20th Annual Small Law Firm Symposium

In the fast-paced world of law, keeping up with the latest developments is crucial to maintaining a successful small law firm or solo practice. For the last two decades, the Small Law Firm Committee and the City Bar’s Small Law Firm Center have been the driving forces behind an event that has become a cornerstone of knowledge, networking, and innovation in the legal field. The 20th Annual Small Law Firm Symposium is just around the corner, promising another year of valuable insights, tips and opportunities for the small law firm and solo community. The full-day conference takes place on Thursday, November 9.

This year attendees will have a chance to delve into a wide range of topics that are relevant to today’s legal landscape. Here are just a few of the exciting courses scheduled for the event: Create the Legal Practice and Life You LOVE: Dive into the art of crafting a legal practice that aligns with your passions and ambition; Growing Your Law Firm by Acquisition, a “How to” for Solos and Small Firm. Diversify your firm’s portfolio with possibilities of this path; Know Your Clients to Get More Clients: How to Understand Your Client’s Business from a Client’s Perspective to Become a Better Lawyer. Understand Your clients’ business from their perspective to build stronger relationships and unlock opportunities for you; Cyber Threats: Identify the Risk at Your Law Firm and Stay Ahead of the Curve. In a digital age fraught with security threats, acquire practical tools and knowledge to safeguard your firm; Effective Communications and Positive Outcomes: Resonating with Different Generations. Different ages perceive, communicate and understand information differently. Learn about the differences and how to communicate with your clients across generations. Read about all the courses in our brochure.

The Small Law Firm Symposium goes beyond enriching your knowledge; it offers a chance to connect and establish relationships with other members of the small law community. Attendees can engage with fellow legal professionals throughout the day, sharing experiences and insights. The end-of-the-day Wine and Hor D’oeuvres reception adds an enjoyable touch to the networking experience, fostering new connections for members in a relaxed environment. There is an exhibit hall with over 25 vendors showcasing cutting-edge products and services designed to elevate your practice. By visiting the vendor booths, attendees can enter a giveaway to win exciting prizes. The Symposium will also feature a professional photo studio where attendees can book an appointment to get a new headshot.

The 20th Annual Small Law Firm Symposium is a testament to the thriving small law firm community at the City Bar. Over two decades, this event has evolved into a crucial platform for lawyers eager to expand their knowledge and forge connections. Join us at this landmark event, where you can acquire insights, cultivate relationships, and ensure your law firm is primed for success. We look forward to welcoming you to the Symposium!