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Managing and Acquiring Law Firms of All Sizes

The American Bar Association Law Practice Management Section and Center for Professional Development
April 11, 2013

Partners in many law firms — of all sizes and types — believe that their future organizational and financial security is linked to growth and diversification. Law firms are seeking – through mergers and acquisitions – the lateral additions of experienced lawyers in complementary and diverse practice areas to satisfy current and anticipated needs and legal trends of their clients and in legal practice. Law firms are also seeking ways to stay in compliance with Model Rule 1.17, Sale of a Law Practice.

During this webinar, key leadership of large and mid-size law firms and a national law firm management consultant will:


12:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.



States typically decide whether a program qualifies for MCLE credit in their jurisdiction 4-8 weeks after the program application is submitted. For many live events, credit approval is not received prior to the program.

ABA live webinars and teleconferences ordinarily receive CLE credit in AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, GU, HI, IA, ID, IL, KY, LA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OK, OR, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY.

The ABA does not seek direct accreditation of live webinars and teleconferences in IN, KS, NE, NJ, OH, and PA.

The ABA will seek credit for this program in the states indicated on this page. The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of general CLE credit in 60-minute-hour states and 1.8 hours of credit in 50-minute-hour states. Credit hours granted are subject to approval from each state.

Special rules apply to New York-licensed attorneys as follows:

New York: This non-transitional CLE program is approved for experienced NY attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for 1.5 New York CLE credits. Newly admitted attorneys may not earn New York credit for this non-transitional CLE program.
All attorneys may click here to view additional MCLE information for your jurisdiction.

Please note: In order to receive credits, you must be logged in promptly and remain active throughout the program.

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