Career Compass: A Map for Your Solo or Small Firm Practice Career
Solo or small firm practitioners tend to be “generalists” in the law rather than “specialists.” These lawyers usually represent individuals in a wide variety of matters, including criminal, family, estate planning, real estate, as well as civil litigation matters (tort cases, employment cases, consumer cases, etc.).
Solo or small firm practitioners might also represent small or start-up businesses. This career map is designed to teach students litigation and entrepreneurial skills that often are of primary importance to solo and small firm practitioners while also offering exposure to a wide variety of subject areas that solo and small firm practitioners might address.
Solo Practice (Flex Course)
Civil Advocacy Clinic
Domestic Violence & Juvenile Law Clinic
Accounting and Financial Statements
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic
Criminal Procedure Adjudications
Criminal Procedure Investigations
Federal Income Tax
Trusts & Estates
Other Student Opportunities
Trial Advocacy Team