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Newsletter articles from 2008
Once again I repeat the scope/mission statement of the General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council: “To promote professional excellence among those engaged in the general practice of law through education relating to substantive legal practice areas and by providing opportunities for the exchange of information particularly pertinent to the needs of solo and small firm practitioners.
Editor’s Column: Our service members need our help
Working through the Champaign County Family Law Committee a number of Champaign County Bar Association Lawyers are volunteering to assist the members of a local Illinois National Guard Unit prepare for deployment overseas.
Five top financial tips for young attorneys
Although any young professional should appreciate sound financial advice, I have written this article to be primarily directed to young attorneys who will face slightly different problems than young business professionals or individuals in other professions.
How to practice part-time from afar
For several years before I decided to semi-retire, I had a picture of a beautiful, tranquil beach and the inscription below it which read: “Never be so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.”
Taking a leap of faith
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.