Articles on Solo Practice

Birthing the baby By Letisha Luecking Orlet Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, December 2015 The first in a multi-part series of articles that will address the factors to consider when deciding whether or not to go solo.
10 areas to explore when you’re thinking of going solo By Anna P. Krolikowska Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, June 2015 The solo life is not for everyone. You’ll work as hard as any lawyer in one of the top-tier firms for a paycheck that may or may not measure up. So what exactly does it take to create and build a small law firm?
Solo tech can beat the big firms By Peter LaSorsa Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2013 In the past, only 1,000-lawyer firms could practice across the country where a physical presence was required. Today, technology has given solo attorneys the ability to easily practice anywhere they can take their laptop and have access to a high-speed Internet connection. If you have the legal ability, the gumption, and the desire, you can expand your practice past the local town or city where you currently reside.
Small law, big plans By Katherine A. Chamberlain Young Lawyers Division, August 2012 A new solo practitioner explores the woes and wows of making it work in the working world.
Taking a leap of faith By Joe Giamanco General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2008 Ask any solo or founding partner of a new firm what convinced them to take the leap of faith and leave the safety and security of their former employer for the “what if” opportunity of opening a new practice and you are bound to get a wide variety of responses.
Making the transition to a solo or small firm practice By Nathan Lollis Young Lawyers Division, April 2008 Many attorneys consider starting their own firm. Obtaining clients and successfully collecting your fees are a couple of obvious aspects of starting your own solo or small firm practice.
I hung my shingle: What I’ve learned in two years of solo practice By Peter R. Olson General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, January 2008 Author Peter Olson shares what has worked and what hasn't during his first years as a sole practitioner.

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