MoreLaw Minneapolis Blog Roll
Each member of the MoreLaw Minneapolis community brings a huge amount of experience to the table. Here, they share what they have learned about the practice of law as a solo or small firm attorney.
The real question is, at what point is office space a wise investment? When I was starting my practice, I asked a number of solos what their biggest financial mistake was. The answer? Office space. Too much of it, too fancy an address, too long of a commitment. ...read more
You’ve chosen a practice area and engraved your shingle. Where to hang it? Depends on the kind of work you’re going to do--no one size fits all. “Real” Office Once upon a time, setting up your own physical office was the only option. (I grew up in New Jersey, which...read more
If you’re thinking about starting a solo practice, remember it works best as a family decision. Unless you’ve managed to sock away a year of living expenses, as recommended by solo-startup guru Jay Foonberg, you’re going to subject your family to fluctuating income...read more
Law school taught you more than you may realize about your work habits. Did you study alone or in groups? Read at home or in the library? Learn best by reading, discussing, or observing? Prepare methodically in advance, or cram the night before the test? Similar...read more
You’ve scheduled lunch with a potential mentor and want to ask questions about their practice. What to ask? As always, do your homework first. Visit their website, review any available social media profiles, check out recent articles and blog posts. Be sure you...read more