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hanging your shingle

People are looking for professional legal services online. If you own a small neighborhood law office, then potential clients could be looking for you on the Internet. When they come looking, you need to make sure that you are easily found. To that end, create a local listing with a search engine. This listing will […]

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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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In the Stacks will offer a peek at the resources available to Colorado Bar Association members via its Lending Library. How to Start and Build a Law Practice by Jay Foonberg is an ABA bestseller also available in the CBA’s Lending Library. Thinking about starting your own law practice but unsure of where to start? […]

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If you’re hanging your shingle, you’ll have to decide what kind of technology you will use to run your firm, from cloud computing options to printers. Below, Phil Shuey will take you through considerations for your firm. Five-Minute Mentor: Technology for Your Firm, with Phil Shuey from Colorado Bar Association on Vimeo. Phil Shuey spoke […]

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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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Growing up in Crested Butte, Colorado, I was no stranger to hard work, and, beginning at age 12 I worked as a dishwasher at the Elk Mountain Lodge and a chambermaid at the Forest Queen Hotel.  I worked through the school year, too. By the time I finally started practicing law, I’d also worked as […]

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You might be going out on your own, but that doesn’t mean you have to do everything solo. That’s the motto for CBA-CLE’s Hanging Your Shingle event. The event, Aug. 18 to 20, will feature speakers that will guide you on starting a practice from the ground up, or give you tips for fine tuning […]

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