POSTPONED: How to Retire as a Solo or Small Firm Lawyer

This program has been POSTPONED. Date TBD.

Presented by the Solo and Small Firm Section of the Barristers Club
How to Retire as a Solo or Small Firm Lawyer
Considerations in estate planning, employment & ethics

Date Tuesday September 22, 2020 
Program 12:00-1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1.0


Brigitte Binkert
Brigitte Binkert Law Offices

Adam Koss

Katherine Zarate Dulany
Zarate Dulany Law


Lindsey Mignano
Smith Shapourian Mignano


  • Ownership rules for professional corporations and law firm partnerships (CA Rule 5.4 and CA Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 3.157);
  • Issues with transferring law firm shares or partnership interests into a trust to avoid probate;
  • Whether a retiring “Of Counsel” can be properly classified as an independent contractor under AB5 in California;” 
  • Implications for “fee sharing” with retiring “Of Counsel” under Rule 1.5.1; and
  • Competency concerns arising from an untimely death.

Section Co-Chairs

Anna Liu, Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners  & Liên Payne, Kennedy Payne

For a printable flyer, click here.

Event Code: B201476


Free BASF Law Student
 $30 Section Member
 $45 BASF Member
 $60 Nonmember

Prices increase $10 on the day of the program.

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9/22/2020 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Zoom Online only, CA

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