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June 12-14, 2014 Hilton Branson Convention Center

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SMALL FIRM CONFERENCE

celebrate. collaborate. connect.


SAVE Register by May 20 #MOSOLO14
Estimated up to 19.4 MCLE hours, including up to 8.0 Ethics Hours

$50

888-253-6013 www.sasfconference.org

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Conference Registration Open Information Desk & CLE Garage Sale Open

19th Annual June 12-14, 2014 Hilton Branson Convention Center #MOSOLO14 www.sasfconference.org Phone: 888-253-6013 Fax: 573-659-8931

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, JUNE 12
7:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Conference Registration & Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 - 9:20 a.m. Legal Ethics Counsel Booth 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Solo & Small Firm Coffee Shop 8:15 a.m. 8:45 10:40 a.m. 9:20 10:40 a.m. The Bar Plan Risk Management Program Registration **

THE BAR PLAN RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM: Its About Time


Speaker: Chris Stiegemeyer **Note: A separate registration fee is required

GAL (GUARDIAN AD LITEM ) 3-Hour Annual Update (Session 1) (80 Minutes)


Building Blocks for Your GAL Practice: Essentials, Updates and Lesser-known Aspects of being a Guardian Ad Litem Speakers: Katie Anderson, Jason Clough & Rachel White

9:30 10:40 a.m.

BOOT CAMP CRIMINAL LAW

Starting a Law Practice: What Not to Wear, What Not to Say, How to Act Speakers: Hon. Zel Fischer & Hon. Lisa Van Amburg How to Look Like a Member of the Justice League: Getting Your Clients Criminal History Expunged Speaker: Rebecca Grosser

BREAKOUT SESSION

ADMINISTRATIVE/ Sunshine Law for Solo & Small Firm Practitioners BUSINESS LAW Speakers: John Landwehr & Peggy Landwehr Protecting Your Professional Reputation Online TECHNOLOGY
Speakers: Geri Dreiling & Beth Lewandowski

10:40-10:50 a.m. Program Break 11:30 a.m. 10:50 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Golf Outing at Payne Stewart Golf Course Hosted by The Bar Plan

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3-Hour Annual Update (Session 2) (70 Minutes) A View from the Bench Speakers: Speaker: Hon. Kenneth Clayton & Hon. Aaron Koeppen Starting a Law Practice: The Essentials of Starting Your Own Firm Speaker: Steve Sanders Voir Dire Speakers: Mark Bronson & Travis Noble Representing Clients at Risk of Being Placed on the Sex Offender Registry Speakers: Rebecca Grosser & Bret Rich The Dos and Donts of Responding to an Ethics Complaint Speakers: Alan Pratzel & Bob Russell Writing for the eReader Speaker: James Layton

BREAKOUT BOOT CAMP SESSION TRIAL COLLEGE/ LITIGATION CRIMINAL LAW

ETHICS TECHNOLOGY
12:00 - 1:10 p.m. Picnic-Style Lunch

12:00 - 1:10 p.m. First-Time Attendees Lunch 12:20 1:10 p.m.

SPONSOR PROGRAMS

BREAKOUT SESSION

12:30 - 3:00 p.m. Legal Ethics Counsel Booth 1:10 - 1:20 p.m. Program Break 1:20 2:30 p.m.

BOOT CAMP

Dealing with Difcult Clients - Are No Clients Better than Bad Clients? Speaker: TBD Storytelling: Opening Statement & Closing Argument Speaker: Travis Noble Wrongful Termination: The Exceptions to Employment at Will Speaker: Bridget Halquist Hidden Environmental Dangers for Real Estate Development, Farms & Rural Property Speaker: Joan Swartz International Parental Kidnapping Speakers: Rick Hein & Gordon Rea

TRIAL COLLEGE/ BREAKOUT LITIGATION EMPLOYMENT SESSION LAW ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FAMILY LAW

2:30 - 3:10 p.m. Visit Exhibitors & Sponsors 3:10 4:20 p.m.

EMPLOYMENT/ Representing Clients in Unemployment Appeals Hearings Speaker: Rob Pennell ADMIN LAW BACK TO BASICS How to Construct Your File to Survive an Ethics Complaint
Speaker: Alan Pratzel 10 Mediation Traps & Pitfalls Speaker: Ron Wiesenthal Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples Speaker: Dara Strickland eFiling for Non-Techies Speakers: Rick Rollings, Jr. & Catherine Zacharias

BREAKOUT ADR SESSION

PROBATE LAW TECHNOLOGY

4:20 - 4:30 p.m. Program Break 4:30 5:20 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

SPONSOR PROGRAMS

BREAKOUT SESSION

5:30 - 8:30 p.m. MOSOLO Photo Booth Welcome Reception & Social Friends of Bill W.

