Solo/Small Firm Summit 2023

On May 12, 2023 the Solo/Small Firm Section hosted it’s first Solo/Small Firm Section Summit: Working Smarter not Harder at the Lafayette Library Conference Center. This half-day event started off with Hon. Ayana K. Young and Heidi Coad-Hermelin in a luncheon keynote conversation about Judge Young’s journey to the bench, including her own civil practice and her perspective now as a judicial officer. Adam Koss of Koss Law Firm and Janet Everson of Murphy, Pearson Bradley & Feeney presented the “Top 10 Ways to Get Sued for Malpractice or Receive a State Bar Complaint.” The final session of the day focusd on “Using Technology to Build Efficiency and Improve Profits,” presented by Joshua Lenon from CLIO. The day concluded with a hosted social networking hour at Metro restaurant.

Participants earned 1.5 hours Legal Ethics and 2.5 hours General MCLE credit.

Thank you to sponsors:

  • Leoni Law Firm
  • Feldman Law Group
  • ABA Retirement Programs
  • Robert Half Legal
Heidi Coad Hermelin (left) and new Contra Costa Judge Ayana Young discussed the judge’s career path to the bench at the first annual CCCBA Solo/Small Firm Summit on My 12, 2023.
The half-day event was well attended by members of CCCBA Solo/Small Firm Section.