Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division

The ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division (GPSolo) is the national voice for solo, small firm and general practice lawyers, including military and government lawyers. 

GPSolo Member Benefits

GPSolo is proud to provide a wide array of benefits for our members, with a special attention to the professional and personal needs of solo and small firm attorneys. AND, ABA members can get all these benefits for free with complimentary membership for GPSolo

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FREE Law Student Event

Are you interested in starting your own firm after law school? Worried about going it alone? Join us for a free two-part event to learn from lawyers who did it and tools to help you make it on your own. In Part 1 on April 21 at 12 PM CT, our panel of diverse experts will present on their experiences working as solo or small firm lawyers. In Part 2 on April 22 at 12 PM CT, you will learn more about Practical Law and other tools to help you start your own solo and small law firm. Attendees of Part 2 will have the opportunity to win one of five $50 AMAZON e-gift cards courtesy of Thomson Reuters (the ABA is not sponsoring, conducting, or funding the raffle).

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GPSolo Virtual Roundtable Chats

GPSolo hosts weekly roundtable chats where attorneys - and anyone else - can come together to share experiences and advice through a secure platform. Live chats occur on Thursdays at 1 PM CT. You can also access recordings of past roundtable calls.

GPSolo Podcasts

Free for GPSolo Members!

GPSolo is proud to offer podcasts featuring timely topics and new books focused on tips and trends for the solo and small firm practitioner. Recent episodes are open to all - and all others are free for GPSolo members!

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GPSolo Events

GPSolo hosts several in-person meetings each year in exciting locations. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings across the ABA are taking place virtually to ensure the safety of members and staff. We look forward to upcoming meetings of all formats and will keep you apprised of any updates as the pandemic evolves.

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Business Valuation in Divorce: A Case Compendium

Business Valuation in Divorce: A Case Compendium, co-published by ABA GPSolo and Business Valuation Resources (BVR), is the inaugural volume in a series of compendia that will help you learn how to tell the valuation story. With opening chapters on important concepts in valuation followed by a compendium of significant case law, the present volume is beneficial to both experts and attorneys dealing with business valuation in divorce cases.

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GPSolo Activate Diversity Series

GPSolo's Diversity Board is proud to present a special program series dedicated to diversity. Programs include: Activate Diversity: Making “Good Trouble” with Your Ballot; Activate Diversity: From the Rooney Rule to the C-Suite in Sports; Activate Diversity: Pathways to Equal Justice; and Activate Diversity: Lead by Example.

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Racial Equity in the Justice System

Visit the central clearinghouse of ABA-related information and resources for attorneys, the legal profession and the public on a wealth of issues addressing bias, racism and prejudice in the justice system and society.

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ABA Practice Forward

The ABA's online portal for continually updated tools and resources to help move your practice and the legal profession forward during COVID-19 and beyond.

GPSolo Portal for COVID-19 Resources

GPSolo has gathered resources to help you and your practice during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020.

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Fellowships

GPSolo offers two fellowship programs: the Diversity Fellowship Program and the Young Lawyers Fellowship Program. Applications usually open at the beginning of the calendar year.

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Law Student Benefits

GPSolo offers a variety of benefits specifically for student members, including a mentorship program.

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Resource Center

The Solo and Small Firm Resource Center is a one-stop-shop for marketing, technology, practice management, and substantive law resources for solo and small firm lawyers

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SoloSez

SoloSez® is the internet discussion forum for solos and small firm lawyers. One of the ABA's most active email discussion list, SoloSez® discussions include everything from tech tips and legal opinions to what to wear to court.

GPSolo Committees

GPSolo Committees provide members a way to participate as Division leaders and advance their practice area expertise.

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Contact GPSolo

Contact GPSolo staff with this online form or by calling 312-988-5648.