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MSBA Practice Management & Marketing Section
Annual Report
2012-13

Section Membership
As of June 21, 2013, the Section has 165 members.  This is a 6% decrease in membership from 2012.  The section continues to work on membership recruitment and is using the “join the section and attend the CLE at no cost” effectively. 

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $4,293.31 as of June 3, 2013.

Continuing Legal Education Programs
The Section hosted 11 CLE programs and social events in fiscal year 2012-13. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

A Night out at the Ballpark with the St. Paul Saints

8/22/12

N/A

N/A

7

Creating a "Wow" Customer Service Experience

9/12/12

170688

1.0 LOM

19

The Ethics of Legal Marketing on the Internet

10/10/12

172604

1.0 Ethics

20

Fall Happy Hour and Brief Panel Discussion: Tips and tricks for newer lawyers – from lawyers who have been there!

11/14/12

N/A

N/A

18

Five Easy Steps to Law Firm Success

12/12/12

174350

1.0 LOM

17

New Trends in Legal Malpractice

1/9/13

175172

1.0 Ethics

23

Your Computers are being Targeted by Cyber Criminals. Are You Protected?

2/13/13

175804

1.0

15

Networking Professionally, Ethically and Successfully

3/13/13

176760

1.0 Ethics

22

Why Your Blog Stinks, and What To Do About It

4/10/13

177862

1.0

24

Connecting Cultures: Best Practices with Interpreters and your Client

5/1/13

178555

1.0 EOB

28

Practice Management & Marketing Section Annual Meeting Luncheon

5/8/13

N/A

N/A

16

 

Annual Meeting and Election Results

The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on May 8, 2013 at Cooper Pub in St. Louis Park.

The following council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014:

Chair: William Casey
Vice-Chair: David Anderson
Secretary: LeAnne Fuith
Treasurer: Anthony Gabor

 

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

Thom Miranda
U. Todd Scott (MSBA Assembly Representative)
Leonard Segal (Immediate Past Chair)
Anthony Gabor
William Casey
William Gschwind
David Anderson
Karen Lundquist
Leanne Fuith
LaVern Pritchard (MSBA Assembly Representative Alt.)
Daniel Reiff
Roy Ginsburg
Andrea Gievers

There is one open position on the Council for FY 2013-14.

Other Section Accomplishments

The Practice Management and Marketing Section continues to sponsor and moderate the highly successful SoloSmall Listserv which is open to any MSBA member interested in solo and small law firms regardless of section membership.  The section also had a goal of averaging 20 attendees for each of its CLE programs.  The section met this goal, with 168 attendees for its eight CLE programs, an average of 21 per program.

Submitted By:
Leonard Segal, Section Chair
Date: June 28, 2013

 

 

- Last Updated 07/01/2013 -

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