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Slack as a client communication tool: Bad idea or Worst idea?

  • April 12th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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Recently, a business attorney posting in The Lawyerist proposed that attorneys could use Slack to communicate with clients. As we represent attorneys in legal malpractice actions brought by the clients of those attorneys, we had to stop and ask: Is using Slack to communicate with clients a bad idea, or…

Guidance for HOA Managers re: Records Retention

  • January 27th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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January 13, 2016 — A new Director Position Statement by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies: Division of Real Estate pertaining to record retention duties of Community Association Managers (“CAMs”) has been published. The Statement sets forth the Division’s opinion of the scope of currently-existing retention regulations. While a CAM…

Colorado Supreme Court’s Baker Opinion Affirms Narrow Window of Liability for Attorneys

  • January 20th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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  On January 19, 2016, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its Opinion in Baker v. Wood, Ris & Hames, 2013 SC 554. In its Opinion the Court reexamined the issue of whether an attorney may be held liable to a non-client for legal malpractice and affirmed Colorado’s history of (by-and-large) classifying malpractice claims by…