Posts from the ‘Business of Law’ category

Flat Fees: You Are Only Limited by Your Creativity (And Your Oath) ~ By Chip Mortimer

I recently finished renovating a home. The financial arrangement with my contractor was simple. After paying a deposit for the materials, I paid the contractor fixed…

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How Regulators Are Blocking the Flat-Fee Revolution ~ By Keith Lewis

        Clients love flat fees because of the cost certainty that they bring. One of the most common complaints about lawyers is the…

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Bradford Publishing Chooses Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal Education to Carry On Legal Tradition ~ By Mary Dilworth

  Candace and Craig Boyle, President and CIO respectively of Bradford Publishing in Denver, recently announced the sale of the company’s legal division to Colorado Bar…

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First Amendment Legend Relinquishing Ownership of Legendary Tattered Cover Book Stores ~ By Keith Lewis

Fifteen years ago, Joyce Meskis, Owner of the Tattered Cover Book Store since 1974, stood up to federal and local law enforcement to defend the First…

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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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