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Starting a Solo Practice in New York 2020 (Webinar)

Starting a Solo Practice in New York 2020 (Webinar)


Are you considering opening your own firm? Are you a recent law school graduate just starting out? Are you considering leaving your place of employment and starting your own practice?  

Starting up a solo or small firm has its own unique financial, technical and practical concerns, but beginning a practice also has its own set of rewards, fulfillment, and accomplishments. To maximize your chances of success, you must have a plan. 

This program provides an overview of what it takes to own your own practice. From choosing a business entity to choosing office space and attracting new clients, get practical and useful tips for starting a practice in New York.  Focusing on solo practice, program topics include: setting up bank accounts; general accounting information; tax concerns; setting up IOLA accounts; client retainer agreements and intake forms; collecting payments; leaving your old firm; handling referral business; the ethical issues of using the Internet to market your practice; social media considerations; increasing your list of contacts; and much more.

Start Date:
  • May 1, 2020
Start Time:
  • 9:00 AM
End Time:
  • 4:30 PM
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Law Practice Management Credit(s):
  • 4.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 7.5
  • Virtual Participation
  • Live
Product Code:
  • 0GS34
NYSBA Member Price: $175.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $275.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee on Law Practice Management