National Institute for New Partners
American Bar Association
1050 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM ET
1.50 General CLE Credit Hours
2.50 Ethics/Professionalism CLE Credit Hours
Online registration is closed. Please call 800-285-2221 to register.
If you are a new partner or are on the cusp of becoming a new partner, register today for the ABA’s National Institute on New Partners.
At this unique one-day Institute, you will:
||Network with new partners throughout the country, comparing and contrasting their firm’s business and professional development practices with your own. |
||Learn from top practitioners as they divulge key considerations for new partners, from ownership issues to pitfalls, finances to business development. |
||Meet and socialize with your colleagues during breakfast, lunch and concluding reception. All for the cost of about one billable hour! |
||Hear from our distinguished Invited Keynote speaker Ted Olson, a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Among other accolades, he was selected by Time magazine in 2010 as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and he is one of the nation’s premier appellate and United States Supreme Court advocates. He has argued 61 cases in the Supreme Court, including the two Bush v. Gore cases, Citizen United v. Federal Election Commission, and Hollingsworth v. Perry, the case affirming the overturning of California’s Proposition 8 banning same sex marriage.|
||Receive 4 hours of CLE credit, including 2.75 hours of ethics credit. |
Below are the programs that will be presented at the Institute:
||Networking Event with panelists and attendees |
||Advancement to Ownership – What Happens Next?|
Learn some of the key financial and personal considerations associated with becoming partner.
||Ethical Considerations in Business Development and Marketing|
Learn techniques on how to build or increase your book of business, all the while taking into consideration how the Rules of Professional Conduct come into play for compliance with the standards of the states in which your practice and solicit business.
||Keynote luncheon with Ted Olson |
||The Pitfalls of Partnership|
Minimize your potential liability as a newly-appointed representative of your firm and learn how the economics of a law firm work, including how to increase profitability for yourself and your firm.
||Transitioning from Mentee to Supervisor: Partner Responsibilities Under the Rules of Professional Conduct|
Examine the mechanics of mentoring, learn the art of delegation, and receive tips on how – as a new partner – you can build meaningful and constructive relationships.