Division Meetings

Vol. 1, No. 6


2012 ABA Midyear Meeting


February 2–5, 2012
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, LA

Registration is open! Please click here to register for the Midyear Meeting.


Tentative GPSolo Schedule

Thursday, February 2

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Law Student Event: How to Find a Job in a Solo or Small Firm
Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law


Friday, February 3

8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Military Lawyers Committee Meeting
Bayside A. 4th Floor

9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Content Committee Meeting
Salon 821, 8th Floor

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
CLE: 60 Tips in 60 Minutes
Cosponsor: Young Lawyers Division
Marriott Hotel

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces Swearing-in Ceremony
Estherwood Room, 4th Floor

11:45 a.m.–1:15p.m.
CLE: Diversity and Ethics: How to Move From Well-Meaning to Well Doing
Luncheon with CLE Programming
Cosponsors: Young Lawyers Division, Center for Professional Responsibility, and Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Marriott Hotel
Tickets: $45

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Keithe E. Nelson Memorial Military Law Luncheon
Bayside B, 4th Floor

1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting
Estherwood Room, 4th Floor

1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
GPSolo Magazine Board
Salon 821, 8th Floor


Saturday, February 4

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Finance Committee Meeting
Southdown, 4th Floor

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Book Publications Board Meeting
Southdown, 4th Floor

12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Spirit of Excellence Luncheon

2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee Meeting
Edgewood B, 4th Floor

2:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.
Leadership Coalition for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers
Bayside C, 4th Floor

5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
YLD Fellows Debate followed by Joint Reception
Featuring GPSolo’s 50th Anniversary Kickoff Reception

Guest Speakers:
Dennis Archer, Past President American Bar Association and Past Chair, General Practice, Solo and Small Frm Division
Richard W. Martinez, Chair, Solo and Small Firm Section, Louisiana State Bar Association
Marriott Hotel


Sunday, February 5

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Solo and Small Firm Lawyers Breakfast Caucus
Borgne, 3rd Floor

For more information about Midyear Meeting and GPSolo’s schedule please click here.


2012 ABA GPSolo Spring Meeting

Held in conjunction with the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

May 17–19
DoubleTree Suites
Charleston, SC

Don’t forget to register for the ABA GPSolo Division’s Spring Meeting with several joint activities with the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Meeting highlights include a joint Welcome Reception with TIPS followed by a Dinner Party celebrating the Division’s 50th Anniversary at a historic plantation on Thursday, May 17; on Friday, May 18, CLE, Committee Meetings, Solo and Small Firm Awards Ceremony, Public Service Project; and on Saturday, May 14, Committee Meetings and Council Meeting.

ABA GPSolo has reserved a number of rooms at the DoubleTree Guest Suites at a reduced rate, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis until Monday, April 23, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. EST. To receive the special room rate of $210, which includes complimentary high speed wireless Internet, please contact the hotel directly at 843-577-2644 or 877-408-8733 and identify yourself as an ABA GPSolo Spring Meeting attendee. It is recommended that you confirm your reservation early in order to guarantee your preferred dates. Please check with the hotel to confirm the cancellation policy for individual guestroom reservations.


Save the Dates!

ABA Annual Meeting

August 2–5, 2012
Swissotel Chicago
Chicago, IL


Fall Meeting and National Solo & Small Firm Conference

October 11–13, 2012
Westin Seattle
Seattle, WA


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