Section Notes


In This Issue’s Section News:

  • 2004 Spring Meeting – Sun, Golf, and a True American Hero
  • NEW! GPSolo Young Lawyers Page (please bookmark!)
  • New Book! Letters for Litigators
  • 2004 Annual Meeting—Solo Day and Section Passport Information
  • GPSolo Technology and Practice Guide Magazine—How to Set Up a Law Office
  • GPSolo Section Member Discount for ABA TECHSHOW ®

Save the Date: 2004 GPSolo Section Spring Meeting



ABA GPSolo Section Chair William Hogan invites you to join us for what will truly be a most memorable meeting from April 21–25, at the Gold Canyon Golf Resort located at the foothills of the Superstition Mountains outside of sunny Phoenix, Arizona. The Section will be presenting our Lifetime Achievement—Difference Maker Award to the esteemed General E. E. Anderson. In addition to the gala dinner on Friday to fete our award winner, the Section will be holding numerous committee meetings as well as hosting a golf tournament. You won’t want to miss out on all the fun!

(Did we mention most of the rooms at the Resort have their own hot tubs and that the Resort’s golf course was rated as the No. 1 public golf course in Arizona? Rooms/casitas start at $122!)

For more information on this meeting, please visit :
www.abanet.org/genpractice/events/04spring/index.html


GPSolo Section Young Lawyers Page



Judge Jennifer Rymell, Chair of the Section’s Young Lawyers Committee, invites you to visit the Section’s newest resource for our young lawyers. Our Young Lawyers Welcome Page provides a wealth of resources at your fingertips . . . from finding out more about the Section’s benefits, to highlighting recent New Lawyer articles, to providing book suggestions on topics relevant to your level of practice.

Please visit the Young Lawyers Page at
www.abanet.org/genpractice/younglawyers/index.html

And don’t forget to bookmark the page!


Hot Off the Presses . . .
Letters for Litigators NEW!
Essential Communications for Opposing Counsel, Witnesses, Clients, and Others
Daniel I. Small and Robin Page West



Save time and simplify your office routine! This publication includes numerous letters that can help simplify the task of communicating with opposing counsel, witnesses, clients, the court, and others. As an added benefit, all letters contained in the book are also included on CD-ROM.

As electronic communication via quick e-mails and voicemail becomes the norm, and paper letters the exception, it becomes increasingly important not to lose sight of the importance of documenting the file and maintaining a professional tone. These letters simplify and expedite this effort, whether they are sent in paper form or via e-mail. Don't reinvent the wheel. Start with these letters instead.

238 pages + CD-ROM
Regular price $80.00
General Practice Solo & Small Firm Section Member $65.00
Product Code 5150290
ISBN: 1-59031-267-8
Order Now!


2004 Atlanta Annual Meeting Passport and Solo Day Information
ABA 2004 Annual Meeting
August 5–8, 2004
Omni Hotel at CNN Center
, Atlanta, Georgia



The GP|Solo Section is pleased to announce the availability of Section Passports!
Passports include admission the Section’s Friday CLE programs as well as to all LPM and Litigation Section CLE programs at no additional cost! (Admission to Solo Day excluded.)

PASSPORT PRICES
$150 for Section Members
$175 for non-Section members
$100 YLD, Govt., and Judges
$0 Law students



While in Atlanta Be Sure Not to Miss…

Solo Day 2004—"We Are a Team": 99 Tips for Maximizing Your Potential
Featuring three educational sessions:

  • Go TEAM!!!! Marketing for Solos
  • How to Avoid Trouble: Making Your Malpractice Carrier Part of Your Team
  • Slippery Slope or Innovative Idea? Teaming With Other Attorneys WITHOUT Losing Your Clients

Solo Day attendees will receive a copy of "We Are a Team": 99 Tips for Maximizing Your Potential (a list of 99 of the best tips from the Solo Day Program).

Price Information
$125.00 includes copy of Thomas Kane's Letters for Lawyers
$ 75.00 without the book


For more information on registering for the meeting and purchasing Passports or Event Tickets please visit: www.abanet.org/genpractice/home.html


GPSolo Technology and Practice Guide December 03 Issue:
How to Set Up a Law Office



The December issue of the G PSolo Technology & Practice Guide is now online. The topic is "How to Set Up a Law Office." From Jim Calloway and Ellen Freedman’s article on "The Planning Phase" to David L. Master’s article on "Setting Up the Paperless Office," this issue will advise you step-by-step on how to get started. This issue also provides recommendations on what kind of hardware and software products are best suited for your needs (and budget!)


Section Members Get a Discount for ABA TechShow®!

ABA TECHSHOW ®
March 25–27, 2004
Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, Chicago, IL


Offers more than 50 education sessions in eight different tracks and a two-day expo featuring the latest cutting-edge technology.

General Practice members using program promoter code PP25 receive an additional $100 off!

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