How the Ethical Lawyer Can Avoid Technology Traps
Nov. 17 @ 12 – 1 PM: How the Ethical Lawyer Can Avoid Technology Traps. Even the most ethical lawyer faces challenges presented by today’s technology. Former Bar Ethics Director Tim Chinaris will outline several areas in which an otherwise ethical lawyer could unknowingly cross the line and find himself or herself with ethical problems. Learn ways to avoid these “technology traps.” Course 4079. 1 CLE credit, all of which may be applied toward Ethics; 1 Technology CLE credit. Section members register for only $50. REGISTER
Don’t Overlook This Pandemic Marketing Hack
What’s the first thing you do when you get a call from a number you don’t recognize? Most of us hit “decline” and send the call to voicemail. If you don’t know your caller ID, call a friend and ask him or her to tell you what shows up.Caller ID announces who you are. For attorneys, caller ID can be another branding opportunity among your marketing tools. You’re not just “Jane Brown,” you’re “Jane Brown Environmental Lawyer” or “Law Office of Jane Brown.”
Ready to update your caller ID? Google “how to change caller id on [your cellular service provider]” to find out how.
Essentials of Sovereign Immunity Litigation Under §768.28
Nov. 18 @ 12 – 1 PM: Free CLE for Section Members: Essentials of Sovereign Immunity Litigation Under §768.28. Wednesday Wisdom Free CLE for Florida Bar Solo & Small Firm Section members only.* Presented by attorney Lee E. “Pete” Muschott. This webinar will provide the foundation for prosecuting claims against governmental entities or defending those entities against claims for negligence. Course number and CLE credit approval pending. *Registration will be approved when section membership is confirmed. REGISTER
New CLE for Solos & Small Firms
Dec. 2 @ 12 – 1 PM: Free CLE for Section Members: Make Money While You Sleep: Get Your Side Hustle On.Wednesday Wisdom Free CLE for section members only.* Join attorney Joshua Hertz and business development and law firm coach Paula Black for an informative webinar about different ways to generate passive income. Solo and small firm attorneys know all too well that there are only so many hours in a day—and adding one more thing to our to-do list is unthinkable. But what if that one thing could be revenue-generating? Join us for a lively discussion about supplementing your income. Course number and CLE credit pending approval. *Registration will be approved when section membership is confirmed. REGISTER
Dec. 8 @ 12 – 1 PM Live GoToWebinar: Professionalism for Florida Attorneys. This seminar presented by commercial litigator William Curphey will provide examples of unprofessional behavior and suggest ways to deal with it. It will discuss the Professionalism Expectations included in key Florida Bar documents, the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar upon which disciplinary action is usually based for unprofessionalism, informative cases, local professionalism panels, the Attorney Consumer Assistance Program, the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism and the 17th Judicial Circuit Pilot program on professionalism and civility. 1 CLE credit, all of which may be applied toward Professionalism. REGISTER
2021 Solo and Small Firm Conference
Register online now for the 2021 Solo & Small Firm Conference. This year’s theme is “Virtually Irresistible: Tech Tools and Strategies for Solos and Small Firms.” Our first-ever virtual annual conference features some of the top practice advisors in the country. And, you’ll learn first-hand from Florida attorneys who have built—and sustained—thriving law practices using technology and effective practice management techniques. Registrants have 90-day, on-demand access. Course 4253. 5.0 General; 3.0 Technology CLE credits. REGISTER
Join the section’s members-only Facebook group to network with colleagues around the state.
One of the most difficult things about working remotely is trying to stay connected. Let the Solo & Small Firm Section’s Facebook group be a resource for you. Find co-counsel, refer a case or ask for recommendations. It’s free. Our Wednesday Wisdom series is live on Facebook each month and the library of past videos is available 24/7 through the Facebook group for free, on-demand CLE. Join today to network with your colleagues from the section. JOIN NOW
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