In Pursuit of Survival: Your First Legal Practice


(Available to all others $50)

This seminar is FREE for all 2012 and 2013 New Bar Admittees and $50 for all others. The program will provide practical advice and information to our newest members who will courageously venture out on their own to practice law. Panelists will share practical and basic information on starting a practice, such as getting started with little to no start up resources; hiring support staff and, alternatively, outsourcing when there is no support staff; mastering feasible and ethical tips on soliciting clients; networking tips and benefits; making it through the lean times; financing options for large cases; partnering with other attorneys – benefits and pitfalls; and researching on a shoestring budget. This seminar will also provide tips on how to effectively and professionally establish a paperless office. Additionally, it will address the benefits of a paperless office as well as the pitfalls to avoid. An interactive session will explore key ethics issues impacting attorneys within their practices.

Louisiana Bar Center
New Orleans, LA 70130

Credit Hours
Total Hours: 3.0
Ethics: 1.0
Professionalism: 0.0
LPM: 2.0

General Information
This seminar is FREE for all attorneys admitted in 2012 and 2013. $50 for all others.

The New Orleans Admittee Reception will immediately follow the CLE. If you plan on attending the reception please indicate on the registration form or during the electronic registration.

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Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600