2010 Mo Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference
Topic: Practice Management

Bar Tending: Learn About Resources From the Bar that Could Benefit You and Your Practice

Thursday, June 10
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Speakers: Ray Williams, Lynn Ann Vogel

Moderator: Jim Brady

Course Materials:

Bar Tending: Overview of Missouri Bar Resources that Could Benefit You and Your Practice (20 pages)

(Also available as: PowerPoint and PDF, 2 per page)


Project Management Skills: How They Transfer to Help Solo and Small Firm Lawyers Practice More Effectively

Thursday, June 10
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Speaker: Sarah Read


Moderator: David Johnson

 

Course Materials: Project Management Skills: How They Transfer to Help Solo and Small Firm Lawyers Practice More Effectively (9 pages)
(Also available as 2 pages in black and white)


A Capital Idea How to Budget and Improve Cash Flow in Your Practice

Thursday, June 10
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Speaker: John Olmstead

Moderator: Tony Tumminello

Course Materials: A Capital Idea: How to Budget and Improve Cash Flow in Your Practice (23 pages)


Managing Your Time, Overcoming Procrastination and Getting Organized

Thursday, June 10
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Speaker: Sarah Read, Jim Brady

Moderator: David Johnson

Course Materials:

Reflections on Time Management (2 pages)

Goals Worksheet and Instructions (2 pages)

Communication, Goal Setting, Time Management, and Handling Procrastination Further Readings (1 page)

Twenty Questions List: Are You an Alcoholic/Chemically Dependent Person? (1 page)

It's About Time!! (4 pages)


Client Selection: How to Red Flag High Risk Clients (Including Relatives) and Build a Solid Client Base

Thursday, June 10
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Speaker: Jim Calloway

Moderator: Steve Clark

Course Materials:

Client Selection: How to Red Flag High Risk Clients (Including Relatives) and Build a Solid Client Base (9 pages)


Recovery, Renewal & Reinvention – Navigating the Next Decade

Friday, June 11
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Speaker: Ari Kaplan

Moderator: Lynn Ann Vogel

Course Materials:

The Evolution of the Legal Profession (20 pages)


Solo, Step Two: Expanding a Practice Through Collaboration, Affiliations, Alliances and Lawyer Networks

Friday, June 11
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Speaker: Carolyn Elefant

Moderator: Lynn Ann Vogel

Course Materials:

Outsourcing Assessment Tools (4 pages)

Go Solo, Grow Solo: Table of Different Tools and Business Models for Growing A Solo Practice (4 pages)


Be THAT Lawyer: Why Niches are Delicious and How You Can Incorporate One Into Your Practice

Friday, June 11
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Speaker: Carolyn Elefant

Moderator: Rudy Rivera

Course Materials:

Be That Lawyer - An Overview of the Niche Practice (4 pages)


Billing Strategies in a Changing Economy: How to Move Away From the Client-Resistant Billable Hour

Friday, June 11
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Speaker: Jim Calloway

Moderator: Mike Watkins

Course Materials:

Billing Strategies in a Changing Economy: How to Move Away From the Client-Resistant Billable Hour (10 pages)


Best Laid Marketing Plan: How to Use Technology to Deliver Blue Ribbon Personal Service to Your Clients

Saturday, June 12
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Speaker: Jim Calloway

Moderator: Scott Gardner

Course Materials:

Best Laid Marketing Plan: How to Use Technology to Deliver Blue Ribbon Personal Service to Your Clients (10 pages)