Solo Out of the Gate
A Boot Camp for Attorneys Starting a Law PracticeJune 27, 2014
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
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.
8:30–9 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9–9:10 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
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
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
11–11:10 a.m. Break
Speakers: Edgar De Leon, The De Leon Firm, PLLC
Noon–1:15 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
Speakers: Shireen G. Arani, Partner, Katsky Korins LLP
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
Free for Fordham University faculty, students and staff.