Friday, April 15, 2011

Reminder: Register NOW to Attend April 20 CLE: Tips for Opening a Law Practice

In today’s turbulent economy more people are starting a law practice by necessity, if not by choice. With many of today’s new law practices failing during their infancy, learning how to effectively and efficiently open a law practice will lay the foundation for success for years to come.

Local attorneys will present a seminar on how to efficiently and effectively open a law practice.

The seminar is from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on
April 20, 2011.  It will be at the Elon University School of Law in Room 207.  The fee is $50 for attorneys, with no charge for Elon law students.  CLE credit has been requested.  To register or for more information, please contact Damon Duncan, CLE coordinator, at 336.856.1234 or
Six speakers will discuss practical and necessary tips of how to best open and thrive in your new law practice. The end of the seminar will have a 30-minute question and answer session.  Below are the presentation topics and the person speaking on that topic:

                       2:00 – 2:20 - Choosing a Business Entity (Adam Tarleton)
2:20 – 2:40 - Finances & Fees (Afi Johnson-Parris)
                        2:40 – 3:00 - Ethics & Avoiding Malpractice (Alan Woodlief)
                        3:00 – 3:20 - Maintaining a Balanced Life (Janet Ward Black)
                        3:20 – 3:40 - Finding & Keeping Clients (Cheryl David)
                        3:40 – 4:00 - Tech Tips to Increase Efficiency  & Decrease Costs (Damon Duncan)
                        4:00 – 4:30 - Q&A