How to Collaborate with Others as a Solo or Small Firm

The Solo and Small Firm Section  presents

How to Collaborate with Others as a Solo or Small Firm

Ethical and Practical Considerations

Date Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour in Legal Ethics 


Thomas D’Amato
D’Amato Law
Tom is a Certified Specialist in Legal Malpractice Law and the lead trial lawyer at D’Amato Law Corporation, a litigation firm based in his hometown of Orinda, California. Chief among his areas of practice are legal malpractice, ethics and fee disputes, and commercial litigation. In addition to his work in the trial courts, Tom advises lawyers, law firms and legal departments on the law of lawyering and ethics, and represents lawyers before The State Bar of California in disciplinary matters.

Erin Giglia
Montage Legal Group
Erin Giglia is the co-founder of Montage Legal Group, a company that provides freelance/contract legal services for law firms nationwide through a curated network of over 100 independent attorneys. Erin graduated from San Diego School of Law, then practiced litigation for several years before founding Montage Legal Group on 2009. Erin is a frequent writer and speaker on legal outsourcing, work-life balance, women in law, networking, legal ethics and contract attorneys.

This program will address common ethical issues and practical considerations for collaborating with other attorneys or independent contractors.


  • Types of collaborative relationships with other attorneys or independent contractors
  •  Imputed conflicts and “Of Counsel” relationships
  • Other ethical considerations and pitfalls
  • How to find and contract with other attorneys or independent contractors
  • Practical considerations for hiring other attorneys or independent contracts

Section Chair

Peter Roldan, Emergent LLP

Event Code: G212804

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To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103


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5/25/2021 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Online only CA
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