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The MSBA's Solo and Small Firm Section Presents


"Going Solo and Small Boot Camp"

Back by popular demand! Please join the Solo and Small Firm Section for its second annual "Going Solo and Small Boot Camp." This program has been expanded to include two distinct sessions.

Morning Session Attendance Includes:
3.0 LOM CLE credits approved
Breakfast, Lunch and Materials

The morning session will focus on starting a new solo or small law firm and will be appropriate for lawyers new to solo or small practice or those considering solo or small practice. The morning session will include topics such as: going solo v. starting a partnership, building a professional website, setting up trust accounts, insurance for solo and small lawyers, virtual v. physical office space and much more.

Afternoon Session Attendance Includes:
2.5 LOM CLE credits approved
1.0 Ethics CLE credit approved
Lunch, Networking Social and Materials

The afternoon session will focus on topics that are helpful to newer and veteran solo and small firm lawyers, including: ethics for solo and small lawyers, tech tips, solo and small practice resources and marketing to bolster your firm's success.

To view a full schedule, click here. All participants will receive valuable materials, including the "Launching a Law Practice in Minnesota Guide."

There are special discounted rates for MSBA Solo and Small Firm Section members, lawyers admitted to practice in 2011 and law students. All others interested in attending are encouraged to join the Section to attend at a lower rate. Contact Elyse Farnsworth to join the Solo and Small Firm Section for only $20.00 today.

The Section wishes to extend a special thank you to Minnesota Lawyers Mutual for sponsoring the afternoon reception.


Susan Dickel Minsberg, Susan Minsberg Law Office

Debra McLain, McLain Law Firm LLC

Frances Baillon , Baillon, Thome, Jozwiak, Miller & Wanta LLP

Ryan Garry, Ryan Garry PLC Attorney at Law

Andrea Hable, Hable Law PLLC

Gregory Luce,, LLC

Charles E. Lundberg, Bassford Remele

Bob Striker, Minnesota State Bar Association

Karen Marty, Marty Law Firm

Joan Bibelhausen, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Ken Kunkle, Kunkle Law PLC

Tiffany Schmidt, Abrams & Schmidt LLC

Morning Session: 3.0 Law Office Management CLE credits approved
Event Code: 161907

Afternoon Session: 2.5 Law Office Management CLE credits approved and 1.0 Ethics CLE credits approved
Event Code: 161908



Date:   Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Morning Session:
Registration and Breakfast | 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
CLE Programs | 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Lunch | 11:30 a.m. - Noon

Afternoon Session:
Registration and Lunch | 11:30 - Noon
CLE Programs | Noon - 3:45 p.m.

Networking Reception: 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Minnesota Lawyers Mutual

Location:   Town & Country Club
300 Mississippi River Boulevard North
St. Paul, MN 55104 

The morning session is appropriate for those new to or thinking about solo/small practice. The afternoon session is appropriate for both newer and veteran solo/small lawyers.


MSBA Solo and Small Firm Section Members
Morning Only:  $45.00
Afternoon Only:  $45.00
Full Day:  $70.00

Lawyers Admitted in 2011 and Current Law Students
Morning Only:  $45.00
Afternoon Only:  $45.00
Full Day (Includes complimentary membership in the Solo and Small Section):  $70.00

All Other Registrants
***You are encouraged to join the Solo and Small Firm Section for only $20.00 to qualify for the discounted rates listed above.***
Morning Only:  $70.00
Afternoon Only:  $70.00
Full Day:  $125.00

Teleconferencing and webcasting is available. Request instructions when registering or contact Elyse Farnsworth prior to December 2, 2011. Instructions will be distributed on or before December 5, 2011 via email.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336