California Lawyers Association

Solo & Small Firm Section

Updates and events from the Solo & Small Firm Section

As Solo and Small Firm practitioners, most of thrive on hectic schedules and packed calendars. The thrill of bringing on a new client, serving them diligently, and receiving feedback about our results and work keeps us going in a demanding profession without much support. Read more
Here is what is new with the Solo and Small Firm Section. The plan for a statewide “Night of Networking” is gaining momentum. We know the event will take place on October 12, 2023. Read more
Hands on demonstration with examples from actual cases of the advantages of using three different software programs (Trial Director, Powerpoint, and Sanction) at various stages of a trial. Read more
I deeply appreciate your referrals of employment law cases.  Please don't be frustrated when I do not take your referrals - I only take approximately 1 out of every 100 cases.  Read more
Hello and welcome to March, 2023. Here is what is new with the Solo and Small Firm section. Read more
2023 has ushered in material changes to Rule of Professional Conduct 1.15 concerning an attorney’s duties for safeguarding third party funds. Read more
Hello and welcome to February of 2023.The more things change, the more they stay the same. Or should I say the only thing that is certain, is change? Read more
You did it. You took that leap of faith and became a solo practitioner. Now that you are running your own office, you are in the business of law. Your salary is dependent on obtaining clients. Clients do not appear out of thin air. You have to take action to manifest them. Read more
Hello and welcome to January of 2023. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Read more
The California legislature frequently tweaks the state’s various leave laws, including the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”), and it did so again in 2022.  T Read more

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