April 13, 2018

Ernest Svenson to receive ABA Solo and Small Firm 2018 Trainer Award

CHICAGO, April 11, 2018 — The American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division will honor Ernest Svenson with its 2018 Trainer Award, which recognizes lawyers who have made significant contributions to educating lawyers or law students regarding the opportunities and challenges of a solo and small firm practice.

The award will be presented at the Solo and Small Firm Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 27, in the Waterbury Ballroom at the Sheraton New Orleans during the 2018 Joint Spring Meeting.

Svenson worked in a large New Orleans firm for 18 years doing commercial litigation, eventually becoming a partner. He left the firm in 2006 to start a low-overhead, paperless solo practice. Now, through his LawFirmAutopilot.com website, he helps fellow lawyers build their own practices. Svenson is a nationally recognized speaker and author on topics such as paperless lawyering, email efficiency, document automation and online marketing.

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