10 Things 3Ls Should Do

Most law students are back starting off a new school year. And for the 3Ls, it is now the countdown to graduation—and the bar exam. Below is my list of 10 things 3Ls should do to set themselves up for bar exam success. So without further ado: 1. Know your graduation requirements.  Graduation is likely […]

Taking That Giant Step

Recently I was waiting for my youngest son to finish his Math and English placement tests at our local community college. He completed 3/4′s of his first year of college. If you read between those lines you can tell he almost completed the year and in not such a stellar fashion. His dad and I […]

Faculty Announcement – Steven Teppler

Steven Teppler will teach “Introduction to E-Discovery” at Solo Practice University®. Steven W. Teppler chairs Kirk-Pinkerton’s information governance and electronic discovery practice. He has practiced law since 1981, is admitted to the bars of New York, the District of Columbia, Florida, and Illinois and advises private and public sector clients about risk, liability, and compliance […]

When Law Schools Partner With SPU Their Students Reap the Dividends

Solo Practice University’s Bridges Program is just a little over two years old with several schools already participating and more preparing to provide this great opportunity to their students. And the stories of students reaping the rewards from their Bridges scholarships to Solo Practice University are starting to be told. Here is the story of a Bridges SPU Scholarship recipient from University of Arkansas […]

SPU Classes in May, June, July, August …and Much More

I’ve always loved September and heading back to school, relaxed and tan, exhausted from all the adventures shared with friends and family, and as far away from schoolwork and teachers as possible. As September approached, I was once again eager to get into learning mode. And it’s no different with Solo Practice University®. These past months we’ve […]

Faculty Announcement – Bob Berlin

Bob Berlin will teach “Mediation, Arbitration, and Negotiation” at Solo Practice University®. Bob is President of The New Decision Management Associates, Inc. He has experience in handling ADR cases numbering in excess of three thousand civil and family law mediations since 1968. As a registered arbitrator, mediator and neutral evaluator with the Georgia Office of […]

The “Of Counsel” Question

According to American Bar Association Formal Opinion 90-357 the term “of counsel” describes “a close, regular, personal relationship” between an attorney and firm, usually when the attorney works for the firm not as an associate or a partner but as an independent contractor. As a solo or small firm lawyer, the decision to become Of Counsel […]

Faculty Announcement – Lee Burgess

Lee Burgess will teach the course Conquering the Bar Exam at Solo Practice University®. Lee Burgess has been helping students in law school and those studying for the California bar exam find exam success since 2009. Lee is the co-founder of the Law School Toolbox and the Bar Exam Toolbox, which are online resources that […]