Conference Registration, Exhibit Hall, Information Desk & CLE Garage Sale Close

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Dinner 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sunset Cruise on Lake Taneycomo 8:00-10:00 p.m. Night Cap Reception

Grand Prize: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


5-day, 4-night stay at an all-inclusive resort, plus airfare for two from Kansas City or St. Louis (Up to $3,500 value)
Courtesy of The Missouri Bar Travel Committee

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All conference registrants are entered for a chance to win. The grand prize will be awarded at the closing plenary session. Must be present to win!

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19th Annual June 12-14, 2014 Hilton Branson Convention Center #MOSOLO14 www.sasfconference.org Phone: 888-253-6013 Fax: 573-659-8931

FRIDAY, JUNE 13
7:00 a.m. 7:00-8:10 a.m. 7:00-8:10 a.m. 8:10-8:30 a.m. 8:30 9:40 a.m. Conference Registration, Exhibit Hall, Information Desk & CLE Garage Sale Open

CLE AT SUNRISE
Breakfast Visit Exhibitors & Sponsors

PLENARY SESSION
Welcome and Announcements: Stacey Meinen, Chair, Solo & Small Firm Committee Welcome by P. John Brady, President of The Missouri Bar

THE FEAR FACTOR - HOW GOOD LAWYERS GET INTO BAD ETHICAL TROUBLE SPEAKER: STUART TEICHER
The scariest stories that lawyers hear are those tales where responsible lawyers who care about acting in an ethically appropriate way end up getting into disciplinary trouble. In this program, Stuart Teicher, Esq., the CLE Performer will help you understand and avoid the common missteps made by otherwise responsible attorneys. Youll leave this session a safer, stronger attorney. 9:40 - 10:20 a.m. Visit Exhibitors and Sponsors 9:40 - 11:20 a.m. Legal Ethics Counsel Booth 10:20 11:30 a.m.

TRIAL COLLEGE/ You Have Class! How to Identify Potential Class Actions in Your Everyday Practice Speakers: David Butsch & Chris Roberts LITIGATION PRACTICE MGMT Its Not Time Management; Its Life Management

Speaker: Stuart Teicher BREAKOUT BACK TO BASICS Primer on Associate Circuit Court SESSION

Speaker: Joe Gagnon

FAMILY LAW TECHNOLOGY/ PRACTICE MGMT IMMIGRATION LAW/CRIMINAL DISCUSSION GROUP

Establishing Constructive Co-Parent Communication in High-Conict Divorce Speaker: Carol Love Law Ofce 2.0 Speaker: Amy Hereford Criminal Defense of Non-US Citizens: How Not to Commit Malpractice in Plea Negotiations Speakers: Michael Sharma-Crawford & Rekha Sharma-Crawford Recent Developments in Administrative Law Leaders: Rod Chapel & Richard Maseles Elder Law Leader: Christine Alsop

11:30 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 1:55 p.m.

Networking Lunch

TRIAL COLLEGE/ A Solos Guide to Preparing Your Client for Deposition Speakers: Kelly McCambridge-Parker & Todd Werts LITIGATION Keeping My Big Mouth Shut ETHICS

Speaker: Stuart Teicher BREAKOUT SESSION BACK TO BASICS Nuts & Bolts of Bankruptcy

Speakers: Alan Gallas & Ed Karfeld

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW PERSONAL INJURY LAW

Practicing Before the Administrative Hearing Commission Speaker: Rod Chapel New Procedures to Resolve Medicare Liens in PI Cases Speaker: Christine Alsop

12:45 1:55 p.m.

TECHNOLOGY

Getting the Most From Your PDFs: Using Adobe Acrobat Pro & Other PDF Software Speaker: Rick Rollings Immigration Reform & Enforcement: The Impact on Your Family Law Practice Speaker: Nalini Mahadevan Direct and Cross-Examination of Expert Witness Physicians Speaker: Robert Kingsland A Solos Guide to Case Development Speaker: Kelly McCambridge-Parker Speaker: Stuart Teicher

BREAKOUT IMMIGRATION/ FAMILY LAW SESSION MEDICAL/LEGAL LAW

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1:55 - 2:10 p.m. Program Break 2:10 3:20 p.m.

