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Illinois State Bar Association's Solo & Small Firm Conference Scheduled for October 27-29 in Springfield

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 14, 2011

The Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) 7th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference will be held Thursday through Saturday, October 27-29, 2011, at the Hilton Springfield, 700 E. Adams St., in Springfield. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday; for a complete schedule, visit http://www.isba.org/soloconference.
 
The event is the premiere conference in Illinois dedicated to meet the needs of the solo and small firm lawyer. The event offers attendees numerous educational sessions, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall that showcases services and products to help the solo and small firm lawyer expand their career and improve the efficiency of their law practice.
 
Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride is featured plenary speaker for a session “From Solo Practice to the Supreme Court” on Friday, October 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:35 a.m.
 
Attendees can choose from three tracks of programming – substantive law, legal technology, and effective and ethical practice – with topics ranging from fair debt collection practices and health care reform to selling your practice and dealing with e-mail overload.
 
The cost is $350 per person for ISBA members and $650 per person for non-members. To register, visit www.isba.org.  For more information about the conference or other ISBA continuing legal education programs, call 1-800-252-8908.
 
The 33,000-member ISBA, with offices in Springfield and Chicago, provides professional services to attorneys, and education and services to the public.

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