Month: July 2015

The Best Pricing Advice I Ever Received

By Jordan Furlong So it was the summer of 1983, and I had reached that particular stage of adolescence when your parents have finally managed, after a long succession of hints, to get across the idea that this would be

Posted in Law Practice Management, Practice Management, Solo Practice, Uncategorized

Using Social Media to Market Your Solo Practice

By now we’ve all heard about social media marketing for law firms and other businesses. Everybody online seems to be talking about Facebook likes, Twitter followers, LinkedIn connections, and even using Instagram, Pinterest, and Slideshare to market companies and firms

Posted in Law Practice Management, Marketing, Networking, Practice Management

6 Ways a Smartphone Makes You More Efficient

By Melanie Atkinson The proliferation of smartphones and tablets in the workplace has dramatically changed how business is conducted, and the legal profession is no exception. Nearly everyone has a mobile device, but how many of us use these devices to

Posted in Law Practice Management, Practice Management, Technology

10 Small Talk Tips That’ll Make You Forget You Ever Had to Rely on “So, How About That Weather?”

By Vernon Gunnarson People who are naturally good at small talk are an unusually lucky lot. While they can easily ramble on about, well, anything, we’re stuck brainstorming what to say next.

Posted in Career Development, Marketing, Networking

Council Spotlight: Jim Fogg

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Jim Fogg is a Denver native and currently serves as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. James S. Casebolt of the Colorado Court of Appeals. He began his clerkship

Posted in Community, Council Profiles, Member Profiles, Networking

Five Ways to Say ‘Me First’

By Jamie Spannhake Why is it that we take care of everyone and everything else before we take care of ourselves? Why do we neglect our needs in ways we would never tolerate from another person? Why do we accept this self-treatment?

Posted in Community, Professionalism

Council Spotlight: Jeffrey Land

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Jeffrey Land is originally from Tennessee, and often visited his grandmother for vacation in Colorado. Jeffrey attended CU-Boulder for undergrad and Florida Coastal for law school. He is a solo-practitioner

Posted in Community, Council Profiles, Member Profiles, Uncategorized

When Persuading, Body Language Beats Words

By Janet Ellen Raasch In any law firm, there is a lot of persuasion going on. Persuasion and negotiation are, after all, essential skills in the practice of law. But they are also important in other tasks performed at law

Posted in Career Development, Law Practice Management, Marketing, Networking, Practice Management

My Other Job Is in a Law Office: 10 People You Didn’t Know Were Lawyers

Originally posted on Online Paralegal Programs.

Posted in Career Development, Community, future of law

Introducing the CBA’s IMPROVED Online Find A Lawyer Directory

By Alexa Drago Get Found—Update Your Listing Today All CBA members receive a free premium listing trial until January 1, 2016.

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