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Seminar Set for 2010 OSBA Convention: Effectively Staffing Your Law Firm
Post on April 1st, 2010

OBLIC is again planning to present a joint seminar with the Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Section Board of Governors at the 2010 OSBA Annual Convention in Dayton, Ohio. The seminar on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Dayton Convention Center titled Effectively Staffing Your Law Firm will convene at 2:15 PM with a keynote presentation by Jennifer J. Rose, J.D., Editor of the book by that name recently published by the ABA GP/Solo Division.

This will be followed by a panel discussion Professionalism and Practical Pointers for Effectively Staffing Your Law Firm. The panel will be moderated by Gretchen Koehler Mote, Director of Loss Prevention and Claims Counsel at Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company with panelists Michael Hurley, Nelson Sweet & Hurley, Painesville, Alvin Mathews, Bricker & Eckler, Columbus, Heather G. Sowald, Sowald Law Office, Columbus, and keynote speaker, Jennifer Rose. Of note is that Mike Hurley is the Chair of the ABA GP/Solo Division Publishing Committee

and was instrumental in bringing this topic to our attention for this seminar. Our thanks to Mike!

The seminar will conclude with Disciplinary Counsel Jonathan E. Coughlan discussing Ethics of Effectively Staffing Your Law Office and Scott R. Mote, Executive Director of Ohio Lawyers’ Assistance Program addressing Substance Abuse.

Don’t miss this seminar and the opportunity to learn invaluable information for a fresh look at law firm staffing in these challenging economic times. It will provide 3 hours of CLE including 1.0 Professionalism, 1.0 Ethics, 0.5 Substance Abuse and 0.5 General hours. Enter it in your calendar now and plan to attend! We’re looking forward to seeing you there!


Remember….to use your OBLIC coupon to register for the OSBA Convention May 5-7, 2010 in Dayton!

Look on the Registration Form under Total Fees and Discounts. Just check the box marked “OBLIC Coupon (enter amount)” and put your Coupon Number on the line provided. Then calculate your Registration Fees and deduct the applicable amount. You can earn up to 15.5 CLE credit hours at the OSBA Convention. Add those hours to your

other CLE hours toward qualifying for the Ohio Bar College membership and save 15% on your OBLIC premium!