded Elder Justice Colorado, a nonprofit focused on assisting Denver city and county seniors with legal issues. Elder Justice will host a training for attorneys from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, […]

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Every week this month, in celebration of Legal Professionalism Month, the Colorado Bar Association will share a tip on professionalism. This week, attorney and CBA Young Lawyers Division Chair-elect Emma Garrison discusses the inevitability of making a mistake at some point in your career, and, more importantly, once you do err how to correct it.

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Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Bender, with the support of the Colorado Bar Association, has declared October as Legal Professionalism Month in Colorado. The aim of the month is to encourage members of the legal profession, professional entities, and judicial officers and staff to rededicate themselves to demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism and […]

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Siddhartha Rathod will join a panel of attorneys to talk about traps to avoid and practical tips for attorneys who are considering going into business for themselves at the CBA-CLE Hanging Your Shingle workshop on Friday, Aug. 17. In the video below, he offers his tips for attorneys who are starting a firm on their […]

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Hanging Your Shingle

by Sara Crocker on August 14, 2012

Marco Chayet will join a panel of attorneys to talk about traps to avoid and practical tips for attorneys who are considering going into business for themselves at the CBA-CLE Hanging Your Shingle workshop on Friday, Aug. 17. Chayet has a unique perspective, because he was once an attorney sitting in that same workshop. He […]

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