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California Lawyers Association Elevates Legal Entrepreneurship with 2024 Solo and Small Firm Virtual Summit June 13-14

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 23, 2024) – The California Lawyers Association (CLA), the statewide voluntary bar association for all California attorneys, announced today its annual Solo and Small Firm Summit, a two-day virtual conference will be held from June 13 through June 14, 2024.

The Summit will focus on how, in today’s dynamic legal landscape, success hinges on more than just legal expertise. It’s about lawyers efficiently managing their practices, leveraging technology, and mastering marketing strategies. The Solo and Small Firm Summit is tailor-made to equip lawyers and attorneys of all practices with the skills and knowledge to transform their practices into a powerhouse of efficiency and success. 

The Solo and Small Firm Summit is a comprehensive virtual conference specially curated to tackle the distinct challenges and opportunities faced by solo practitioners and small law firms. Over two action-packed days, attendees will gain invaluable insights from industry leaders, network with peers, and discover cutting-edge strategies to build, launch, and grow their practices. 

Participating in the Summit offers a unique opportunity to build a practice’s foundation by learning how to run an office like a thriving business. Participants will discover the latest technological tools to enhance their practice’s efficiency and effectiveness, from understanding how to maximize their marketing Return on Investment (ROI) to managing daily needs of accounting and financial monitoring to marketing with the latest social media techniques. In addition, attendees can learn how to stand out in the competitive legal marketplace, navigate the ethical considerations of the digital age, incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices, and ensure their practices are future-proof with comprehensive succession planning. 

Check out the sessions below on what attendees can expect.

How Thinking Like A Businessperson Can Make You A More Effective Attorney

On June 13, from 10:45 to 11:55 a.m., Joshua Bonnici Esq, Managing Attorney at Bonnici Law Group, will take the virtual stage to share invaluable insights on how thinking like a businessperson can significantly elevate your effectiveness as an attorney. This session will focus on practical strategies, including implementing staff, policies, and procedures to streamline operations, effectively niche your practice, and harness the power of reports to track performance and drive informed decisions. 

How to Make a Name for Your Small Firm

On June 14, from 10:45  to 11:55 a.m., Erin Joyce, Principal of Erin Joyce Law, and Marina Fraigun, Principal of Fraigun Law Group, will lead an engaging session designed to equip small firm owners with effective strategies to stand out in the competitive legal marketplace. Attendees will explore innovative marketing techniques, learn how to cultivate lasting referral relationships, and discover the power of leveraging social media to establish a firm’s brand without a hefty advertising budget. 

For more details about the Solo and Small Firm Summit and how to register, visit

For firms interested in showcasing their brands to a targeted audience of legal professionals are encouraged to become sponsors of the Solo and Small Firm Summit and gain visibility among attendees from across the legal industry. More information  about sponsorship packages and benefits is available here

About California Lawyers Association

Established in 2018 and headquartered in Sacramento, California Lawyers Association is the statewide voluntary bar association for all California attorneys. CLA’s mission is to promote excellence, diversity, and inclusion in the legal profession and fairness in the administration of justice and the rule of law. Visit us at to learn more about CLA or follow us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or X.

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