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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.

Mark Vickness: Guitar Virtuoso | Michele S. Lane: Singer/Songwriter

Mark Vickness: Guitar Virtuoso | Michele S. Lane: Singer/Songwriter

Focusing attention on music requires getting my mind out of law and that’s a healthy thing.

Victoria Snyder: Rock Climber | Philip Hunsucker: Scuba Diver

Victoria Snyder: Rock Climber | Philip Hunsucker: Scuba Diver

Climbing has been incorporated into our lives together so much that we climbed up Half Dome as part of our wedding week activities.

Estate Planning for Digital Assets: Has Technology Taken Us Back to the Wild West?

Estate Planning for Digital Assets: Has Technology Taken Us Back to the Wild West?

Getting access to a decedent’s digital assets can be challenging without specific document language.

The Business of Law

The Business of Law

Many of us became lawyers because we weren’t inclined to go into “business.” But the truth is, whether you are an associate, solo or leading a full-service firm, you are running a business.

True Social Networking: Face to Face Meetings

True Social Networking: Face to Face Meetings

By their very design, law firms encourage solo efforts rather than facilitate the face to face meetings that foster collaboration, teamwork and better client service.

Reputation Management for Your Law Firm

Reputation Management for Your Law Firm

Nowadays, negative comments from a disgruntled former client can be read worldwide and found in search results for the rest of your career.

The Profit in Pro Bono

The Profit in Pro Bono

It is amazing how taking cases involving people who do not have the resources to pay for their own cases have the ears of people who do.

What is Your Google Analytics Data Telling You About Your Website Visitors?

What is Your Google Analytics Data Telling You About Your Website Visitors?

You’d be surprised at the amount of information that Google is collecting about your website and its visitors.

Bar Soap: June 2014

Bar Soap: June 2014

I have enough trouble keeping my kids and their friends from using “like” in their conversations, but as I sat in a hearing the other day, a lawyer used it at least five times in arguing a motion.

Technology: Don’t Fear It, Embrace It

Technology: Don’t Fear It, Embrace It

If you don’t embrace technology, you will probably be left behind. The following websites and email services are helpful in making hardware and/or software decisions…

Meet Your 2014 Section Leaders

Meet Your 2014 Section Leaders

Meet the chairs of our 20 sections and find out why you should join…

Member-Only Benefits

Member-Only Benefits

Businesses featured here offer discounts to CCCBA members that would not otherwise be available.

Grow Your Business with LRIS

Grow Your Business with LRIS

We do the marketing for you: We get over 12,000 calls each year from people who are looking for legal representation.

President's Message: Final Thoughts

President’s Message: Final Thoughts

This organization can be as meaningful to you as you want. Or it can just be the organization to which you mechanically pay dues.

The Boys and Girls of Summer

The Boys and Girls of Summer

As the clock struck three, players streamed in from everywhere as fast as judges coming to an 8:30 a.m. hearing.

A Meeting to Remember

A Meeting to Remember

The meeting of the Board of Governors of the State Bar in October promises to be one of great significance. The board will consider some proposals that could have a large impact on the practice of law.

Law Libraries: An Attorney's Best Resource

Law Libraries: An Attorney’s Best Resource

Open to everyone and with a wealth of resources, the county law libraries in the Bay Area have much to offer busy trial lawyers and their staffs.

Summer and Civility

Summer and Civility

Consider using this time of summer optimism to extend an olive branch to your adversaries. Respect that they have families to spend time with, just as you do, and their own plans for time off. Extend them common courtesies regarding extensions of time and deposition scheduling. Share stories of great vacations and time away from work. View them as people as well as adversaries.