Section Notes

Upcoming Meetings
Live News Feed from Lawyers Weekly USA
NEW BOOK: A Lawyer’s Guide to Estate Planning

Upcoming Section Meetings

The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division will be traveling to some exciting places this year for our upcoming meetings. Hope you will be able to join us!

Fall 2004:
October 13–17, 2004
Beverly Hills, CA

Winter 2005:
February 9–15, 2005
ABA Midyear Meeting
Salt Lake City, Utah
Grand American

Spring 2005:
May 18–25, 2005
(Joint Mtg. with the ABA Young Lawyers Division)
Miami, Florida
Fontainebleau Hilton

Summer 2005:

August 4–10, 2005
ABA Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL
Sheraton Chicago

For more information on upcoming meetings and events, please visit

Section Leadership
Chair: Lee Kolczun, Sheffield Village, Ohio
Chair-Elect: Dwight Smith, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Vice Chair: John Macy, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Secretary: Keith McLennan, Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Live News Feed for Section Members
The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division is pleased to announce the addition of a live new feed on the Section’s website, courtesy of the Lawyers Weekly USA!

To view the live news feed, please visit

Hot New Publication!
A Lawyer's Guide to Estate Planning:
Fundamentals for the Legal Practitioner, Third Edition

Price: $99.95
GP|Solo members: $89.95

This new book is intended to provide a helpful introduction to the basics of estate planning. It is written with an eye toward the needs of general practitioners and those who are seeking to develop a specialty in the estate-planning field. For this reason, the text is written in a user-friendly manner that provides basic text treatment of the subject along with cautions, examples, and planning pointers clearly denoted throughout the book

To purchase the book, please visit

Visit Our Website

The GPSSF Section has a website at It is part of the ABA website. The GPSSF website offers information about: (1) the time, date, and location of Section meetings; (2) Section activities; (3) membership; (4) publications, including books available for sale and electronic copies of the Section’s magazines and newsletters.


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Contact Information

ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division
321 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL, 60610
Phone: 312.988.5648
Fax: 312.988.5711

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