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Leaving a Firm: Guidelines for a Smoother Transition

Leaving a Firm: Guidelines for a Smoother Transition
Product Code: 5110527CHP4
Author: Dennis Kennedy
Publication Date: March 2006
Sponsoring Entities: Law Practice Division
Topics: Elder Law, General Practice, Law Practice Management
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Chapter 4 Leaving a Firm: Guidelines for a Smoother Transition - Oftentimes, starting your own law firm means leaving your current law firm. In some cases it can be painless, but in many cases, there will be significant hurdles to overcome in order to make a smooth departure.

This chapter takes an in-depth look at what is involved in making an amicable exit from your current law firm and a trouble-free move to your new solo practice. It covers both practical and ethical considerations in your transition, provides valuable advice on handling unexpected developments you may encounter, and addresses the professional, psychological, and other issues that you are likely to face.

The reality of leaving a law firm can be quite different than you might have imagined, and good preparation and flexibility are necessary components of a successful exit strategy. If you're considering the jump to a solo practice, you'll find these guidelines quite valuable.

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