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How New Attorneys Enter the Practice: Hanging Your Shingle

Practical advice so you can confidently begin the practice of law

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    Starting a law practice is exciting, demanding, and rewarding. MCLE’s Hanging Your Shingle series is an unparalleled opportunity to learn how to avoid pitfalls and take charge of your career. This concentrated and thorough program offers a conversational environment that provides a unique chance to learn how to run your own law practice.

    This program focuses on the newly minted attorney and features experts providing instruction and guidance on how to successfully open one’s own law practice, including setting up your own business, formulating an effective business plan, tax planning, billing and avoiding malpractice. The program gives you the information you need to become a successful and ethical lawyer-entrepreneur. Whether you know you want to establish your own firm or you are just “testing the waters”, this is the workshop for you.

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    Catherine F. Downing, Esq., Downing Van Dyke, PC, Framingham


    Michael D. Kelly, Esq., Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers, PC, Boston
    Susan Letterman-White, JD, MS, Letterman White Consulting, Braintree
    Nathaniel W. Sears, Esq., The Law Office of Nathaniel W. Sears, Danvers