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Developing Lawyers Series: Law Practice Management, Part 2
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When: 10/18/2016
8:15 am to 12:00 pm
Where: King & Spalding, LLP
1180 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia  30309
United States
Contact: Nicole Drummond

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Our Law Practice Management Program is a 3-part CLE series designed to provide developing lawyers with practical information and strategies needed to cultivate a successful law practice. Each program is approved for 3.5 CLE credits, including one hour of Professionalism credit, for a total of 10.5 CLE hours. This series is open to Atlanta Bar members and non-members and is limited to 75 participants.


Register now, as spots will fill up quickly!

3.5 CLE Credit, including 1 hour Professionalism

Register by October 4, 2016 and receive a $25 discount (not applicable to student registrations)
Atlanta Bar Member: $125 ($100 Early)  
Non-Member: $150 ($125 Early)
Paralegals: $100 ($75 Early)
Law students: Members $25/Non-Members $50


Non-members must fill out this registration form.




Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Location: King & Spalding, LLP
Moderator: Elizabeth D. Adler, Senior Associate, King & Spalding LLP


7:45 AM – Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM Maximize Your Online Presence 
Speaker: Megan Hodgkiss, Esq., Owner, Hodgkiss Consulting LLC, Treasurer of the Women in the Profession Section

• Use your website and social media tools to attract clients and build your brand awareness for your firm
• Contributing to the online conversation
• Targeted blogging and effective social media mentions
• Creating consistent, quality content
• Becoming the "Go To" person in your legal field

9:00 AM - How to Get and Stay Organized 
Speaker:  Brooke French, Esq., Mediator and Guardian ad Litem, Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, LLC 

• How to handle hundreds of emails 
• How to keep track of your time 
• How to stay up to date on the law 
• How to start organized to stay organized 

9:45 – Break 

10:00 AM – Developing Your Financial Management Acumen
Speaker: Natalie Kelly, State Bar of GA, Law Practice Management Director

• Budgeting 101 tips 
• Leveraging financial resources  
• How not to trip up with trust accounting 
• Building a book of business 

10:30 AM –Bringing Your Best Game: Developing Personal and Executive Skills for Your Highest Performance

Speaker: Greg Riggs Novateur Partners, Principal/ Senior Executive Coach

• Meeting the expectation of prospective clients
• Developing a professional presence
• What is influential/what is not
• Strategically mapping your career
• Tools for top performance

11:00 AM – Increase Your Visibility – Get Involved in the Community! 
Speaker:  Michael Lucas, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Deputy Director

Come learn about the business case for pro bono: 
• Pro Bono to prevent burnout
• Pro Bono for significant skill development (client interview skills; case investigation and development; drafting demand letters and subsequent negotiation; drafting complaints, discovery, trial work; dealing with opposing counsel). 
• Beyond Skill Development - Pro Bono as professional development: 

  • External Networking (Getting a job, getting a better job, getting noticed, getting referrals, getting connected) 
  • Internal Networking (Setting yourself apart, getting noticed, getting known, getting promoted, getting connected) 
  • Free Marketing – for Yourself and Your Practice Reputation Building and Developing your Niche 
12:00 PM - Adjourn 


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