CLE Publications

GP Solo Symposium

Print Publication (paper version)

Noon-1 p.m.: Running our Law Practices on the Run: Safely and Ethically (Working Lunch)

Explore the ethical considerations surrounding cloud-based mobile computing to reduce costs and provide improved client-services with a specific focus on:

  • Web-based e-mail;
  • Google Docs, Dropbox; and 
  • Tablets, iPads and smart phones.

1-2 p.m.: Serving Our Clients in the Modern Legal World: Business Models for the Future

Learn about about several different business models that will allow you to effectively and efficiently modify your practice -- today and into the future.

2-2:15 p.m.: Networking Break

2:15-3:30 p.m.: Fundamental Ethical Issues--Protection for All

Explore professional responsibility issues for the solo or small firm, including:

  • Changes to and requirements of contingent fee agreements;
  • Ethics of social media; and
  • Accepting and declining, withdrawing from and closing cases.

3:30-4:45 p.m.: Judges on Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration

Learn how negotiation, mediation and arbitration can better serve your clients’ needs and interests as well as the common ethical pitfalls that create impasse.

4:45-5:30 p.m.: Networking--Ideas and Approaches

Acquire new skills and tactics from the perspective of a sole practitioner, small-firm attorney and general practice associate.

5:30 p.m.: Reception

The Second Annual General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm Symposium was developed by the GPSSF Section Council under the leadership of Chair John DiSciullo, Esq. and Vice Chair Scott D. Goldberg, Esq.

Sponsoring Sections:

The Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section

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Published: March 13, 2012

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