LITIGATION

TM PRACTICE MGMT What Starbucks Teaches Us About Attracting Clients - The Ethical Way

BREAKOUT BACK TO BASICS Probate Basics: From Initial Interview to Inventory SESSION Speaker: Mike Watkins Cooked Books: Recipe for Representing a Client with a Potential Tax Problem TAX LAW
Speakers: Sanford Boxerman & Sara Neill

PERSONAL INJURY TECHNOLOGY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION GROUP

How to Identify All Potential Damages Speakers: David Brose & J. Kent Emison Useful Law Ofce Gadgets to Increase Productivity & Save Time Speaker: Paul Henry Planning Ahead: Emotional & Social Aspects of Retirement Speaker: Anne Chambers Whats in Your Trust Account? Using IOLTA, Accepting Credit Cards & More Leaders: Melinda Bentley, Mike Gunn & Sam Phillips

3:20 - 3:50 p.m. Refreshment Break 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Legal Ethics Counsel Booth 3:50 5:00 p.m.

LITIGATION ETHICS

eDiscovery 101: Finding Electronically Stored Information & Using it at Trial Speakers: You-Jin Han & Peggy Landwehr To Withdraw, or Not to Withdraw: We Hope That is Not the Question Speaker: Stuart Teicher

BREAKOUT PRACTICE MGMT Planning Ahead: Mentoring an Attorney to Take Over Your Practice SESSION Speaker: Sarah Read BACK TO BASICS Probate Basics: From Inventory to Close

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Speaker: Mike Watkins

APPELLATE PI/LITIGATION TECHNOLOGY

Taking the Fear Out of Filing a Writ Speaker: Susan Ford Robertson Strategies for Persuading the Trier of Fact Speaker: Travis Noble Top 10 Technology Traps & How to Avoid Them Speaker: Mark Bassingthwaighte

In It to Win It: Campaign Laws & Lessons DISCUSSION Leaders: Vivek Puri & Karl Timmerman GROUP 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. PROGRAM/RECEPTION FOR LAW STUDENTS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH THE MISSOURI BAR AND THE SUPREME COURT OF MISSOURI 5:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Conference Registration, Exhibit Hall, CLE Garage Sale & Information Booth Close Friends of Bill W.

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Bob Sigoloff Memorial SFIG Listserv Reception 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Sponsored Reception 7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Dinner After Hours Reception

SATURDAY, JUNE 14
7:00 a.m. 7:00 8:10 a.m. 7:00-8:10 a.m. 8:20 9:30 a.m. Conference Registration, Information Desk & CLE Garage Sale Open

CLE AT SUNRISE
Breakfast

BUSINESS LAW

Advising the Small Business Client Speakers: William Burris & Rob Pennell

PROBATE/FAMILY/ Retirement Benets of Military Personnel & Union Members Speakers: Doug Fredrick & Mary Lou Martin BREAKOUT MILITARY LAW SESSION BACK TO BASICS Appeals 101: Preservation, Evaluation & Making the Record

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Speaker: Susan Ford Robertson

CRIMINAL LAW COLLECTIONS TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTIVITY

Cross-Examining the Arresting Ofcer on Standardized Field Sobriety Tests Speaker: Travis Noble Remedies Available to Missouri Consumers Speakers: Tom Mendel & Doug Noland Online Legal Research Tips & Tricks Speaker: Jared Correia Hit Your Stride Speaker: Steve Hughes IP for the Non-IP Lawyer Speakers: Chuck McCloskey & Morris Turek Missouri Landlord-Tenant Law for the General Practitioner Speakers: Bill Shull & Robert Wise Civil Aspects of DWI Cases - Protecting Your Clients Driving Privileges - LDPs & RDPs Speakers: Chastidy Dillon-Amelung & John Newsham Ethics in Trust & Estates Speakers: Melinda Bentley & Bob Kirkland 30 Apps & Sites in 70 Minutes Speaker: Jared Correia Treatment Gone Bad: Spotting Medical Negligence Claims in Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Cases Speaker: Robert Kingsland

9:30 - 9:40 a.m. Program Break 9:40 10:50 a.m.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/ BUSINESS BREAKOUT REAL ESTATE LAW SESSION CRIMINAL LAW

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PROBATE/ ETHICS TECHNOLOGY PI/WORKERS COMPENSATION

10:50 - 11:00 a.m. Program Break 11:00 11:50 a.m.

