Volume 3, Number 2 • April 2005

Section News:

Diversity Fellowships —Last Chance—Apply Today!

The Section’s Diversity Committee and Membership Board identifies and nominates four lawyers of color who will be appointed by the Chair-Elect to funded fellowship positions within the Section, effective during the following bar year.

Deadline April 30, 2005.

Find out more and apply to the Diversity Fellows program.

Bylaws Changes

Attention all members—the Bylaws Committee has recommended to the Council that certain Section bylaws be changed. Please download and review the revisions to the Bylaws (MS Word) and email genpractice@abanet.org with your comments.

2005 Spring Meting
May 18–22, 2005
Miami, Florida
Fontainebleau Hilton

We're having a heat wave!

The ABA’s General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division and the Young Lawyers Division are joining forces with the Florida Bar Association and the Florida Young Lawyers Association for a national conference offering outstanding opportunities for lawyers to participate in substantive programs and exciting social activities . . . all under the warm Miami skies.

Find out about the CLE, social events, and things to do around town at our Spring Meeting pages .


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Solosez Supreme Court Group Admission

Five years ago, our local lunch group had an idea: let’s get a small group together for a group admission ceremony to the Supreme Court. The idea quickly went national. Now, each October, Solosezzers from around 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.

Find out how to participate in this memorable experience on Solosez.net.

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