Posts from the ‘Business of Law’ category

Rules for a Civilized Law Firm Departure

    Formal Opinion 116 of the Colorado Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee (cobar.org) is an excellent guide to the legal ethics considerations surrounding a lawyer’s…

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2015 DBA Award Winners

  Award of Merit: Charles Turner Much to Chuck Turner’s chagrin, this is his second Award of Merit win in the past year. After being presented…

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CU Regent Carves Out Unique Career in Law and Public Service

  As lawyers, we are no strangers to the world of higher education. Each of us admitted to the practice of law has at least conquered…

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What Does Leadership Mean to You?

  Leadership: we all recognize it when we see it, but its qualities are elusive in the abstract. Qualities such as good judgment and the self-confidence…

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The Sales-Phobic Attorney: End the “I Hate Selling” Mantra

  If you’re like most attorneys, you probably can’t stand—or even hate—selling. But without consistent business development efforts, your practice has no chance of thriving. New…

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Lirpa v. Loof Industries: Silver Lining Behind the Marijuana Cloud?

    While legalized cannabis has been booming in Colorado, parking pot proceeds in the bank has been impossible due to federal laws criminalizing marijuana manufacture…

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Leveraging Technology to Spur Juror Engagement

  Keeping jurors engaged during trials that stretch from hours to days and even weeks is a challenge during even the most compelling and important cases.…

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Entire Law School Curriculum Merely An Elaborate Practical Joke

  Harvard historians recently uncovered a never-before-seen letter found among the writings of the late Dean of Harvard Law School and founder of the Socratic case…

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Colorado Supreme Court to Recognize Money-Making Achievement

  In a surprising announcement, the Colorado Supreme Court has said that it will no longer provide awards to law firms, solo practitioners and in-house counsel…

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Top Needless Words to Consider Omitting

  Lawyers are accused, falsely or fairly, of many stereotypes, including being argumentative, loquacious and workaholics. One stereotype we have unfortunately avoided thus far is that…

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