Practicing law is also a business. Lawyers must oversee aspects such as accounting, office management, and marketing. The Bar Plan is pleased to host speakers and events that offer business tips from some of the best in the legal industry in order to help lawyers build a better practice.
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These programs qualify for 1.2 hours Standard CLE credit in Missouri & Kansas, and 1.0 CLE in Tennessee.
Melvin Osswald, Vice President of Program Underwriting of Tokio Marine HCC’s Cyber and Professional Lines Group
If your practice relies on internet access, email communication, collects customer information, or stores employee data, your business is at risk. Whether your systems become compromised due to malware or personal data is accidentally exposed, you may suffer losses that can be covered by cyber insurance.
Join Melvin Osswald, Vice President of Program Underwriting of Tokio Marine HCC’s Cyber and Professional Lines Group, as she reviews cyber coverages and services available to law firms. Webinar participants will:
Larry Guess, Director of Exit Strategy Advisors, Plancorp, LLC
One of the biggest mistake successful business owners make in their planning process is not “keeping the end in mind”. One-third of companies that don’t have a succession plan end up shutting off the lights and liquidating. And of those business owners that do sell, three-fourths of owners reported they profoundly regretted the sale – a big part of that is a lack of planning. In this presentation, Larry Guess shares key components of successful succession planning. Focusing on these components, will enable you to be better positioned for a successful outcome.Register Now
Amy Friederich, Esq, Recruiting Manager Robert Half, Certified Yoga Instructor, Adjunct Business Law Instructor
An examination of the phrase “work/life balance” as it pertains to lawyers. What does it mean and is it even possible? In this webinar, we will discuss why it’s important and how a healthy balance of life and work can actually improve lawyering skills and contribute to a more successful practice. We will also go over the different ways in which to achieve it, including several examples of self-care.Register Now
Eric Wood, Wood Financial Partners
Attorneys need to retire too! A review of the different types of employer sponsored retirement plans, where they fit, the advantages and pitfalls of each.
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Wes Mellow, Senior Vice President, The Daniel & Henry Company
Besides malpractice insurance, there are other types of insurance that a law firm may need to protect their businesses. Join Wes to ask questions and learn more about the business office package, workers’ compensation, commercial auto and other types of coverages.Register Now
Solo and Small Firm Marketing – Gary Pierson
Having been a partner in Big Law for many years, Gary made the transition to a solo practitioner and continues to thrive. Learn what marketing and business development techniques that worked in both environments and how he continues to grow his small firm through both recruiting, referrals and business development efforts
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