LSBA'S 11th Solo, Small Firm & TECH Conference


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You Know You Want To Go!

February 15-16, 2018 (Thursday/Friday after Mardi Gras); Sheraton New Orleans


What are YOU doing the Thursday and Friday right after Mardi Gras?  You're going to the LSBA's 11th Solo, Small Firm & TECH Conference! 

•Need a Tech Tuneup? Law office management advice? 
•How about the latest legislative updates to civil and criminal law? Latest substantive law developments? 
•Want to knock out the
entire CLE requirement early (with carryover for 2019) and be done with it?  Up to 13.5 hrs credit. 
•Don’t want to spend a lot of money, but yet get news that you can use? 
•How about a FREE professional photograph for your website???? (Courtesy of PracticePanther)

Start the New Year right! 
Knock out your entire yearly CLE requirement early (with carryover for 2019)!  This conference can satisfy the entire LPM CLE credit requirement. 

Whether newly minted or seasoned, a small or large office practitioner, tech able or not, build this conference around
your needs from three simultaneous topics tracks with notable speakers. 
  • But I work in a large law office?  No problem - the technology topics are useful to every practitioner. 

It's all here: Substantive law, state of the art law practice management & technology, ethics, professionalism, marketing, the business end of law and quality of life. Legal services exhibitors will be on site to answer your questions.

NEWS THAT YOU CAN USE! The ONLY Conference Dedicated to the Small Office Practitioner and Technology!      

Go here for the 2018 faculty. 
Go here for the 2018 Conference Schedule.
Go here for frequently asked questions and answers.
Your tuition will cover:
  • Breakfast and Lunch for both days
  • Reception on Thursday Night
  • Entire CLE Requirement Plus Carryover for 2019 (13.5 CLE hrs.; with Early Bird $22/CLE hr)
  • Legal technology advice from exhibitors.
  • FREE professional photo! (courtesy of PracticePanther)
  • Camaraderie (ok, free, but it's here!) 


  • "The BEST CLE conference!"
  • "Well-organized. Hard to decide which topic to choose! I always leave this conference better informed than when I came in."
  • "Balanced. Something for everyone."
  • "I look forward to going every year. Always something new."

Among the noted speakers:   

  • J. Michael Veron is a member of Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC of Lake Charles, Louisiana.  He obtained his undergraduate education and law degree from Tulane University where he served as an editor of the Tulane Law Review and was elected to The Order of the Coif. After clerking for Justice Walter Marcus on the Louisiana Supreme Court, he received his LL.M. degree from Harvard University.  Mike is a litigator, having tried a variety of civil and criminal cases involving such diverse matters as personal injuries, securities fraud, toxic torts, breaches of trust, construction disputes, school board elections, and civil rights claims. In so doing, he has represented plaintiffs and defendants, including members of the Bench and Bar. In recognition of his extensive jury trial experience, Mike was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, an invitation-only organization of attorneys who have completed at least 20 jury trials as lead counsel. To prove that there is life outside of law, Mike has cultivated a passion for the art of golf.  So much so, he has written three well-received books on the subject:  The Greatest Player Who Never Lived, The Greatest Course that Never Was, and The Caddie.  His most recent book, also well-received, Shell Game, resulted from his experience as lead counsel in the landmark case of Corbello v. Iowa Production, 850 So.2d 686 (La. 2003), where he obtained a $76 million judgment on behalf of his mother's family for the contamination of his great-grandfather's farm by Shell Oil Company.   

  • Chelsey Lambert is the founder of Lex Tech Review, a legal technology blog and learning center. Her mission is to help attorneys, and legal professionals understand the technology that is available to them, how to use it, and the positive impacts it can have on their business. A former Practice Management Advisor for the Chicago Bar Association, and Vice President of Marketing for a leading case management provider she is an expert in small law firm processes, marketing, technology, and law practice management topics. She recently published the nearly 200 page 2017 Legal Technology Buyers Guide, which has been downloaded by thousands of law firms around the world. Chelsey regularly writes and teaches on law practice management and technology on her blog She will be a featured speaker at the 2018 ABA TECHSHOW.  You can connect with her there, or follow her on Twitter @ChelseyLambert and @LexTechReview.

See you at the conference!
Shawn L. Holahan, Esq.
Practice Management Counsel


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