Members:  Here’s a special offer just for you from Section Annual Sponsor LexHelper. Florida Bar Solo & Small Firm Section members receive a 10 percent lifetime discount on LexHelper’s virtual front office receptionist services. LEARN MORE

The Top 10 Law Firm Marketing Articles Written During the Pandemic

How do you keep up with law firm marketing—and should you?—with the world turned upside down? Through the first half of 2020, Attorney at Work’s contributors delivered solid advice and ideas for marketing your practice. Click through to read all 10. Our favorites are below. 

CLE for Solos and Small Firms—All in One Place

Thank you to SSF Section CLE Committee Chair Linda Calvert Hanson, who came up with the idea to create a one-stop-shop on the section website for CLE (some free) to benefit your solo or small firm practice. Check out our newly launched CLE page at You have four options for accessing Solo & Small Firm Section-sponsored CLE courses:
  • Visit our calendar page to register for upcoming monthly live audio webcasts and free Wednesday Wisdom Zoom webinars.
  • Join our section’s members-only Facebook group to access a video library of previously recorded Wednesday Wisdom webinars.
  • Purchase previously recorded section CLE through The Florida Bar, available 24/7 as on-demand seminars and podcasts.
  • Purchase previously recorded section CLE through The Florida Bar in CD or DVD format.

Florida Lawyers Helpline

Did you know? Every lawyer in Florida now has access to high-quality confidential mental-health resources.

Florida Bar members can call the new Florida Lawyers Helpline at 833-351-9355 or “833-FL1-WELL” and speak with a mental health professional who can provide crisis intervention and referral for up to three free visits with a locally-based, licensed mental health professional.

Given the current environment, members will be able to get telehealth therapy sessions until it is safe to go back to in-person sessions.

The service is provided through an agreement with CorpCare Associates, Inc., an Atlanta-based firm that boasts a network of 11,000 providers nationwide and some 200 providers in Florida, with plans to enroll more. LEARN MORE

New Service in Microsoft Word Checks Grammar In Word, Outlook and on Webpages

Tech tip from The Florida Bar and LawTech Partners: Microsoft Editor is an AI-powered, writing virtual assistant that offers basic suggestions in grammar and spelling as you type. It catches typos and mistakes and can help you communicate more clearlyin more than 20 languages.
Editor is a new service that comes with a Microsoft account and/or Microsoft 365. You can use it in Word, Word online, Outlook (desktop) and as a standalone browser extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, Microsoft’s replacement for Internet Explorer. Editor underlines the issues as it finds them. Select the underlined word or phrase to accept or ignore the suggestion presented to you. DOWNLOAD IT

24/7 Online CLE at

If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop for great CLE, bookmark and go straight to a collection of downloadable CLEs and podcasts. The 2020 Florida Law Update has just been added, and you’ll have access to popular CLEs like Malpractice Pitfalls for Solo & Small FirmsEmployment Law Mistakes Small Firm Practitioners Should AvoidHow to Ethically Build a Virtual Law Firm Business Model and more.

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