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Thinking of Going Solo? Consult these Resources First

Are you thinking of starting a solo practice after graduation? Recent graduates have done it. Many experience great success as solo practitioners and enjoy the flexibility and control that accompanies that kind of arrangement. Before you decide to travel this path, check out the resources in our office.  They’ll help you understand and prepare for the challenges of setting up a law office. They’ll also help you appreciate the opportunities and satisfaction to be found in solo practice.

Solo/Contract Shelf in Career Center Library

Complete Guide to Contract Lawyering, Deborah Arron & Deborah Guyol (2004)

Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, Fourth Edition, K. William Gibson, Editor (2005) (replacement copy on order)

How to Start and Build a Law Practice, Fifth Edition, Jay G. Foonberg (2004)

The Independence Track: How to Succeed as a Freelance Attorney, Marina Modlin, Esq. (2011)

Solo by Choice, 2011-12 edition, Carolyn Elefant (2011)

Solo Contendere: How to Go Directly from Law School into the Practice of Law, Judge William Huss (2005)

The Ultimate Guide to Solo and Small Firm Success, Renee Caggiano Berman (2009) (on order)

Practice Area Shelf in Career Center Library

ABA How to Build and Manage a Family Law Practice, Mark A. Chinn, 2006


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