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GPSolo March/April 2024: Niche Areas of Law Practice

Volume 41, Issue 2


Finding Your Niche by Being Yourself

Emily Ann Albrecht

Finding your place in the law comes down to being unapologetically yourself and embracing whatever you are genuinely interested in. For the author, a longstanding love of all things macabre led her t…

Apr 08, 2024 7 min read

Cannabis Law

Kelly Hayes

In this newly regulated industry, there are many cannabis businesses that need assistance and plenty of legal work to go around.

Apr 08, 2024 8 min read

Alcohol Beverage Law

John R Szymankiewicz

Alcohol law is a narrow specialty but involves a broad range of practice areas, including business formation, financing, contracts, leases, federal and state licensing, advertising, and brand protect…

Apr 08, 2024 8 min read

Maritime/Admiralty Law

Jessica Link Martyn

In the author’s marine law practice, she supports law firms, corporate counsel departments, commercial marine clients, and marine insurers throughout the United States to navigate the intricacies of…

Apr 08, 2024 8 min read

Special Education Law

Tony Tai Nguyen

Special education law is about empowering children with disabilities in public schools and catalyzing positive change for their families.

Apr 08, 2024 8 min read

Natural Resources Law

Pamela C Garman

As a natural resources lawyer, you may be researching and drafting opinions on laws and regulations one day and touring a mine site out in the field the next.

Apr 08, 2024 6 min read

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Lily Li

Cybersecurity lawyers focus on tasks ranging from incident response to proactive privacy consulting and compliance to cybersecurity risk assessments and audits.

Apr 08, 2024 6 min read

Trademark Law

Erica A Allen

The author stumbled into trademark law and built a fulfilling career and business she loves, helping small businesses and passionate entrepreneurs.

Apr 08, 2024 9 min read

How Lawyers Should Conduct Interviews

Barry Zalma

Interviews with potential clients or witnesses are not interrogations. Approach them as you would a pleasant conversation with someone introduced by a friend or relative.

Apr 08, 2024 4 min read


Everything Is Temporary

Julie T Houth

Nothing lasts forever, even the most challenging work assignment, so remember your purpose—and that all things are temporary.

Apr 08, 2024 4 min read

Seven Funding Strategies for Solos

Andrea L. Maddan

With your vision for success in mind, consider personal savings and investment, small business loans and lines of credit, business credit cards, legal incubators and accelerators, grants, crowdfundin…

Apr 08, 2024 6 min read

Mentoring and the Niche Practice

Joan Marie Swartz

By joining substantive bar committees and participating in online forums, niche lawyers will find attorneys willing to share lessons from their failures as well as their successes.

Apr 08, 2024 3 min read