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LAWYERS ADVISING LAWYERS

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Lawyers Advising Lawyers (“LAL”) is a free service offered to all members of The Florida Bar who may need advice in a specific area of law, procedure, or other legal issue. Currently, the program consists of over 300 attorney advisors who volunteer to assist other members of The Florida Bar in this program. Advice is offered in over 50 areas of law and procedure. Each LAL attorney advisor is required to have a minimum of five years of experience in their respective area of advice.

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LAWYER REFERRAL

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The Lawyer Referral Service is a program of The Florida Bar that is designed to assist members of the public who can afford to pay a lawyer, but do not know how to find one. All panel members of the Lawyer Referral Service must be members in good standing of The Florida Bar, and must maintain professional liability insurance coverage of not less than $100,000.

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Year End Insurance Planning for Law Firms

As the year comes to a close, there are a number of things both large and small firms need to think about, one of these things being insurance policies. In this episode of The Florida Bar Podcast, hosts Christine Bilbrey and Jonathon Israel talk to Chip Trefry about end of the year insurance planning for lawyers. They discuss what types of insurance lawyers should think about, including health and cyber insurance, and the details of group coverage and tax benefits.

About The Florida Bar Podcast

The Florida Bar Podcast is a monthly series brought to you by The Florida Bar's Practice Resource Institute and will feature esteemed leaders in law discussing new and innovative topics. Its purpose is to help members of The Florida Bar as well as attorneys from other states run better practices and provide better legal services to their clients.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec
13
Wed
Career Counseling
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:20 am

Presented by professional career counselor Molly Paris

Meetings are each month on the 2nd Wednesday at 11 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

FIRST COME FIRST SERVE UP TO 25 ATTENDEES.

If using a computer: sign on to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/684399861
Use computer microphone, speakers, and video (if desired) or a headset.

If calling by phone: Dial (213) 493-0614
Use Access Code: 684-399-861

GoToMeeting app also available for iPhone®, iPad® or Android® devices.

For more information on the career counseling sessions offered by FLA, please see this article from the December 15, 2017 edition of the Bar News: FLA offers online career counseling

Jan
10
Wed
Career Counseling
Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:20 am

Presented by professional career counselor Molly Paris

Meetings are each month on the 2nd Wednesday at 11 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

FIRST COME FIRST SERVE UP TO 25 ATTENDEES.

If using a computer: sign on to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/684399861
Use computer microphone, speakers, and video (if desired) or a headset.

If calling by phone: Dial (213) 493-0614
Use Access Code: 684-399-861

GoToMeeting app also available for iPhone®, iPad® or Android® devices.

For more information on the career counseling sessions offered by FLA, please see this article from the December 15, 2017 edition of the Bar News: FLA offers online career counseling

Jan
19
Fri
Small Firm Reboot: Gearing Up for Efficiency and Success
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Small Firm Reboot: Gearing Up for Efficiency and Success

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Small Firm Reboot:  Gearing Up for Efficiency and Success
Jan. 19, 2018—DoubleTree by Hilton at the entrance to Universal Orlando

Approved for 7.5 General CLE Credits (6.5 Technology & 1.0 Ethics)—Live (no webcast)

This one-day, two-part technology event is designed to improve your efficiency, productivity and profitability.

The program will provide practical, usable tips to benefit your practice—no matter what your level of technology experience. Solo & Small Firm Section member discounted registration is only $185 for both segments. Contact section administrator Ricky Libbert at [email protected] or (850) 561-5631. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Segment 1 – The Efficient Lawyer 

  1. Getting the Most out of Microsoft. Tips for using Word and Outlook effectively.
    9 – 9:50 a.m.—Adriana Linares
  2. Do I need Practice Management Software? Panel discussion by three practitioners who use different (or no) practice management software.
    10 – 10:50 a.m.—Kevin Johnson, Zack Zuroweste, Barbara Leach
  3. “Day in the Life” Panel discussion featuring three tech-savvy practitioners on how they use technology on a daily basis.
    11 – 11:50 a.m.—Liz McCausland, Renee Thompson, Gordon Glover

Lunch on Your Own: 11:50 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Segment 2 – The Successful Practice 

  1. Technology Best Practices: Panel discussion focusing on higher-level concepts, systems
    and protocols.
    1:30 – 2:20 p.m.—Kevin Johnson, Teresa Byrd Morgan, Twyla Sketchley
  2. Ethics of Social Media for Small Firms.
    2:30 – 3:20 p.m.—Judge Diana Tennis
  3. Data Security and Privacy: What every lawyer/firm needs to know and how to protect themselves.
    3:30 – 4:20 p.m.—Adriana Linares

Reception: 5:00 p.m.

Attend either or both segments. 

FULL PROGRAM
SPONSOR PACKET

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Feb
14
Wed
Career Counseling
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:20 am

Presented by professional career counselor Molly Paris

Meetings are each month on the 2nd Wednesday at 11 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

FIRST COME FIRST SERVE UP TO 25 ATTENDEES.

If using a computer: sign on to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/684399861
Use computer microphone, speakers, and video (if desired) or a headset.

If calling by phone: Dial (213) 493-0614
Use Access Code: 684-399-861

GoToMeeting app also available for iPhone®, iPad® or Android® devices.

For more information on the career counseling sessions offered by FLA, please see this article from the December 15, 2017 edition of the Bar News: FLA offers online career counseling

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BEST PRACTICES FOR EFFECTIVE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

ECommPROMOThis guide examines the legal, professional and ethical issues that come with modern electronic communications and offers best practices for using email, texting, social media, cell phones and more.

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