General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division

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Technology eReport

American Bar Association - Defending Liberty, Pursuing Justice

March 2008

Vol. 7, No. 1

Columns

  • MacNotes »
    MacBook Air, Time Capsule, and Office 2008 for the Mac.
  • TechNotes »
    Imagineering, high-speed wireless computing, and predictions for 2008.
  • SurvivingEmail »
    The advantages of multiple online personalities.
  • Sites for Sore Eyes »
    Fun and handy reference sites that rock.
  • ProductNotes »
    The HP MediaSmart EX475 and JD Supra.
  • DivisionNotes
    GP|Solo leadership appointments, more on JD Supra, a solo & small firm caucus, the new law student web page, and a call for nominations on a range of fellowships and awards.

 

DivisionNotes

2008/09 GP|Solo Division Committee Appointments Due March 3rd! »

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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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Get Noticed with JD Supra »

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GP|Solo is pleased to announce our newest Corporate Sponsor, JD Supra!

JD Supra™ is where the legal community shares its work (court filing, decisions, forms, articles). Part free research tool, part online community, part marketing platform, JD Supra creates an immediate and lasting connection between the legal community, clients, and the media. Grow your practice at JD Supra™.

For more information, go to www.jdsupra.com.

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ABA Leaders Listen to Solo/Small Firm Lawyers »


H. Thomas Wells, Jr. (ABA President-Elect), Karen J. Mathis (ABA Immediate Past President), Henry F. White Jr. (ABA Executive Director)

This year's Solo & Small Firm Lawyers Breakfast Caucus at the ABA Midyear Meeting included a panel discussion on the top five issues of concern to solo and small firm practitioners and featured Karen J. Mathis (ABA Immediate Past President), H. Thomas Wells, Jr. (ABA President-Elect), and Henry F. White Jr. (ABA Executive Director).

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GP|Solo Law Students Get New Webpage »

In GP|Solo, we're fortunate to have a good number of law student members, and we wanted to create a special webpage just for them. GP|Solo has added new articles, helpful tips & tricks, and even an RSS feed to its page just for Law Students.

Each month a new article for Law Students will also be featured in the Buzz (just look for the "Law Students" link on the left). The content will be updated frequently, so check back often!

abanet.org/genpractice/lawstudents

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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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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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