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March 2008

What’s A Solo?

March 7, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

After learning that he’s one of the 83 percent majority of lawyers in New York who practice as solos, Eric Turkewitz asks just what does that mean anyway? Specifically, Eric wonders whether the term “solo” as used in these kinds of surveys means just one lawyer, one lawyer with support staff or one lawyer with […]

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Hope to Meet You At ABA Tech Show

March 4, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

I know that I have blogging to thank for my invitation to speak at this year’s ABA Tech Show and I am incredibly excited.  I consider myself fortunate because I’m really a practical technologist at heart, rather than a gadgety person.  I choose technology in a practical manner, based strictly on how much it costs […]

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Solo Practice Doesn’t Mean Forever

March 4, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

Just like goodbye doesn’t mean forever, solo practice doesn’t either – or at least, it shouldn’t.   Some lawyers who start their own practices are committed to building and running a firm for the long haul.  Others view solo practice not as a permanent end in itself, but as a transition – a way to ride […]

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