General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division

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Jan 2008


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Sponsor Spotlight: Regus Virtual Offices »

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Regus is proud to be a GP|Solo sponsor for 2008. Regus has a solution for you when setting up your law office. A Regus Virtual Office has the tools you need to project a professional image without the high overhead:

  • A corporate address to use as your own
  • Mail forwarding
  • Local phone number and receptionist to answer and transfer calls
  • Professional meeting rooms
  • Administrative support
  • Over 350 locations in the U.S.
  • Programs starting at just $175/month
  • As a GP/Solo member, your first month is FREE

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2008/09 GP|Solo Division Committee Appointments
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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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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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Solo & Small Firm Breakfast Caucus at Midyear »

The GP|Solo Division cordially invites you to attend the

Solo and Small Firm Lawyers
Breakfast Caucus

Sunday, February 10, 2008
7:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.

Whittier Room, Lobby Level
Beverly Hilton Hotel
Beverly Hills, CA

Please attend and contribute to the development of an ABA
membership initiative for solo and small firm practitioners.

R.S.V.P. (Acceptances ONLY)

Be sure to indicate the names and number of people
from your party who plan to attend.
Registration is free.
Phone: 312.988.5648

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Caucus Co-Chairs:
James M. Durant, III
M. Joe Crosthwait, Jr.

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Call for Nominations: ABA Presidential Appointments »

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H. Thomas Wells, Jr.
ABA President-Elect

ABA President-Elect H. Thomas Wells, Jr. 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 2008-2009 Association year.

If you are interested and would like to have the GP|Solo Division nominate you please provide a resume, statement of qualification, highlight relevant prior experiences, bar services and prior presidential appointment for the position you would like to be nominated for to the Division Office at by February 25, 2008. It is recommended that individuals self-nominate and also request the Division’s nomination, as it may help you achieve the nomination. The deadline for submitting recommendations to the President-Elect’s office is March 1, 2008.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kimberly Anderson at (312) 988-5636 or or Dee Lee at (312) 988-5648 or

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