CLOSING PLENARY SESSION SPEAKER: STEVE HUGHES

11:50 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 12:15 p.m.

EXHIBITOR/SPONSOR PRIZE DRAWINGS GRAND PRIZE DRAWING ADJOURN

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19th Annual

June 12-14, 2014


Hilton Branson Convention Center
200 E. Main Street Branson, Missouri

SMALL FIRM CONFERENCE

Return form & payment to: The Missouri Bar, SASF Registration, P.O. Box 119, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119 or register by PHONE 888-253-6013, FAX 573-659-8931, or ONLINE www.sasfconference.org

Step 1. Contact Information


Name __________________________________ Badge Name (if different) ____________________ Bar # _________E-mail_____________________ Address ________________________________ City ______________ State ___ Zip Code ______ Phone________________ Fax_______________

Step 3. Conference Add Ons


THE BAR PLAN RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Must be registered for the Conference to attend. $75 Qualies insured of The Bar Plan to a base-rate discount.

FIRST TIME ATTENDEE? Check if this is your rst time attending the conference. COURSE MATERIALS ONLY $75 Electronic $130 Printed $160 Electronic & Printed

Includes meals, program, and course materials as noted. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION SAVE Received on/before May 20, 2014 $50 $299 - Electronic Course Materials $354 - Printed & Electronic Course Materials REGULAR REGISTRATION Received on/before June 9, 2014 at 12:00 noon CT $349 - Electronic Course Materials $404 - Printed & Electronic Course Materials LAW STUDENT REGISTRATION OR PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT REGISTRATION Includes meals, program, and electronic course materials $215 - Registration received on/before May 20, 2014 $239 - Registration received between May 21 and June 9, 2014 at 12:00 noon CT ON SITE REGISTRATION (ONLY if space is available) Received after 12:00 noon CT on June 9, 2014 $399 includes programs & electronic course materials.
On site registration DOES NOT INCLUDE MEAL TICKETS

Step 2. Registration

GOLF - Box lunch, cart, and green fees are included. Guests may register. Indicate quantity & guest name(s). $99 Thursday, June 12, 2014 tee off 11:30 a.m. 18 holes at Payne Stewart Golf Course Quantity __________ Anticipated score__________ Guest Name(s)___________________________________ Partner me with____________________________

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Step 4. Guest Meal Tickets


Indicate quantity of each ticket
Because we must pre-order and guarantee

SPECIAL NEEDS REQUESTS - The Hilton is committed to accommodating guests with food allergies or intolerances, as well as those with religious or social beliefs, such as kosher or vegetarian if requests are made in writing at least two weeks in advance. While every effort will be made to provide for guests with such dietary restrictions, it is not possible to accommodate popular, weight-loss diets or alternative meal choices at this event.

Thursday Box Lunch payment for meals with the hotel, we are unable to process refund requests for meal tickets $17 - Adult purchased after 12:00 noon CT June 9, 2014. Friday Breakfast $20 - Adult $0 Child, age 5 & under $10 - Child, age 6-12 Friday Conference Lunch $30 - Adult Friday Dinner $48 - Adult $0 Child, age 5 & under $24 - Child, age 6-12 Saturday Breakfast $22 - Adult $0 Child, age 5 & under $11 - Child, age 6-12

Step 5. Payment
TOTAL Enclosed/Charged $_______________
(Check, Debit or Credit Card Only. The Missouri Bar does NOT accept cash)

______________________________________
I have special needs addressed by the ADA. Please contact me about reasonable accommodations.

I request special meals. Please explain in detail: _______

Solo & Small Firm Conference PHONE: 888-253-6013 FAX: 573-659-8931 ONLINE: www.sasfconference.org

Debit/Credit Card Expiration Date ______ Card # _________________________________ Signature _______________________________ Check #______________________________

Featured Speakers

Friday Opening Plenary Featuring Stuart Teicher


the CLE Performer Adjunct Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School

Saturday Technology Featuring Jared Correia


Practice Management Advisor Host of Legal Toolkit on Legal Talk Network. Contributor to AttorneyAtWork.com

Saturday Closing Plenary Featuring Steve Hughes


Founder and President of Hit Your Stride, LLC

CLE ACCREDITATION
Application will be made to Illinois and Kansas for MCLE credit. Missouri: Estimated 20.4 MCLE hours, including 6.6 ethics hours.

