In Brief

Vol. 42 No. 8

Thinking of hanging out a shingle? Practical tips on solo practice

If you’re thinking of opening your own practice after graduation, solo lawyer Branigan Robertson has some encouraging words for you—and some practical tips.

Robertson started his firm right out of law school, in a difficult economy and with a contingency fee structure, and now has a thriving practice in plaintiff’s employment law. How did he do that? Here are a few of the tips he offers in a post called “How I started my own law firm right after law school,” at Business Insider (

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