In-Person Program

How New Attorneys Enter the Practice: Hanging Your Shingle

Practical advice so you can confidently begin the practice of law

2190173P01
Tuesday, 2/26/2019, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm
MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place, Boston
3 substantive credits, 0 ethics credits
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Product Description

Starting a law practice is exciting, demanding, and rewarding. MCLE’s Hanging Your Shingle series is an unparalleled opportunity to learn how to avoid pitfalls and take charge of your career. This concentrated and thorough program offers a conversational environment that provides a unique chance to learn how to run your own law practice. This program focuses on the newly minted attorney and features experts providing instruction and guidance on how to successfully open one’s own law practice, including setting up your own business, formulating an effective business plan, tax planning, billing and avoiding malpractice. The program gives you the information you need to become a successful and ethical lawyer-entrepreneur. Whether you know you want to establish your own firm or you are just “testing the waters”, this is the workshop for you.

2:00 - 2:05 pm
Welcome and Introduction
2:05 - 2:30 pm
Knowing Yourself and Defining Your Practice
Panel
2:30 - 3:15 pm
Setting Up Your Law Firm as a Business
Panel
3:15 - 3:30 pm
Networking and Refreshment Break
3:30 - 4:00 pm
Computers, Technology, and Software
Panel
4:00 - 4:15 pm
Marketing Ideas: Client Development and Networking
Susan Letterman White, JD, MS, Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP), Boston
4:15 - 4:30 pm
Marketing Ideas
Panel
4:30 - 5:00 pm
"Ask the Experts" Q&A Session
Panel

Special Program Materials:

Table of Contents

Chair

Catherine F. Downing, Esq., Downing/Van Dyke, Boston

Faculty

Michael D. Kelly, Esq., Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers, PC, Boston
Susan Letterman White, JD, MS, Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP), Boston
Nathaniel W. Sears, Esq., The Law Office of Nathaniel W. Sears, Danvers

Speaker(s)

Fees

  • $112.50 - MCLE Sponsor Member
  • $93.75 - New Lawyer
  • $93.75 - Pending Admittee
  • $93.75 - Law Student
  • $93.75 - Paralegal
  • $125.00 - All Others

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