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

Wellness CLE:  Section Members Register for Only $50

Aug. 18, 12-1 PM live InReach webinar by attorney coach Nora Bergman. Now available 24/7 on-demand or podcast. The statistics are clear. Lawyers are challenged with depression, stress, anxiety and alcohol abuse at levels much higher than the general public. But there are things we can do to increase our happiness quotient and avoid burnout. In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn why happiness, wellness and resilience are essential to your health, your well-being and your effectiveness as a lawyer. You’ll also learn things you can do right now to get happy and stay happy.

Course number 4013. Approved for 1.0 General; 1.0 Mental Illness Awareness CLE credit. Section members register for only $50.

Remote Litigation Academy Offers FREE Online Training

Phipps Reporting’s “Remote Litigation Academy,” offers a variety of free learning paths designed to help establish best practices in remote litigation, maintain the highest levels of security and develop law firm leadership during this time of change and challenge. You don’t have to be a litigator to benefit from this great collection of resources. The learning paths contain courses to help you work effectively in a remote environment. You can access Webex and Zoom tutorials, learn about ensuring the security of your online meetings and more.
In addition, Phipps conducts individual, small- or large-group Zoom training, informal and interactive sessions that last approximately 30 minutes. Contacts are listed below to schedule free Zoom training. LEARN MORE

How Legal Tech Can Differentiate Your Firm During a Crisis

Client expectations go beyond a firm’s ability to say “yes” and its ability to take on a matter. The firms must also be able to deliver. In many instances, it is legal technology that gives them that ability—potentially making legal tech the ultimate differentiator.
There are a number of characteristics that make a law firm stand out to a prospective client, but those that allow the firm to provide superior service tend to make the most substantial impact. Two types of solutions that could move your firm closer to the top of a prospect’s shortlist are tools that allow you to provide fast, accurate answers and tools that help you take on new types of matters. Click here for a free Thomson Reuters white paper on ways that tech can make a difference for your firm during these uncertain times.

FREE Wednesday Wisdom CLE on August 26

Aug. 26, 12-1 PM free Wednesday Wisdom Zoom webinar for section members. Learn how your financials can help you make better decisions, get a hold on your cash flow and use metrics to achieve your goals. Presented by Joy Lutz, a CPA, certified tax coach, and owner of Aligned CPA, LLC in Lake City, FL, where she helps solo and small law firms with accounting, tax prep and planning and advisory services. REGISTER

More Great CLE Opportunities

  • Law Firm Automation: Processes & Procedures. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 12 – 1 PM live InReach webinar. Join attorney Chelsie M. Lamie, who has built a seven-figure virtual law firm in under four years by creating and implementing processes and procedures to maximize the production of her team while minimizing redundancy and maintaining an incredible work/life balance. Course number 4061. Approved for 1.0 General CLE. Section members register for only $50. REGISTER
  • Retirement Plans for Law Firms: What’s the Best Option? Sept. 23 Wednesday Wisdom Zoom webinar by Michael Stewart of Wells Fargo. Free CLE for Solo & Small Firm Section members. In this webinar, Mr. Stewart a Wells Fargo Private Wealth Financial Advisor, will discuss retirement plans for law firms and their various features. Course number and CLE approval pending. REGISTER
  • Annual Ethics Update: “Legal Ethics in a Changed World.” Live InReach webinar, 8 AM–1 PM. Course number and CLE approval pending. Registration opens soon.

CLE for Solos and Small Firms—All in One Place

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.

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