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Feb 2008

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Call for Applications: GP|Solo Young Lawyer Fellows »

The ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division is seeking applications for its 2008/09 Young Lawyers Fellows Program. The program provides leadership opportunities for young lawyers. The GP|Solo Division is committed to increasing the participation of young lawyers in Division activities. This program will provide young lawyers the opportunity to become actively and integrally involved in the Division’s meetings and committees.

The deadline for applying is April 15, 2008.

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Call for Applications: GP|Solo Diversity Fellows »

The ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division is seeking applications for its 2008/09 Diversity Fellows Program. The program is designed to promote diversity within the Division and the ABA, while providing leadership development opportunities within the Division for attorneys of color, women and those with disabilities.

The deadline for applying is April 15, 2008.

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2008/09 GP|Solo Division Committee Appointments
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Robert A. Zupkus
Chair-Elect, GP|Solo Division

Each year the Division’s Chair-Elect appoints more than 250+ members to leadership positions within the Division. These positions include everything from active Committee and Board Chairs who attend all GP|Solo meetings to Committee Member appointments that work via listserve.

Go for that Appointment! Get included! The deadline for applying is March 3, 2008.

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Call for Nominations: 2008 Solo & Small Firm Spring Awards »

The ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its annual awards program recognizing dedication to the practice of law as general practitioners or solo or small firm lawyers. Winners will be honored at the Division’s 2008 Spring Meeting Awards Ceremony in New Orleans, LA on May 2, 2008.

Three awards are given, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Project Award, and the Trainer Award. For complete descriptions of each award and convenient online application forms, please visit our Solo & Small Firm Awards webpage. Applications must be submitted online or postmarked by March 17, 2008.

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Call for Nominations: ABA Presidential Appointments »

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H. Thomas Wells, Jr.
ABA President-Elect

ABA President-Elect H. Thomas Wells, Jr. is seeking applications or nominations for appointed positions throughout the ABA. The President-Elect is privileged to fill vacancies on ABA Standing and Special Committees, Commissions, Working Groups, Task Forces and other ABA entities for the 2008-2009 Association year.

If you are interested and would like to have the GP|Solo Division nominate you please provide a resume, statement of qualification, highlight relevant prior experiences, bar services and prior presidential appointment for the position you would like to be nominated for to the Division Office at genpractice@abanet.org by February 25, 2008. It is recommended that individuals self-nominate and also request the Division’s nomination, as it may help you achieve the nomination. The deadline for submitting recommendations to the President-Elect’s office is March 1, 2008.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kimberly Anderson at (312) 988-5636 or Kimberly.Anderson@americanbar.org or Dee Lee at (312) 988-5648 or Dee.Lee@americanbar.org.

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