Itching to go solo? Prepare yourself with this solo quick start guide

Posted on 07-02-2014 by
Tags: networking , career setbacks , change , career advancement , connect , Upgrading Your Skills , career management , job seeking , business development , Office Space

About to go solo? The chance you are successful is below 50%. Discouraged? Don’t be. Understanding and mapping out your steps can be hard – so follow the Solo Quick-Start Guide published by the Associate’s Mind. Some of the key steps are, as follows:

  1. Set up financial Accounts: Biz checking, Biz Savings, IOLTA
  2. Get business cards
  3. Get office location
  4. Get web presence
  5. Announce opening of firm
  6. NETWORK
  7. Conduct lots of legal research
  8. Look into doing contract work for other firms
  9. Volunteer lawyer programs
  10. Become an active volunteer in local communities

Read all of the details on the article.

Have you tried going solo? What advice can you give? Comment below. 

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