Solo practitioner Scott K. Field's first suggestion for recent law school graduates considering going solo is: don't. Instead, he believes a recent graduate should find a job and gain experience first. But in today's legal marketplace, many graduates must start out as a solo because jobs are scarce. To those who do, Field says don't panic. A new law graduate can succeed as a solo; it will just take hard work, careful planning and an iron stomach. Field has some tips to help make the transition easier.
Advice for New Law Grads Who Want to Open a Solo Practice
May 26, 2010