Posts from the ‘Business of Law’ category

My Paperless Office

  Imagine walking into your office to find your desk completely bare, with the exception of a laptop. Your bookshelves, file cabinets, and that stack of…

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Life & the Law: Lessons Learned from a Denver Judge’s 50-year Journey

  “I still believe in paper. They had to pull me kicking and scratching into the 21st century,” Judge Herbert Galchinsky says, chuckling. Galchinsky may not…

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“Winning” the Mediation

  Jason’s glassy-eyed stare at the city skyline outside his 21st story window ends abruptly with the knock at the door. Spinning around in his chair,…

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Hanging a Shingle: Lessons Learned From Launching a Practice As a Young Lawyer

  I graduated from law school and took the bar in 2013. For the past year, I’ve been working as a law clerk in the Denver…

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Book Review: Johnny Carson

  Almost anyone living on the North American continent in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s who appreciated a good laugh, had access to a television set,…

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An Ethical Practice in Today’s Electronic World

  A funny thing happened on the way to my law office. Everything changed. When I first began practicing law, there were some attorneys to whom…

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[POINT] Why Lawyers Need to Stop Writing Like Eighteenth Century Barristers [COUNTERPOINT] The Importance of Being Prolix

Point: WITNESSETH Our Profession Modernizing Our Drafting Practices  Why Lawyers Need to Stop Writing Like Eighteenth Century Barristers It’s 2014. You’re in your high-rise office on…

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2014 DBA Award Winners

Award of Merit: Judge Richard Gabriel Lawyer. Judge. Trumpet Player. These are just a few of the words that describe Richard Gabriel—and none of them comes…

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Career Hack: Valuable Advice for Women in Law

  “When I was in your spot in law school, the issue of being a woman in law was nonexistent for me…. It never occurred to…

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