Skills for the New Solo Practitioner in New York
Created on September 24, 2016
This course identifies the basic skills needed to start a solo practice in the state of New York. From incorporation to form-building, the course covers an array of topics, including:
- Ethics and Professional Conduct
- Attorney as a Counselor at Law
- Why work for yourself as opposed to someone else?
- Incorporation, insurance and integration
- Support networks and business networking
- Retainer agreements
- Generating pipelines of income
From exploring nuances of traveling from Court to Court to practical skills for proper and effective attorney collaboration, Cory H. Morris, a Long Island-based civil rights and criminal defense attorney, provides real life examples, hardships, hurdles and practical guidelines to making it "Shingle" in New York.
- Identify the "how-to's" of starting a New York Law Practice
- Understand the business of law
- Design a Business Plan for a solo practitioner
- Set the bar: Recognize the ethical duties of a solo practitioner
- Develop Professional Responsibility skills, addressing issues of reputation and civility
- Grasp the necessary skills needed to become a solo practitioner, including tips & tricks
This course originally appeared as a part of our September 2016 Bridge the Gap Event.
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