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New Lawyers Practice of Law

Ten Things Every New Lawyer Should Know (Part 2)

ThinkstockPhotos-78291349The following is a guest blog post by Anabella Q. Bonfa, a litigator with Wellman & Warren LLP, and Diane Rifkin, attorney recruiter and CEO at Rifkin Consulting.

Continuing from the most recent CEBblog™ post, here are five more things new lawyers need to know.

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New Lawyers Practice of Law

Ten Things Every New Lawyer Should Know (Part 1)

ThinkstockPhotos-78291349The following is a guest blog post by Anabella Q. Bonfa, a litigator with Wellman & Warren LLP, and Diane Rifkin, attorney recruiter and CEO at Rifkin Consulting.

When law firm partners meet to discuss business, the subject often turns to common mistakes made by new attorneys. Here are ten typical mistakes to avoid when you’re trying to get your legal career off to a great start.

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New Lawyers Practice of Law Starting a Law Practice

What Form Should Your Law Practice Take?

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When starting your own law practice in California, one of your first decisions is what business form to use—should your practice be a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a corporation? Don’t underestimate the importance of this choice!

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Practice of Law

Attorney Swap

164916141There are many reasons why a client decides that one attorney is out and another is in. It can be personal, professional, or even irrational. Whatever the reason, if your client wants to make a swap, make sure you meet all of the requirements for an effective substitution of counsel in California.