As more lawyers consider venturing into solo or small
firm practice, the Boston Bar
Association (BBA) today announced that it has joined forces with the Law Office Management Assistance Program
(LOMAP) to offer Foundations
for a New Practice, a six part continuing legal education (CLE) series that will start on
October 4, and be held at 16 Beacon Street, Boston. The target audience for the
series will be recent law school graduates and lawyers practicing in other
settings -- such as larger law firms, in-house at corporations, and
government or legal services -- who think they might like to open their own
Participants will acquire the entrepreneurial skills necessary for succeeding
in solo or small firm practice and learn the basic building blocks for
developing a law office. By learning alongside their peers, they will also
begin to build their professional network. The series will culminate with
participants drafting a business plan to be reviewed by select faculty.
Faculty, including practicing attorneys and
advisors, will provide real world examples of how to build a successful law
practice. The series will also be offered online for those unable to attend in
Tips for Starting a Law Firm
October 4, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Marketing Techniques to Grow Your Practice
October 24, 2012, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Technology to Work: Running a Small Firm with Big Technology
November 7, 2012, 4:00 - 7:00
Firm Financial Management: A Crash Course On What You Need to Get Started &
November 14, 2012, 4:00 -
V. The Small Business Owner: Managing Your
November 28, 2012, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
A Business Plan: Putting It All Together
December 5, 2012, 4:00 - 7:00
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