GOLF CANCELLATION POLICY


Refunds will not be given on cancellations received after May 22, 2014. You may transfer your reservation to a colleague.

CONFERENCE REFUND POLICY


A full refund will be given if you cancel by 5:00 p.m. on May 22, 2014. Those canceling after 5:00 p.m., May 22, 2014 through June 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. will receive a refund of the registration fee minus a $65.00 administrative fee. A link to the course materials will be sent to you by email. Course materials on CD-ROM or USB drive will be mailed to you after the conference. If you prefer printed course materials, you may order them individually for $130.00. NO REFUND will be given for cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014; the course materials selected on your registration will be mailed to you in consideration of tuition paid. Only on-site registration will be available after 5:00 p.m. on June 9, 2014. All cancellations must be in writing. If you cannot attend, a colleague may attend in your place if s/he could have registered at the same price.

MEAL TICKET REFUND POLICY


Because we must order and guarantee payment for meals with the hotel by June 9, 2014, we are unable to process refund requests for tickets purchased after that date.

METHOD OF PAYMENT
Payment must be made by check, credit card or debit card. The Missouri Bar does NOT accept cash.

QUESTIONS
Call the MoBarCLE Help Desk toll free 888-253-6013.

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Hilton Promenade

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

SMALL FIRM CONFERENCE exclusive


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REGISTRANTS MUST ARRANGE ACCOMMODATIONS DIRECTLY WITH THE HOTEL

HOTEL INFORMATION
200 East Main Street, Branson, MO (866) 442-0959 (code = solo-attendee) http://bit.ly/bransonhcc

Hilton Convention Center Hotel

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Monsees & Mayer, PC Ransin Injury Law & University of Missouri School of Law Clio Dollar, Burns & Becker, LC GilsbarPro University of MissouriKansas City School of Law & Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza, PC Wood Law Firm, LLC

3 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson, MO (866) 568-0890 (code = solo-attendee) http://bit.ly/bransonhprom


A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Convention Center Hotel and Hilton Promenade Branson Landing. The deadline to book at the special rate of $129 per night is May 10, 2014 or until the room block is sold out, whichever occurs rst.

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Radisson Hotel Branson


120 South Wildwood Dr., Branson, MO (888) 333-3333 http://bit.ly/radissonbran (code = MOBAR)
A room block is available until May 27, 2014 at Radisson Hotel Branson, located 3.5 miles from the Convention Center. Conference attendees can take advantage of the special group rate of $117 per night for standard king or double bedded guest rooms single/double occupancy. Suites are available at the rate of $167 per night. Rates include complimentary internet and parking. Scheduled shuttle service to and from the Convention Center is available during the conference.

Dempsey & Kingsland, PC Langdon & Emison Attorneys at Law LearWerts, LLP Saint Louis University School of Law ALPS, Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance American Big Data Gori Julian & Associates, PC LawPay Sindel, Sindel & Noble, PC Tabs3/PracticeMaster Thomson Reuters Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman The Law Ofces of Steve Sanders, LC

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403 West Main Street, Branson, MO (800) 828-0404 www.bestwestern.com (code = MBR)
Special rate of $89 per night for a standard two double beds or single queen, and $104 for a king suite. Includes breakfast, internet, and parking. Book by June 1, 2014. (Distance to Convention Center = 0.30 miles/4 blocks)

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Solo & Small Firm Conference P.O. Box 119 Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119

Nonprot Org. U.S. Postage PAID Jefferson City, MO Permit No. 312

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19th Annual

June 12-14, 2014


Hilton Branson Convention Center
www.sasfconference.org

SMALL FIRM CONFERENCE

celebrate. collaborate. connect.


More than 60 sessions on substantive law, technology, ethics, practice management, and more Unbeatable value pricing includes registration, course materials, and meals Earn all your annual MCLE hours in one location Specialized programming includes: Register Trial college/litigation by May 20 Starting a practice boot camp & SAVE 3-hour GAL training The Bar Plan Risk Management Program (optional & priced separately) Exhibitors with products and services for your practice Networking events Relax while you energize yourself and your practice Family-friendly fun, entertainment, and recreation CL

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