Small-Firm Winter Bootcamp

Event Description

Deadline to Register: Monday, January 13, 2020

Free Professional Headshots for Attendees! (9-11am)


7:30: Registration, Donuts, Reserve a time for your free headshot

8:00: Tools and Tips for Greater Productivity and Profitability
Mike Carlson, Attorney Editor, Minnesota State Bar Association and Tim Baland, Baland Law Office

In this fast-paced session, we'll review tips, tools, technology and other trends that can help you improve your efficiency and profitability. We cover a lot of ground in this 60-minute presentation but the goal is to spark your interest in one or more tools you might adopt immediately. Plus, materials includes a reference guide which details each tool and tip.

9:10:  Creating a Profitable Fixed-Fee Structure for Your Practice 
Scott Clasen, Director of Marketing, Timesolv

We'll look at some of the trends in billing models and fee structures, and consumer expectations for the delivery of legal services. We’ll look at how you can use your office technology, including your practice management system, to implement a profitable fixed fee structure for your practice.

10:20: How to Build a Marketing Machine That Keeps Your Practice Busy
Kimberly Hanlon, Partner, Lucere Legal and Co-Owner, MoreLaw

We'll talk about the best marketing strategies for solo and small firm practices, how to position yourself as an authority in your practice area in the minds of clients, and how to keep the marketing machine running when you're already busy.

11:30: Why Your Business Value Matters: Solo and Small Firm Owners
Zach Wood, Associate Managing Director, Principal

This session will review the benefits of knowing the value of your business; the importance of a current or accurate buy-sell agreement; how to protect your business and its value from planned and unplanned events; and how to build a secure retirement for attorneys and a firm's key employees


Presenters and Sponsors:

Mike Carlson, Attorney Editor, Minnesota State Bar Association.

Scott Clasen, Director of Marketing, Timesolv

Kimberly Hanlon, Partner, Lucere Legal and Co-Owner, MoreLaw

Zach Wood, Associate Managing Director, Principal


CLE Credits:

4.0 CLE credit will be applied for | Event Code: 287391


MSBA Member:  $25.00
Non-Member:  $75.00 
Law Student: $10.00

Remote Participation: Instructions will be sent the day before the CLE.

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Pre-Registration is Closed

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Gooseberry Falls Room / Minnesota State Bar Association Minneapolis, MN United States