1962 - 2012

50th Anniversary

Five Decades of Service

GPSolo magazine is among a long line of periodicals stretching back to the founding of the Division in 1962. We have compiled excerpts from the Chair’s Columns for the past 50 years, and have a special article from GPSolo’s 25th Anniversary for your reference.

Chairs' Columns 1962-2012

1962 - 1967
1967 - 1972
1972 - 1977
1977 - 1982
1982 - 1987
1987 - 1992
1992 - 1997
1997 - 2002
2002 - 2007
2007 - 2012

25 Years of Vision

ABA House of Delegates Resolution

In honor of the 50th Anniversary, the Division submitted a Resolution to the ABA House of Delegates at the 2012 Midyear Meeting that the American Bar Association supports and encourages the continued efforts of solo, small firm, and general practice lawyers to provide access to justice by delivery of legal services to those in need. It was adopted by the ABA House of Delegates on February 6, 2012.

50th Anniversary Resolution

GPSolo Magazine

The March/April 2012 issue of the Division’s magazine, GPSolo, was dedicated to the 50th anniversary. Read the issue here.

ABA Journal December 2012 Issue

GPSolo’s 50th Anniversary was featured in the article, “You’ve Come A Long Way: ABA’s Entity for Solos and Small Firms Celebrates 50 Years.”

ABA Board of Governors

The ABA Board of Governors met in New Orleans, LA, from February 2 to 3, 2012 and proclaimed Wednesday, August 8, 2012, as Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Day.

50th Anniversary Declaration

A list of five decades of section/division chairs (1962 - 2012)