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Starting a New Law Practice Checklist

Select a topic below:

The Business Plan and Budget

Choice of Entity and Name

Finding the Right Office

Office Sharing

Licenses and Notifications

Trust Accounting & More

Office Systems

Insurance

Supplies

Technology

Marketing

 Download the abbreviated Checklist for Starting a Law Practice

Resource Guides and Articles

25 Tips for the New Lawyer

ABA Legal Technology Resource Center
Helping Lawyers Solve the Technology Puzzle

Equipping the Law Office 2012 by Jim Calloway
A great overview of the different types of equipment that might be purchased in the law office today.

Starting a Law Practice Web Directory
Prepared by the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program.

Student to Lawyer: 20 Tips for a Successful Transition
LAWPRO Magazine
 
Unlock Your Potential
An ABA/YLD member service project. This 79 page guide is designed to help lawyers determine if they are ready to start a law practice.

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Women Rainmakers of the ABA Law Practice Management Section

Solosez Online Resources for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners

South Carolina Bar Solo and Small Firm Section

ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section

ABA Law Practice Management Section

 Publications

South Carolina Bar Lending Library

South Carolina Bar CLE Publications Store

ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Bookstore

ABA Law Practice Management Section Books