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Law schools around the country are launching solo and small firm “incubators” — programs that helps recent graduates establish solo practices while also encouraging free or low-cost legal services to underserved communities. The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law was the first of its kind when it debuted in 2007; the school offers low-cost office space in midtown Manhattan and staff support for up to two years to a select number of graduates aiming to establish themselves as solos or launch small firms.

Incubators give birth to flocks of solo practitionersPrograms help graduates establish careers and provide legal services to the poor. Comedies of error shape views of law schools, lawyersPopular culture can illuminate the public, but also can spread misinformation about the profession.  

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