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Hanging Out A Shingle: How to Develop a Thriving Solo Practice
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Hanging Out A Shingle: How to Develop a Thriving Solo Practice

2 hrs. CLE/2 hrs. Ethics, 4.5 hrs. NLS

When: 8/20/2015
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Regions Bank Conference Center
One Indiana Square
Fifth Floor
Indianapolis, Indiana  46204
United States
Contact: Sherry Allan

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2 hrs. CLE/2 hrs. Ethics, 4.5 hrs. NLS

Sponsored by the Membership & Membership Benefits Committee




8:00 am - 8:30 am     Registration

8:30 am - 9:30 am



Avoiding Grievance & Malpractice (1 hr. CLE/Ethics)

Adam E. Gwaltney, Ritman & Associates, Inc.


Learn what steps to take as a solo practitioner to minimize your risk

of legal malpractice and prevent problems before they happen.

9:30 am - 9:45 am   Break

9:45 am - 10:45 am



How to Deal with Clients (1 hr. CLE/Ethics)

Holly M. Harvey, Holly Harvey Law, LLC


It is critical to know how to deal with clients who can often be very

difficult. Learn how to avoid problems before they happen and what

to do if you find yourself with a very difficult client.

10:45 am - 11:00 am   Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Practical Business Tips: Starting a Solo Practice (1 hr. NLS)

Anthony M. Rose, Anthony Rose Law Firm


Topics will include budgeting and financial issues as well as practical

management tips to make it work.


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Lunch (provided)

    Technology Every Solo Needs (1 hr. NLS)
Matt LaMaster, Advantage Technologies

Learn what technology equipment is necessary in starting and

maintaining a solo practice.

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm   Break

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm



Handling the Stress of Solo Practice (1 hr. NLS)

Loretta Oleksy, Indiana Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program


Law practice is tough but solo practice and a new solo practice can

seem overwhelming. Hear how to handle these issues and where to

find help and resources.

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm   Break

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm




Building a Practice: How to Get and Keep Clients (1 hr. NLS)

Derrick Wilson, Mattox & Wilson
Steve Terrell, Terrell Law Office, LLC


Tips include selecting areas of practice, determining your legal

strengths and weaknesses, determining and maximizing referral

sources, client development, where clients come from and what

marketing tools a new practitioner should use. Learn how to choose

clients and keep them happy.

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm   Break

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm



Everything Else: Tips on What No One Else Told You (0.5 hr. NLS)

Patricia Yevics, Maryland State Bar Association



CLE Program (includes lunch)
$25 – Law School Student
$100 – ISBA Member (3 Years or Less)
$120 – ISBA Member (Over 3 Years)
$175 – Non-ISBA Member



Refunds will be issued for cancellations received in writing 7 days before the program and are subject to a $25 processing fee. Cancellations with less than 7 days notice will not be granted refunds. If you are unable to attend but would like to send someone in your place, contact Sherry Allan at 317-639-5465.

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