Free Wednesday Wisdom CLE: Paralegals and Lawyers—A Critical Partnership for Pretrial Litigation
The Wednesday Wisdom free CLE series is a benefit of your membership in the Solo & Small Firm Section.
2019 Agricultural Law Update CLE
Register online now for the Solo & Small Firm Section’s annual Agricultural Law Update CLE on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Florida Farm Bureau in Gainesville. This year’s updates include Employment Laws Affecting Farm Operations, Crop Insurance; Water Management District Permitting; Marijuana Agriculture Ethics and Law, and state and federal Agricultural Policy Legislation. This in-person, live event is approved for 5.5 General, 5.5 State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice and 1.0 Ethics CLE credits. Solo & Small Firm Section members register for $135, non-section members $180, non-lawyer guests $95, and full-time law college faculty members and students $90.
Hidden Immigration Implications That Solo and Small Firm Practices Need to Know
Oct. 15, 12-1 p.m. In today’s constantly changing climate, more and more we find that to best serve our clients we need to be able to spot issues that may arise from a client’s immigration status. This seminar will help you spot the hidden immigration law issues in traffic, criminal and family law cases. In addition, you will learn tips on how to make strategic alliances with immigration practitioners so they can be a resource for your practice.
Presented by Patricia Hernandez and Nora Rotella of Rotella & Hernandez, LLC Immigration & Family Law, Miami. Course 3407. 1 General, 1 Immigration & Nationality CLE. Section members register for only $75.
A Lawyer’s Guide to Creating a Life, Not Just a Living; Unique Opportunities for Small Firm Lawyers
Oct. 23, 12-1 p.m. Members-only Wednesday Wisdom free Zoom webinar. “A Lawyer’s Guide to Creating a Life, Not Just a Living; Unique Opportunities for Small Firm Lawyers” is a live audio webcast by Joshua Hertz and Paula Black. This webinar will discuss ideas that deal with happiness in solo and smaller firm practices, which is the foundation of mental health and well being. Topics include how to successfully run your firm and develop business that fits into your lifestyle while making you happy as you help others. Solo & Small Firm Section members only. 1.0 General CLE. Course No. TBA.
Annual Ethics Update 2019. Building a Gold Standard Reputation – The Ethics of Practicing Law
As members of The Florida Bar, our reputations, ethics and standing in the community should be impeccable. Program Chair Peggy Hoyt has recruited an excellent group of presenters who will discuss professionalism, courtroom etiquette, cybersecurity in a changing world, sexual harassment and the unauthorized practice of law. Course 3477. Discounted registration for Solo & Small Firm Section members only $160 (live) and $210 (webcast).
2020 Solo & Small Firm Conference
Don’t miss the Solo & Small Firm Section’s 2020 CLE conference! “SOS: Secure. Optimize. Systemize.” is an all-new CLE event on survive-and-thrive strategies for solos and small firms. Registration opens soon for this very special CLE, which takes place on Friday, Feb. 7 during The Florida Bar Winter Meeting in Orlando. Program chairs Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy and Cristina Alonso have put together an excellent lineup of sessions and an all-star list of speakers. Check out the program.
- Secure the Hatches. Cybersecurity and Privacy for Lawyers
- Know the Ropes. Bar Resources, Mentoring and Member Benefits
- Lighten the Load. Automation, Integration and Paperless Strategies
- All Hands on Deck. Creating and Managing a Successful Virtual Law Firm
- Bridge the Gap. Generating Outside Income and Revenue Streams
- Stay the Course. Surviving Solo While Sick
- Toe the Line. Ethics and Social Media
Members-Only Facebook Group
Membership is growing in our Facebook group! Find co-counsel, refer a case and share your news. It’s free. Our new Wednesday Wisdom series will be live on Facebook each month. Join today to network with your colleagues from the section.