Chicago Katie Kizer and Amanda Graham brushed off a miserable employment market for new law school grads. They hired themselves after graduating last spring from DePaul University College of Law. With summa diplomas, they were qualified for Big Law—just temperamentally unsuited for it. I want to meet these two women. I really do. Katie Kizer and [...]
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(Update: Victoria Pynchon has continued this conversation in her popular Forbes column in a post called ‘Occupy Law School at Solo Practice University‘) To succeed in this environment, graduates will need entrepreneurial skills, management ability and some expertise in landing clients. They will need to know less about Contracts and more about contracts. “Where do [...]
Apr 2, 2009 in Passed the Bar - Hung A Shingle
Regardless the profession, many spouses are living their entrepreneurial dream by working together. And there are certainly unique challenges in building a law practice together. Yet more and more lawyers are doing just that.