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The Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct require that all lawyers protect client confidentiality. Colorado Bar Association Law Practice Management and Risk Management Director Reba Nance discusses quick and easy things lawyers can do to ensure that their clients’ data is protected.

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Following and abiding by the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct can be challenging enough for an attorney, but issues can become even more complicated if you are practicing two professions. In the video below, Eric Nesbitt, a Colorado licensed real estate attorney and commercial real estate broker, covers ethical considerations involved with actively practicing dual […]

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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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Whether you are a newly licensed attorney or a seasoned professional, there is one thing you have in common with your peers—being asked for legal advice. Legal advice is your work product; it is how you’ve built your career and how you’ve made a living. Frequently, attorneys are asked for legal advice from all walks […]

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In the last post we crossed the threshold, which means we have finally committed to “the journey.”  Now we face certain obstacles, remember Homer’s “Odyssey”– or maybe you’re thinking of the more current rendition of it,  “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” So – away we go!  Let’s look at some of our “tests” first.  Unlike […]

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Building on the trust and expertise groundwork you have capably demonstrated in a non-egotistical way in your attorney bio, you can go into more detail here to highlight your expertise, demonstrate trustworthiness, and show you can meet a potential client’s legal needs. Remember that good relationships are based on good provision of legal services, and […]

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As a solo or small firm practitioner, you’re probably your own assistant, which means you have filing duties, too. A new file retention rule (CRCP 1.16A) was approved by the Colorado Supreme Court in February. You can learn about the new rule, your general duties at termination of the attorney-client relationship, the need to have […]

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