Solo/Small Firm Boot Camp: Why Move to a Solo/Small Firm Practice
How to Survive, Strive, Thrive, and Come Alive in Your Practice
Did you know that over 60% of all attorneys in the United States are solo or small firm practitioners? If you are contemplating making an entrepreneurial move to putting up your own shingle, NAPABA and the Solo & Small Firm Committee presents this new pilot program designed to assist you in making that leap. The program will feature of combination of lectures and small group/one-on-one workshop sessions. We will cover a broad range of topics including the mechanics of starting up a firm, branding/client development, and transition considerations. The Bootcamp’s faculty features some of the most successful solo & small firm practitioners in the country and in-house attorneys. Bootcamp will be limited to 15-20 participants.
11:45 am-12:55 pm Plenary Lunch
1:00 pm-2:25 pm Nuts & Bolts of Starting Your Own Law Practice: Fundamentals and Practical Considerations
Founder, Law Office of Quyen Tu
Gerald S. Ohn
Founder, The Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC
Managing Partner, DeMartini & Yi LLP
Michael D. Yim
2:30 pm-3:55 pm Elder Law Today: Successfully Navigating the Grey Areas Across Communities of Color for Boomers and their Families
As the population ages with Baby Boomers entering retirement and senior years, elder law issues will become a larger part of many legal practices. This CLE will address what elder law entails and how it effects all lawyers. How do families cope with taking care of their elderly and senior family members? What are potential ethical issues and pitfalls for attorneys faced with elder law issues? And what are the unique elder law issues facing the ethic and immigrant communities? Our distinguished panelists include practitioners specializing in elder law matters and AARP attorneys who will all share the latest trends and ethics in managing your elder law practice and issues.
Program Chair & Moderator:
Anne I. Shaw
Attorney and Officer, Shaw Legal Services, Ltd.
Rawle Andrews, Jr.
Regional Vice President, State and National Group, AARP
Sally Balch Hurme
Project Advisor, Health Education, AARP
CEO, IAMBIC Group
Partner, Grimaldi and Yeung LLP
4:00 pm-5:00 pm Workshop–Advanced Skills and One-on-One Counseling
Innova Law Group
Founder, Ishimatsu Law Group, PC
General Counsel and Secretary, Xerox Corporation
Vice President and Chief Litigation Officer, Nationwide Insurance
Amy Lin Meyerson