Has your practice pivoted to virtual or hybrid?

Join us on February 11 for a live GoToWebinar on best practices to make (or keep) your practice ahead of the rapid changes happening in the legal industry.

Pivoting Your Law Practice: The Resilience & Grit You Need to Survive is designed to meet the needs of lawyers who understand the importance of transforming their law practices to address the new demands of virtual and hybrid business models.

Our diverse roster of experienced presenters will address topics such as technology transformations, working as outside counsel, managing stress with recovery, ethics of online payment systems and fee-sharing with non-lawyers and managing the ethics of law with second income streams.

Course number 5622 is approved for 1.0 Technology; 5.0 General CLE credits, 2 of which may be applied toward Ethics, 1 of which may be applied toward Professionalism and 1.0 Mental Illness Awareness. Section members register for only $185. REGISTER

3 Ideas for Avoiding Email Overload and Getting Important Things Done

If you find yourself spending way too much of your finite time in your inbox, then you’re not only adding to your stress, you’re also limiting your effectiveness. This article suggests three ways to gain control:

1. Schedule time for processing messages and communicating. 
2. Try to limit the number of emails you send. 

3. Establish communication policies with clients and colleagues.


Learn how to avoid a Bar audit!

On Jan. 19, attorney-CPA Debra Davis, a former Auditor and Lawyer Regulation Department Assistant Staff Counsel for The Florida Bar, will discuss trust accounting ethics and how to establish, manage and maintain a compliant trust account. Register now; don’t fear a Bar audit!

Live GoToWebinar, January 19, 12–1 PM. Course number 5705 is approved for 1 General CLE credit all of which may be applied toward Ethics. Section members register for only $50. REGISTER

Professionalism Nominations Due February 11

Nominations are due by February 11, 2022, for three prestigious professionalism awards. The Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism organizes and administers the annual awards program.

Submit nominations and see past winners on The Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism at The Florida Bar professionalism awards page.

Top 10 Tools and Tips for Solo & Small Firms

If you practice solo or in a small firm, you’re tasked with executing the roles of many. So how do you do that while keeping your sanity?

This article spells out 10 favorite tips and tools one attorney has leveraged on his journey as a solo. Which ones will you implement?

Upcoming  CLE (Some Free for Section Members)

Jan. 19 @ 12–1 PM:   Ethical Trust Accounting—Would You Fear A Bar Audit? Keys to Establish, Manage & Maintain a Compliant Trust Account

Jan. 26 @ 12–1 PM: Free CLE for Section Members: Enhance Your Practice by Gaining Leadership Skills and Florida Bar Board Certification

Feb. 11 @ 8 AM–12:35 PM:  2022 Solo & Small Firm Conference (Live GoToWebinar)

Feb. 15 @ @ 12–1 PM:  Cyber Stalking, Revenge Porn & Victim’s Rights: What All Lawyers Need to Know

Feb. 23 @ 12–1 PM:   Free CLE for Section Members: Successfully Balancing Family, Life and Practicing Law

Thank you to our 2021-22 section sponsors.