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The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
Law Office Management Assistance Service (LOMAS) present
Developing a Business Plan for the Start-up Law Firm

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Audio CD or DVD set includes course material on CD ROM
Developed by The Florida Bar Law Office Management Assistance Service and the University of Miami School of Law's Legal Corps.

Course No. 1535R


This program is presented by the Law Office Management Assistance Service (LOMAS) and the University of Miami School of Law's Legal Corps: This 1.5 hour seminar and panel discussion includes topics on how to develop a business plan, including key definitions and terms. Ms. Dasher and Mr. Perry discuss the importance of having a start-up business plan. They review development of pro forma financial statements, including an in-depth discussion of cash requirements, budgeting and revenue projections. The seminar leaders share with you the three crucial marketing and planning skills lawyers need when contemplating starting their own law practice. This seminar also addresses the pros and cons of the virtual law office and offers additional resources for the start-up law firm.



During this seminar and panel discussion, attendees will learn how to develop a business plan, including key definitions and terms. Ms. Dasher and Mr. Perry discuss the importance of having a start-up business plan. They review development of pro forma financial statements, including an in-depth discussion of cash requirements, budgeting and revenue projections. The seminar leaders share with you the three crucial marketing and planning skills lawyers need when contemplating starting their own law practice. This seminar also addresses the pros and cons of the virtual law office and offers additional resources for the start-up law firm.

Speakers:
Lisa Dasher, CPA, CLM
Legal Administrator
Wicker, Smith, O’Hara, McCoy & Ford, P.A.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Daniel W. Perry, Esquire
Law Offices of Daniel W. Perry
Orlando, FL


Lisa Dasher, CPA, CLM, is the legal administrator at Wicker, Smith, O’Hara, McCoy & Ford, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale. She is a member of the national board of directors of the Association of Legal Administrators. Ms. Dasher is the 2012 ALA national educational conference chair, and immediate past president of the South Florida Chapter of ALA. She has over 30 years of law firm management experience.

Daniel Perry is an Orlando-based attorney concentrating his practice in Internet, computer, and homeowner association law. He is a former judge, and one of only 150 Florida Civil-law or International notaries. He is President of the Second Life Bar Association and General Counsel to Identity Commons, Inc. Mr. Perry is recognized among lawyers as an expert on legal and technical issues related to the Internet. A seasoned trial attorney, Daniel regularly consults with other attorneys on digital evidence, discovery, and Internet issues. He has written numerous articles, and has presented seminars on complicated issues of digital evidence, privacy, and security at national and international legal tech conferences.

Credit Approval Period 1/25/12 - 1/26/15
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