Solo, small law practices discussed


 The Wolverine Bar Association conducted its November general body membership meeting and panel discussion on “How to Build a Successful Solo or Small Law Practice” on Tuesday, Nov.12, at the Detroit offices of Bodman LLP.

 Among those taking part in the meeting were (left to right) Jerome Crawford, Wayne County Circuit Court Referee David Perkins, panelist Tracey Martin, panelist Vassal Johnson II, panelist Tracy Green, Eric Mathis, Chantez Knowles, panelist Michael Lee, Carlton Combs, and Alex Simpson.  

The panelists discussed the practical skills for starting, maintaining, and growing a successful solo or small firm law practice.

Topics of discussion included choosing a practice area, creating a business plan, understanding the legal service market, fee arrangements, office management, ethics issues, money management, marketing techniques, and client relations.

(Photo by John Meiu)