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Solo Out of the Gate


  

A Boot Camp for Attorneys Starting a Law Practice

June 27, 2014

8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Fordham Law School
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

Deciding to hang out a shingle and become a solo attorney can be daunting. How can you acquire the skills and training you need to start a successful practice while navigating a highly demanding professional environment? Attend Fordham Law’s daylong boot camp to get the initial tools you need to maximize a startup practice and minimize risks. 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

8:30–9 a.m.   Registration and Continental Breakfast

9–9:10 a.m.    Welcoming Remarks
Michael Yim, Partner, Ford & Harrison LLP

9:10–10 a.m.  Session 1: The Value of Starting Your Own Practice to Yourself and Your Community (As Long as You Do it Right)

Speakers: Hon. Debra Silber, Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County
Michael D. Yim, Partner, Ford & Harrison LLP

10–11 a.m.  Session 2: Risks and Demands of Starting a Law Practice

Speakers: Bruce R. Swicker, Vice President, Lawyers Program, Frenkel & Company, Insurance Brokers
Michael D. Yim, Partner, Ford & Harrison LLP

11–11:10 a.m.    Break

11:10 a.m.–noon Session 3: Office Startup Essentials

Speakers: Edgar De Leon, The De Leon Firm, PLLC
Joseph Anthony Dempsey, Attorney & Counselor-at-Law

Noon–1:15 p.m.   Lunch (on your own)

1:15–3 p.m.  Session 4(a) Family Law from A-Z

Speakers: Shireen G. Arani, Partner, Katsky Korins LLP
Veronica Escobar, Principal & Founder, The Law Offices of Veronica Escobar 

3:15–3:30 p.m.  Break

3:30–4:30 p.m.  Session 4(b) Family Law from A-Z

Speakers: Hon. Jeffrey S. Sunshine, Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County; Supervising Judge of Matrimonial Matters, Kings County
Shireen G. Arani, Partner, Katsky Korins LLP
Veronica Escobar, Principal and Founder, The Law Offices of Veronica Escobar 


CLE CREDIT has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for a maximum of 6 nontransitional and transitional professional practice credits.

COST
$475 ($250 for Fordham Law alumni, nonprofit/government practitioners and academics; $150 for newly admitted attorneys)

Free for Fordham University faculty, students and staff.