Starting Your Own Law Practice (Archived Video Stream) 

Nov. 1, 2012
Toronto Online


This is the archived version of a program presented on Nov. 1, 2012.  This will not become available until 2 weeks after the orginal program date.  To order this format please click on the "REGISTER NOW" button.   

This archived video outlines and addresses the basic issues that all lawyers who are considering starting their own firm need to know. If you are starting your own practice (or have recently started your own practice), whether you are a seasoned lawyer or a new call, you will benefit from this video. Our panel of experienced sole and small firm practitioners, Law Society and LawPRO professionals will help guide you through a step by step practical approach to starting your own practice. You will come away from this video with a better understanding of what you need to know when establishing and maintaining your own successful legal practice.

Program Chairs:

W. Patrick Sloan, Ferguson Barristers LLP – Midland
Inna Koldorf, Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP – Brampton


Getting Started  

  • Location, Location, Location

Selwyn Hicks, Hicks & Hicks Professional Corporation – Hanover

  • Getting In

Stephen McCotter, McCotter Law Office – St. Marys

  • Branding Your Practice

Damien McCotter,McCotter Law Office – Toronto

  • Marketing to Get Clients

Michael Laplante, Ferguson Barristers LLP – Midland

Survival Tips
Rachel Turnpenney,
Turnpenney Milne

Panel Discussion


Joel Rumney, CA, Sedgwick, Post & Hogg LLP – Midland

Deanna Leparskis, Sole Practitioner - Mississauga


Start-up Pitfalls
Dan Pinnington, Vice President, Claims Prevention & Stakeholder Relations, practicePRO, LawPRO


Practice Management
Jadranka Cavrak, Practice Review Counsel, The Law Society of Upper Canada




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    For 1 to 3 Participants
    CBA Member: $145*
    Non-Member: $185*

    For 4 or more Participants
    CBA Member: $195*
    Non-Member: $250*
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    *plus applicable taxes

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