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Starting a Solo Practice in New York (2020)

Starting a Solo Practice in New York (2020)


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.


Clifford R. Ennico, Esq. – Law Offices of Clifford R. Ennico

Gary B. Fiebert, Esq. – GBF Management LLC

Marc M. Natale, Esq. – Balestriere Fariello

John Balestriere, Esq. – Balestriere Fariello

Marian C. Rice, Esq. – Labbate Balkan Colavita & Contini, LLP

Lana James-Moore – USI Affinity

Shannon Wilkinson – Reputation Communications

Drew Harris, Ph.D. – Restoration Vacation, Inc.

Edy Greenblatt, Ph.D. – Restoration Vacation, Inc.

Greg Garman, Esq. – Lawclerk Legal

Christopher Anderson, Esq. – Profit First for Lawyers

Non-Member Price: $275.00
Published Date:
  • May 1, 2020
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VGS34
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Law Practice Management Credit(s):
  • 4.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 7.5
Recorded Date:
  • 7hr