California Solo and Small Firm Summit

The State Bar of California
California Solo & Small Firm Summit
June 18 - 20, 2015
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive,
Newport Beach, CA 92660

You can now REGISTER ONLINE for this program. 

Earn 10 hours of MCLE credit

Twitterers! The hash tag for the Solo Summit is #SoloSummit

This Is Not Your Ordinary Weekend CLE Program!

The Summit is the Event of the Year for California's Solo and Small Firm Practitioners and Office Staff! Expand Your Network Knowledge and Skills, and Learn Key Approaches to Build a Successful Client Referral Network. Take away Strategic Solutions for the Practice of Law and the Management of Your Legal Business. The Summit features Power Networking Events, Legal Education Classes, Business Management Courses, and More--all Designed to Promote a Thriving Law Practice.

Why You Should Join Us

  • The Summit content is geared to California attorneys who are in a solo or small firm practice. One low registration fee gives full choice among more than 30 workshops and programs, and much more!
  • Earn up to 10 hours of MCLE credit.
  • Get credit in Legal Ethics and Competency Issues (formerly Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse). Select courses also offer legal specialization credit.
  • Registration includes admission to education programs, program materials, continental breakfast and lunch. (Meals are available to Paid Registrants only.)
  • Receive a USB drive containing a set of comprehensive materials providing up-to-date information on the new issues and trends in the law.
  • Visit with vendors exhibiting products and services tailored to Solo & Small Firm Practitioners.
  • Have your learning environment serve as the perfect summer getaway for you, your family and friends.
  • Register Online for this program.

Master Class - Free for Solo Summit Registrants

"The Top 5 Reasons Lawyers Fail and How to Avoid Them" by Orla Kelly

Solo Summit Registrants may take this master class free (normally costs $55).  Select the above link for more details BUT wait for your Solo Summit registration email to get your complimentary passcode to this class.   If you can’t attend the Solo Summit you are welcome to register for this special masters class at a fee of $55.  

Schedule at a Glance

Come prepared to take away workable strategies to manage your office, build a client referral network, and stay on top of key developments in various substantive areas of law.

Essential Information
Hotel Reservations
Schedule for Thursday
Schedule for Friday
Schedule for Saturday
Printable Brochure
Mail / Fax Reg. Form

California Solo &
Small Firm Summit

CalBar Connect 

Day Time Event

June 18, 2015

11:30 a.m.

Opening General Session & Lunch

1:15 p.m.

Concurrent Workshops

5:00 p.m.

General Session & Daily Wrap-Up

6:00 p.m.

Open Night Reception

All Day

Exhibits Open

June 19, 2015

8:30 a.m.

General Session & Continental Breakfast

9:45 a.m.

Concurrent Workshops

12:15 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

4:00 p.m. General Session & Wrap-Up

5:00 p.m.

Solo & Small Firm Section Myer Sankary Award Reception

All Day

Exhibits Open

June 20, 2015

8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

12 noon

End of Day -- Time to Enjoy the Local Area