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Life as a Solo

Life as a Solo

I am a solo attorney that relies heavily on technology. This not only makes me more efficient, but saves space and time.

Solo Section Breakfast [photos]

Solo Section Breakfast [photos]

The Solo Section meets for a networking breakfast the third Wednesday of even-numbered months. Free for section members. For more information, visit the Solo Section page at www.cccba.org.

Search Engine Optimization for the Solo Practitioner and Small Law Firms

Search Engine Optimization for the Solo Practitioner and Small Law Firms

It is widely known that Google’s U.S. market share for searches is dominant (over 70% by some estimates), but what isn’t as widely known is that for law-related searches, Google’s market share is overwhelming (over 90% by some estimates). Even if a client finds a lawyer in a major directory, there’s a strong likelihood that he or she found those directories through a Google search initially. Consequently, this article focuses primarily on optimization for the Google search engine.

Meet CCCBA's 2017 Section Leaders

Meet CCCBA’s 2017 Section Leaders

Introducing an amazing group of hardworking and dedicated individuals who are the backbone of the Contra Costa County Bar Association – the Section Leaders!

Annual Officer Installation Luncheon, January 27, 2017

You are invited to the CCCBA’s annual Officer Installation Luncheon at Contra Costa Country Club, 801 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill. We will honor Judge Trevor White and Judge Thomas Maddock for their many years of service as they hang up their robes and retire from the bench. OFFICERS TO BE INSTALLED BOARD MEMBERS: Philip […]

Unique partnership between AIG and Contra Costa Senior Legal Services in Concord California

Local Corporations Step Up to Provide Unique Pro Bono Legal Services in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services (CCSLS) is celebrating its 40th year of providing free legal services to older residents of our county. The nonprofit organization expects to provide services to a record 1,200 clients this year with a small staff of in-house attorneys and a veritable army of dedicated volunteer attorneys. Under CCSLS’ supervision, these […]

Second Annual Pro Bono Expo

Second Annual Pro Bono Expo

The eight organizations at the event offered a wide variety of opportunities for new attorneys who just passed the bar to more “seasoned” lawyers looking to mentor a young attorney or just spend a bit of time each month giving back to the community.

President's Column, The Benefits of CCCBA

President’s Column, The Benefits of CCCBA

As my year as President of the Contra Costa County Bar Association winds down, I find myself thinking about the many benefits I have received from the CCCBA since I joined the organization some eight years ago, when I first moved my practice to Contra Costa. Initially, I joined the Women’s Section and the Real […]

Bar Soap

Bar Soap

Many things are happening locally with our legal community. So many in fact that it is impossible to learn about them, much less comment on all of them. But I will give it a try. MCLE Spectacular, Spectacular! You actually don’t need my reminder, but the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s 22nd MCLE Spectacular is […]

Contra Costa Lawyer online edition October 2016

October 2016 – Family Law Issue

Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine: October 2016 Family Law Edition Browse October’s articles below view online or download [1 MB] Highlights from the October issue, guest-edited by David Erb TABLE OF CONTENTS: Features: All in the Family: George and Laura Pfeiffer, by Lisa Mendes Quality of Life and Family Law in New York & California, by […]

Civil Jury Verdicts

Civil Jury Verdicts

Indeed it has been some time since I penned the popular Civil Jury Verdicts column. Same old story: Very few attorneys are reporting their jury verdicts to me. I will say, trials are getting out in our Contra Costa Superior Courts, so I know there are cases to report. I also know local lawyers who […]

LRIS Spotlight: Carl Kadlic

LRIS Spotlight: Carl Kadlic

Contra Costa County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral & Information Service is a win-win for the Bar Association and for the community. The community benefits in that the LRIS offers a low cost method to find qualified attorneys for a variety of issues such as criminal defense law, family law, personal injury, real estate, business law, […]

Freedom

Freedom

Over the past 25 years, the Democrats have behaved as expected and the Republican Party has been hijacked by people more concerned with restricting the right to an abortion, restricting the rights of the gay community, and telling people where to go to the bathroom.

The 20/10/5 Rule: The Key to Managing Your Firm and Your Life

The 20/10/5 Rule: The Key to Managing Your Firm and Your Life

Many small firm and solo attorneys who seek outside marketing assistance are frustrated by their income, stressed out, and/or overworked. There are usually three specific issues that stand in the way of their success.

Carol Langford

Ethics Corner – Cyber Attacks and Ethical Obligations to Clients

How long has it been since you pulled out your legal malpractice insurance policy and checked to see if it covers your computer getting hacked with a Ransomware virus?