YLS Entrepreneur Academy Now Accepting Applications

The YLS Entrepreneur Committee is now accepting applications for its Entrepreneur Academy. The academy is intended as an introduction to the business aspects of opening a solo or small law office and will provide a peer support network to benefit new attorneys. Sessions will feature guest speakers and chronologically progress through the different stages of establishing a solo or small practice:

Getting Started ? Wednesday, Feb. 18, 12-1pm
Speaker: Erika Huebschman, Yanchar Huebschman LLC
Business Planning ? Wednesday, Feb. 25
, 12-1pm
Speakers: Jeremy Babener, Lane Powell PC; Ginger Skinner, Skinner Law, and Troy Pickard, Portland Defender 
Technology ? Wednesday, Mar. 11
, 12-1pm
Speaker: Hong Dao, OSB Professional Liability Fund
Preparing for Clients ? Wednesday, Mar. 18
, 12-1pm
Speaker: Levi Gatov Johnston, Intelekia Law Group LLC
Meeting with Clients ? Wednesday, Mar. 25
, 12-1pm
Speaker: Violet Nazari, Attorney at Law
Ethics ? Wednesday, Apr. 8
, 12-1pm
Speaker: Paul Neese, Neese Law Office LLC
The Practice ? Wednesday, Apr. 15
, 12-1pm
Speaker: Raife Neuman, Intelekia Law Group LLC
Marketing ? Wednesday, Apr. 22
, 12-1pm
Speakers: Traci Ray, Barran Liebman LLP; Yumi O?Neil, Moda Health; Holly Miller, Gevurtz Menashe, and Katie Moesche, Farleigh Wada Witt
Building the Cohort ? Wednesday, Apr. 29
, 12-1pm
Speaker: Cindy Gaddis, Law Offices of Daniel Snyder

Sessions to be held at the MBA office, 620 SW 5th Ave, Ste. 1220, downtown Portland.

Due to the nature of the program, enrollment will be very limited - applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience. A $30 registration fee will be collected after being selected to participate. Enrollees must be current members of the MBA Young Lawyers Section. 

To apply, download, complete and return the application to ryan@mbabar.org. 

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