CLE Programs

General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Conference

11:30 a.m.: Registration

Noon-1 p.m.: Running our Law Practices on the Run: Safely and Ethically (Working Lunch)

Explore the ethical considerations surrounding cloud-based mobile computing to reduce costs and provide improved client-services with a specific focus on:

  • Web-based e-mail;
  • Google Docs, Dropbox; and 
  • Tablets, iPads and smart phones.

1-2 p.m.: Serving Our Clients in the Modern Legal World: Business Models for the Future

Learn about about several different business models that will allow you to effectively and efficiently modify your practice -- today and into the future.

2-2:15 p.m.: Networking Break

2:15-3:30 p.m.: Fundamental Ethical Issues--Protection for All

Explore professional responsibility issues for the solo or small firm, including:

  • Changes to and requirements of contingent fee agreements;
  • Ethics of social media; and
  • Accepting and declining, withdrawing from and closing cases.

3:30-4:45 p.m.: Judges on Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration

Learn how negotiation, mediation and arbitration can better serve your clients’ needs and interests as well as the common ethical pitfalls that create impasse.

4:45-5:30 p.m.: Networking-- New Ideas and Approaches

Acquire new skills and tactics from the perspective of a sole practitioner, small-firm attorney and general practice associate.

5:30 p.m.: Networking Reception

The Second Annual General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm Symposium was developed by the GPSSF Section Council under the leadership of Chair John DiSciullo, Esq. and  Vice Chair Scott D. Goldberg, Esq.

The GPSSF Symposium has been pre-approved for CLE credits in New Hampshire and Rhode Island.


Scott D. Goldberg, Esq., program chair
The Law Firm of Scott D. Goldberg PC, Boston

Rodney S. Dowell, Esq., program co-chair
Law Management Innovation, LLC, Melrose

Alan J. Klevan, Esq., program co-chair
Law Offices of Alan J. Klevan, Newton

Robert J. Ambrogi, Esq.
Law Office of Robert J. Ambrogi, Gloucester

Gabriel Cheong, Esq.
Infinity Law Group LLC, Quincy

Jennifer R. Clapp, Esq.
Grindle Robinson LLP, Wellesley

Jared D. Correia, Esq.

Hon. John C. Cratsley (ret.)

Hon. Dennis J. Curran
Massachusetts Superior Court, Boston

Thomas E. Dwyer Jr., Esq.
Dwyer/Partners LLP, Boston

Paul L. Feldman, Esq.
Davis, Malm & D'Agostine PC, Boston

Eric J. Parker, Esq.
Parker Scheer LLP, Boston

Frank J. Riccio, Esq.
Law Office of Frank J. Riccio, Braintree

Matthew P. Trask, Esq.
Skylark Law & Mediation, P.C., Framingham

Hon. Maria C. Walsh (ret.)
JAMS, Boston

Terence J. Welsh, CPCU, AIS
President, Massachusetts Bar Association Insurance Agency

Jeffrey D. Woolf, Esq.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts-Board of Bar Overseers, Boston

Sponsoring Sections:

The Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section

Date:Thursday, May 10, 2012
Time:12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Conference Room
6 Billings St
Randolph, MA, 02368
MBA Law Student Members$75.00
MBA New Admittee Members$75.00
MBA Members$100.00

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