Aug
28
Wed
FREE CLE: Trust Accounting Procedures and Steps to Protect Your Clients’ Funds
Aug 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Aug. 28 Zoom Webinar, 12-1 p.m. Free CLE. Join the Solo & Small Firm Section for “Trust Accounting Procedures and Steps to Protect Your Clients’ Funds,” a live audio webcast by Florida Bar Chief Branch Discipline Counsel Sheila Tuma. This presentation will address the trust accounting process and procedures to help participants maintain all required records and be in full compliance with the rules. Solo & Small Firm Section members only. Registration will be approved when section membership is confirmed. 1.0 General CLE. Course No. 3636.

Trust Accounting Wednesday Wisdom CLE

Sep
25
Wed
FREE CLE: Paralegals and Lawyers – A Critical Partnership for Pretrial Litigation
Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Members-only free Zoom webinar presented by Priscilla Horn Warren, FRP and Jennifer Dietz. This presentation is a comprehensive review of the documents and information needed at the commencement of a pre-suit or litigation matter. Many forms have been included to assist the solo or small firm attorney and paralegal, in order to provide excellent representation to the client. The wealth of information contained in this material is invaluable, and fully explores the teamwork between the attorney and paralegal.

Oct
23
Wed
FREE CLE: A Lawyer’s Guide to Creating a Life, Not Just a Living: Unique Opportunities for Small Firm Lawyers
Oct 23 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Free, members-only Zoom webinar presented by Josh Hertz and Paula Black. This webinar will discuss ideas dealing with happiness in solo and smaller firm practices which is the foundation of mental health and well being.  Topics to be discussed include how to successfully run your firm and to develop business that fits into your lifestyle while making you happy as you help others.

Nov
6
Wed
FREE CLE: Tips for Preparing Jury Instructions and Verdict Forms
Nov 6 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Free, members-only Wednesday Wisdom Zoom webinar presented by Cristina Alonso. Jury instructions and the verdict form are the keys a jury needs to unlock the proper analysis of the evidence and argument at trial, rendering them a critical aspect of any successful trial strategy. This presentation will address best practices in drafting the instructions and verdict form, how to prepare for the jury charge conference, and tips when objecting to instructions and modifying instructions with an aim toward preservation of error for appellate review.

Dec
11
Wed
FREE CLE: Why Does the Practice of Law Have to Be This Stressful?
Dec 11 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Free, members-only Zoom webinar presented by Jamie Billotte Moses. What makes the practice of law so stressful? What are you doing or not doing that might be contributing to your stress? Are you making things more time consuming and frustrating than they need to be? Are you sabotaging your peace of mind? Jamie Billotte Moses, appellate specialist at Holland & Knight, will share with you some of her strategies for balancing work, raising children and trying to be a contributing member of the community.