Archive for April, 2014

Only in Colorado: New Supreme Court guidance regarding advising clients about marijuana

  • April 19th, 2014
  • Miles Buckingham
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While the public’s eye and attention have been on the availability of retail marijuana in some Colorado communities, few stories have looked at the ethical quandaries which attorneys in this state have faced as they have tried to advise and inform clients about both recreational and medicinal marijuana sales. These…

The ‘Heartbleed’ exploit, and steps to protect you and your clients

  • April 11th, 2014
  • Miles Buckingham
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Have you heard of Heartbleed? Hopefully you have, and you have acted in response to the news. Recent reports of a security flaw affecting key, ubiquitous internet-based services is a frightening reminder of the need to be proactive with security measures in a law firm. At the very least, check…

The sophomore* stage of professional, or creative, development

  • April 6th, 2014
  • Miles Buckingham
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Ira Glass of This American Life puts to words how difficult it is, and how much work it takes, to bring the quality of your work to the level that you expect of it. He is speaking of creative personalities, but his words speak just as much to young attorneys,…

The law as a profession, and attorney advertisements

  • April 4th, 2014
  • Miles Buckingham
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A recent episode of 99% Invisible explored some of the more colorful attorney advertisements across the country. The podcast invites listeners to consider how they perceive attorneys, in general, as a result of the advertisements of a few. The discussion with regulation counsel for the State of Florida also provides…

DORA seeking comments on proposed HOA manager rules

  • April 1st, 2014
  • Miles Buckingham
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In keeping with the mandates of the HOA Manager Licensing Bill (HB13-1277) the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies is seeking the public’s comment on proposed rules for managers of community associations. The form for registering comments, and links to the statute and the proposed rules, is available here. At first…