November 12, 2012 Articles

Five Tips for Young Lawyers Hanging a Shingle

By Cindy Albracht-Crogan

The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) completed its employment study related to 2010 law school graduates. The research reveals that 53 percent of the law-firm jobs taken by the class of 2010 were in firms of 50 or fewer attorneys, compared with 46 percent for the class of 2009. The research also concluded that more graduates were establishing themselves as solo practitioners right out of law school and were satisfied with their career choice.

If you are planning to start your own firm after graduation, keep in mind the following five helpful practice tips:

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