CLE Program

Third Annual Sole Practitioner Small Firm Symposium


Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Conference Room
6 Billings St
Randolph, MA, 02368

Program Code:


Program Options:


MBA Paralegals : $75.00
MBA Law Student : $75.00
MBA New Admittee : $75.00
MBA Member : $75.00
Non-member : $150.00

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Smarter, Better, Cheaper: Running Your Sole Practice or Small Firm

Enjoy a working lunch, as well as a networking reception following the symposium.

Marketing Your Value

  • Establishing Your Goals and Objectives
  • Practicing the Business of Law
  • Marketing Yourself

Setting Up Your Office

  • Locating and Transitioning
  • Equipping Your Office
  • Conducting Research
  • Budgeting for Cases

Managing Your Client and Professional Relations

  • Joining the MBA and other Associations
  • Optimizing Social Media
  • Selecting Your Client

Dealing with and Separating from Difficult Clients

  • Getting Assistance
  • Controlling the Client
  • Withdrawing from the Case

Balancing Act: Work Life and Personal Life

  • Managing Your Stress
  • Addressing a Substance Abuse Problem
  • Achieving Your Goals and Objectives

Additional faculty to be announced


Scott D. Goldberg, Esq., Program Chair
The Law Firm of Scott D. Goldberg, P.C., Boston
Beth M. Padellaro, Esq., Program Co-chair
Frank J. Riccio, Esq., Program Co-chair
Law Office of Frank J. Riccio, Braintree
Heidi Alexander, Esq., Panelist
Supreme Judicial Court, Boston
Adam Bemporad, Esq., Panelst
Law Office of Michael W. Zinni, Newton
Jeffrey N. Catalano, Esq., Panelist
Keches Law Group PC, Milton and Wilmington
Jeffrey J. Clark, Esq., Panelist
Law Offices of Jeff Clark, West Newbury
Jared D. Correia, Esq., Panelist
Rodney S. Dowell, Esq., Panelist
Board of Bar Overseers, Boston
Serge Georges, Esq., Panelist
Boston Municipal Court-Administrative, Boston
Andrew D. Kang, JD, LICSW, Panelist
Boston Professionals Counseling, LLC
Anne Kaufman, Esq., Panelist
Christopher Kenney, Esq., Panelist
Kenney & Sams PC, Southborough
Alan J. Klevan, Esq., Panelist
Law Offices of Alan J. Klevan, Framingham
Adam Phipps, Esq., Panelist
Law Office of Adam Phipps, Melrose
Ann Pinheiro, Esq., Panelist
The Law Office of Ann Pinheiro, Taunton
Victoria Santoro, Esq., Panelist
Santoro & Gray, LLC, Boston
Jay Shepherd, Esq., Panelist
Writer, Speaker, Recovering Lawyer, Newton

Sponsoring Sections:

The Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section

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