GPSolo Magazine - June 2005

Section News

General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division

Solosez News Redesigned, the website companion for the Solosez e-mail list, has been completely redesigned. The website sports a new logo, easier navigation, and a new monthly feature called “Popular Threads.” Popular Threads is published each month and includes several of the best message threads, covering topics such as technology and helpful tips on being a sole practitioner. Check out the redesign and find out more about Solosez at

New Solosez Supreme Court Group Admission
January 16-18, 2006
Washington , D.C.

Each October, Solosezers from across the country and around the world get together in Washington with friends and family for a group admission to the bar of the United States Supreme Court. The October group became so popular that a second group has been added in January to handle the demand. Find out more about how you can attend this event by visiting

GP|Solo Section Award Nominations

We are now accepting nominations for the following awards:

  • Donald C. Rikli Solo Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Sole Practitioner of the Year Award
  • Annual Sole Practitioner Merit Award
  • Annual Small Firm Practitioner Merit Award
  • Solo and Small Firm Project Award
  • Annual Bar Leader Award

Find out more about each of these awards and apply online on our Section website, (Editor's note: the deadline for this was June 3)

2005 Annual Meeting: Mark Your Calendars!

August 4-10, 2005
Sheraton Chicago
Chicago , Illinois

Thursday, August 4
Section Awards Dinner
A special dinner honoring the hard work of your fellow Section members.

Friday, August 5
Keithe E. Nelson Memorial Military Law Committee Luncheon
A biannual event honoring the life and legacy of Major General Keithe E. Nelson.

Solo Day 2005: Rejuvenate Your Practice
A half-day CLE program featuring relevant, helpful information especially for solos and small firm practitioners.

Saturday, August 6
Dining Out
A night of military tradition, ceremony, and fine dining with the Judge Advocate Generals of the U.S. Armed Services and hosted by the American Bar Association’s GP|Solo Section.

The GP|Solo Section is proud to sponsor the following Presidential Centre CLE programs during the 2005 Annual Meeting:

  • Clients: Finding Them, Keeping Them, and Serving Their Needs
  • Bankruptcy 2005
  • Family Law and Lesbian and Gay Clients
  • Mastering Voir Dire and Jury Selection: Gain an Edge in Questioning and Selecting Your Jury
  • The Complete Guide to Divorce Practice
  • Historical Trial: The Haymarket Riots

More information on the Annual Meeting



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