Division Meetings

Vol. 1, No. 12


ABA Annual Meeting

August 2–5, 2012

Swissotel Chicago

Chicago, IL

Annual Meeting Registration is open!

Click here to view a full list of the Division’s activities at Annual Meeting.


Thursday, August 2, 2012

50th Anniversary Reception

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Central Time

Burnham Ballroom A at the Mid-America Club

200 East Randolph Drive, 80th Floor, Chicago, IL

You can purchase tickets when you register for the Annual Meeting.


Join us as we kick off the ABA Annual Meeting with our 50th Anniversary Reception at the Mid-America Club. You will enjoy food and drinks while you meet new friends and reconnect with old ones. We will also have guest speakers Dennis Archer and Karen Mathis both Past Presidents of the American Bar Association & Past Chairs of the General Practice Solo & Small Firm. We look forward to sharing this great night with you. See you there!

Tickets are $50.00 each.


Presidential CLE Programming

Friday, August 3, 2012

SoloDay: Microsoft Word and Outlook for Solo/Small Firm Attorneys

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.


Updates on LGBT Estate Planning

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.


Solo Day: 90 Tips in 90 Minutes

2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.


Historical Trial: Tokyo Rose—The Treason Trial of Iva Toguri D’Aquino

2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.


The Best Program for Real Lawyers by Larry Rice

3:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.


Saturday, August 4, 2012

Advising a Small Business

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.


Mortgage Relief from Stay and Foreclosure in Bankruptcy: “Who Gets the Money?”

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Practical Magic: Real Estate Closings in a Post-Bubble World

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer’s Soul—Case Studies on Leadership Development for Lawyers

2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.


Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Probate: New Ideas to Expand and Excel Your Practice

2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.


A Global Practice for Everyone: Insights Into Creation and Management of Overseas Operations

2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.


Other Activities

Friday, August 3, 2012

Keithe E. Nelson Memorial Military Law Luncheon

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.


Swearing-in Ceremony for the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.


Saturday, August 4, 2012

Annual Meeting of the Division Membership

8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.


Division Council Meeting

1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.


Sunday, August 5, 2012

Solo & Small Firm Lawyers Breakfast Caucus

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

This is a complimentary event, but please reserve your ticket when you register for the Annual Meeting.


Save the Dates!

2012 Fall Leadership Meeting and National Solo & Small Firm Conference

October 11–13, 2012

Westin Seattle

Seattle, WA


2013 ABA Midyear Meeting

February 7–10, 2013

Hilton Anatole

Dallas, TX


2013 Spring Leadership Meeting

May 23–25, 2013

Hotel Captain Cook

Anchorage, AK


2013 ABA Annual Meeting

August 8–11, 2013

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

San Francisco, CA


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