Alameda County
Bar Association

Challenges for the Small Law Firm 

Are you in a small law firm or a solo practitioner? The Alameda County Bar Association has programs specifically designed with you in mind!

Above the Law recently released a chart indicating the top challenges for the small law firm. Did you know that 80% of ACBA members are small or solo practitioners? Check out all the great programs that we have for you to grow your business!

State of the Small Firm ReportAcquiring new client business 

Join us on Tuesday January 16, 2018 for a CLE program to learn how to How to Convert Prospects to Clients. This interactive session will cover techniques for effective business development, by phone and in person.

Too much time on admin tasks

We offer member discounts on services that save you time! ACBA members get discounts on virtual receptionists through Ruby Receptionists, CEB Essential Forms, Client Conflict Check, and practice management through Clio. We are also proud to partner with Fastcase to provide FREE legal research to our members. Check out our discounts online here!

Increasing complexity of technology

Also the number one issue for larger firms! We offer training sessions for our members on legal research through Fastcase – which is free with your ACBA membership! We’ve also offered programs on managing client security in the cloud, incorporating new technology into your billing, and how to design and maintain a sustainable practice.

Cost control

It’s impossible to measure the full ROI on your investment in your career when you join the ACBA, but we’ve added up just a few of your savings. Your ACBA membership gets you access to over $1600 in MCLE classes. Save $695 on legal research through the Fastcase account that comes with your ACBA membership. Save hundreds of dollars each year with our free notary service. Make connections to grow your business at our free networking events. Save big on other legal services – see your savings here. Welcome to inclusive membership!

Lack of internal efficiency

Learn from the best with the ACBA Barristers Mentorship Program. Seasoned attorneys share their tips and tricks to make the most out of your day. Learn more

Ready to join? Check us out!