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Denver to Host Solo, Small-Firm Lawyers for ABA National Conference

Denver to Host Solo, Small-Firm Lawyers for ABA National Conference

By Daniel Buchanan

CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2011—More than 200 solo and small-firm lawyers from across the country and abroad will come to Denver to learn about ethical issues in use of legal technology, developments in residential foreclosure practice, immigration issues and more at the American Bar Association General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division National Solo & Small Firm Conference at the Westin Denver Downtown Oct. 21-22.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Enrique’s Journey,” Sonia Nazario, is the keynote speaker at the conference’s Oct. 21 Difference Makers Awards luncheon. The awards celebrate extraordinary lawyers who have broken down barriers for women, people of color and people with disabilities, regardless of sexual orientation.

Other programs will help lawyers become certified to obtain government business and assist minority- and women-owned solo and small firm practices to attract corporate clients.

There is no charge for media covering these events. To set up interviews with panelists or to obtain media credentials, please contact Ira Pilchen, ira.pilchen@americanbar.org, 312-988-5743.

What:
ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division National Solo and Small Firm Conference

When:
Oct. 21-22

Where:
Westin Denver Downtown, 1672 Lawrence St.

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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