General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division

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Jan 2009

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2009/2010 Committee Appointments »

Each year the Division’s Chair-Elect appoints more than 250+ members to leadership positions within the Division. This year, GP|Solo’s Chair–Elect, James M. Durant III will be appointing everything from active Committee and Board Chairs who attend all GP|Solo meetings to Committee Member appointments that work via Listserv. Applications due by March 20, 2009.

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Call for 2009 Solo and Small Firm Awards Nominations »

The ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its annual 2009 Solo and Small Firm awards.  The annual awards program recognizes dedication to the practice of law as general practitioners or solo or small firm lawyers.  Each year the Division honors outstanding solo and small firm practitioners, as well as bar leaders and bar associations at the Division’s Awards Ceremony held at the Spring Meeting. Recognition is given for Solo and Small Firm Lifetime Achievement, Solo and Small Firm Project Award and Solo and Small Firm Trainer Award. 

Winners will be honored at the Division’s 2009 Spring Meeting Awards Ceremony in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on May 8, 2009.  For a list of past winners, please go to the Division’s Solo & Small Firm Awards page or https://www.abanet.org/genpractice/awards/ssfawards.html.

  • Applications must be submitted online or postmarked by Monday, February 2, 2009. 
  • Please read the Award Summary and Application Instructions before completing the nominating form.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Call For Diversity Fellowhip Applications »

The American Bar Association General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division is pleased to announce the sponsorship of four Diversity fellowships in the Division during the 2009-2010 bar year.

Applications and nominations must be received by March 31, 2009. Successful applicants will be notified after the Division’s Spring meeting, May 7 – 9, 2009 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. For more information about the Diversity Fellowship Program, click here or go to http://www.abanet.org/genpractice/diversity/fellows.html.

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Call For Young Lawyers Fellowship Applications »

The American Bar Association General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division is pleased to announce the sponsorship of two Young Lawyers fellowships in the Division during the 2009-2010 bar year.

Nominations and applications must be received by March 31, 2009. Successful applicants will be notified after the Division’s Spring meeting, May 7 – 9, 2009 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
For more information about the Young Lawyers Fellowhip Program and to submit an application, click here or go to http://www.abanet.org/genpractice/younglawyers/ylfellowship.html.

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ABA Presidential Appointments »

ABA President-Elect Carolyn Lamm 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 2009-2010 Association year.

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Chair-Elect James M. Durant »

The Air Force Personnel Center
 Officer Promotions
8 January 2009

Lt Col James M. Durant III, Selected for Promotion to Colonel, USAF