Volume 3, Number 4 • September 2005

Division News

We Are a Division!

The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section is now the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division!

 Recognizing that most of America's lawyers practice in a solo or small firm setting, the American Bar Association is committing itself to offer more and better service to America's Main Street lawyers as they build their practices and serve their clients.

Read President Greco's letter on GP|Solo's transformation to a Division .

Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief

The ABA and GP|Solo are assembling resources to aid victims of Katrina, including help in moving a law firm, technology assistance, and help from our primary sponsor West. Find information about how to receive or partipate in Katrina relief efforts by GP|Solo, the ABA and others.

Difference Makers

Seaport Hotel, Boston
Friday, September 30
Cocktails at 6 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m.
Ticketed $65

The Difference Maker Award dinner honors the hard work of several local attorneys whose dedication has changed the profession of law for the better. The awards ceremony and dinner will be followed by live music and dancing in the beautiful World Trade Center overlooking the harbor.

This year's winners:

  • Diversity and Professional Achievement — Honorable Sandra L. Lynch, First Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Lifetime Achievement — Honorable William T. Hogan, Jr. (ret.) (a Boston lawyer, former counsel to Governor, former Commissioner of Corrections, former Commissioner Mass. Health and Human Services; former Mass. state court judge)
  • Professional Achievement — Michael S. Greco, ABA President

Visit our Fall Meeting pages to register .

Honor Roll

GP|Solo has been recognized as an Honor Roll recipient by the Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law for its commitment to increasing the diversity of lawyers in our leadership.

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