February 13, 2018 Articles

Five Tips for Opening a Solo Litigation Practice

So, you want to open your own solo/small firm? Hear the advice of someone who’s been there.

By Damian Thomas

You weigh the pros and cons and decide to open your own solo/small-firm practice. So, where do you go from here?

Although it was over 13 years ago, I can still recall the excitement and nervous energy that I had with the prospect of being my own boss and building a law practice. I felt confident in my legal ability—but less confident in my business abilities as I had never owned or operated any type of business.

Fortunately, I was able to rely on sound advice from others who had successfully traveled the path upon which I was about to embark. Through the process, I gained knowledge that I hope will be valuable as you begin your law firm journey.

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