New Solo Lawyer Series

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Sponsored by: Solo Small Firm Practice Section, Business Law Section and Young Lawyers Division of the Colorado Bar Association

The New Solo Lawyer Series is a series of short sessions designed to give new solo and small firm lawyers helpful information to get their practices started. The sessions will cover a broad range of topics including entity selection, trust accounting, marketing, malpractice insurance, office sharing arrangements, mentoring, networking, and technology. All of the sessions are FREE.

Getting Started: Entity Selection and Trust Accounts

Thursday, January 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Learn about the different types of entities you can choose for your new law firm and requirements related to trust accounts for client funds. This session will be presented by Teresa Casillas, The Law Office of Teresa M. Casillas, Denver, CO, Justin Moore, Office of Attorney Regulation, Denver, CO, and Jacob Vos, Office of Attorney Regulation, Denver, CO.

Approved for two general credits and one ethics credit.

Next Steps for Your Firm: Marketing, Office Sharing and Malpractice Insurance

Thursday, January 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Learn about malpractice insurance and office sharing arrangements for your new firm. Discover tips for marketing your services to clients and others. This session will be presented by Cori Miracle and Kaci Nice, Burns Brokers, Aurora, CO, Jay Kamlet, LawBank, Denver, CO, and Meranda Vieyra, Denver Legal Marketing, Denver, CO.

Approved for one general credit.

Resources for You and Your Firm: Mentoring, Networking and Mental Health

Thursday, January 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Learn about mentoring and networking opportunities available for attorneys, including Inns of Court, CBA Sections and other memberships. Also learn about mental health resources available to attorneys in Colorado.

This session will be presented by Ryann Peyton, Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program, Denver, CO, Jonathan White, Office of Attorney Regulation, Denver, CO, Carrie Bowers, Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program, Denver, CO, Barb Heikoff, Heikoff Law, Denver, CO, Judge Alfred C. Harrell, Denver, CO, and a representative from the Colorado Bar Association, Denver, CO.

Technology for Your Firm: Billing, Research and More

Thursday, January 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Learn about billing and timekeeping systems for attorneys and other items to add to your “tech stack”. Discover research services available to attorneys, including opportunities for free or low-cost research. You’ll also learn about an attorney’s obligation under the Rules of Professional Conduct to stay current in technology. You can visit virtual “vendor rooms” where you can discuss legal technology solutions with vendors. This session will be presented by Justie Nicol, Nicol Gersch Petterson, Colorado, Yev Muchnik, Launch Legal LLC, Denver, CO, and Nicole Black, Cohen Black Law, Denver, CO.

Approved for one general credit.

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