The Business of Law

Turn Your Practice into a Successful Business

In collaboration with the Los Angeles Incubator Consortium and UC Hastings College of the Law, CEB has put together a free webinar series to bring you legal experts that speak to the how-tos and the what-to-dos of building a successful law practice, business, and career. Learn how to capitalize on your connections, grow your network through social media, command a negotiation, find new clients, collect fees, work with automation tools, go out on your own, and much more. This live webinar series does not provide MCLE credit.

On Demand versions of previous webinars are available on Golden State Lawyers, CEB’s new home for free content, featuring experienced California attorneys and industry thought leaders.

Interested in speaking? Do you have expertise you want to share? Send us an email and let us know.

Beth Mora & Mary Grace Guzmán

Date: Thu Mar 19, 2020, 12-1pm

Law Firm Management, Covid-19, and Social Distancing—The Employment and Ethical Impacts for Your Law Practice

The nature of legal work often requires high levels of social interaction whether it be in our offices or in the court. Beth Mora and Mary Grace Guzmán will discuss crucial considerations and offer solutions regarding lawyers' responsibilities to their employees and clients.

This webinar is over.

It will be posted on Golden State Lawyers and CEB's YouTube channel soon.


Richard Bannin

Date: Wed Apr 1, 2020, 12-1pm

How to Speak Persuasively, Whether in Person or Remote

This webinar is designed to teach lawyers how to leverage those aspects of public speaking essential to engaging and persuading an audience. Participants will learn how to project presence and authority through body language, voice, eyes and use of space. The techniques acquired will help them consistently achieve their objectives with clients (current and prospective), judges and juries.

This webinar is over.

It will be posted on Golden State Lawyers and CEB's YouTube channel soon.


Connie Voos & John Wuopio

Date: Wed Apr 8, 2020, 12-12:30pm

Zoom 101: Tools and Tips for Working Remotely
Zoom is being used for communicating with clients, depositions, and more, allowing attorneys some business continuity while work places have been shuttered and we are all social distancing. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to use Zoom audio and video conferencing, handle technical glitches, record meetings, preserve privacy and confidentiality, and best practices for participants.

David Mitroff, Ph.D.

Date: Thu Apr 9, 2020, 12-1pm

Strategies for Growing Your Law Firm Business Online
Discover business growth strategies that leverage social media, content marketing, and virtual social interactions across many platforms including websites, blogs, review sites, and email marketing to grow your practice. Your online presence is critical for business growth today!

Note: All webinar attendees will receive a FREE copy of Dr. Mitroff's latest book "Law Firm Business Growth Strategies: A Practical Nine-Step Guide to Digital Marketing for Legal Professionals."

Simon Khinda, Esq. LL.M

Date: Fri Apr 10, 1-2pm

CARES Act: Key points regarding PPP and EIDL Loan Programs
This program will highlight the key talking points small businesses, sole proprietors, self-employed and independent contractors need to understand with respect to the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Specifically highlighting how to apply, key considerations and the consequences of misusing funds.

Karine Karadjian

Date: Wed Apr 15, 12-1pm

Debt Relief and Temporary Hardship Options During Covid-19 Crisis: a Bankruptcy Attorney's Perspective
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in layoffs and income reduction across many households. The financial hardship has in turn led many people to contact bankruptcy attorneys seeking relief. Karine Karadjian will be discussing some financial relief options currently available to those affected by Covid-19 in an effort to prevent impulsive bankruptcy filings for situations where a bankruptcy may potentially be avoided.

Anna Colibri

Date: Thu Apr 16, 2020, 12-1pm

How Did Yoda Get His First Lead? Digital Branding Basics for Lawyers
Learn digital branding basics including brand messaging and brand look feel. We'll apply these concepts to websites, marketing collateral, and digital marketing tactics (search, social, email, advertising, and content creation). Be ready with questions. We love questions!

Jen Lee

Date: Wed Apr 22, 2020, 12-1pm

Getting Paid: Fee Agreements and Alternative Fee Structures

Before you get clients to retain you, you have to have sound practices and procedures for your fee agreements and billing structures. In this Business of Law webinar, we are discussing billing, flat fee agreements, and alternative fee structures to get away from the billable hour.