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How to Start Your Solo Practice and Scale it at the Right Time with Davis Nguyen [LGE 105]

Lawyers Gone Ethical

Release Date: 03/24/2020

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Are you interested in learning how to start your own solo practice?  Your driving fear may be "I'm not going to have any clients."  When a lawyer sets out on their own, the fear of having no clients is real.  "If you build it, they will come," does not necessarily work in law practice.  But Davis Nguyen has some ideas on what three things every law practice needs to bring in those initial clients.  Then, once your solo firm is growing at a healthy pace, at some point your workload will exceed your capacity as a solo.  Davis shares with us strategies for scaling once that point is reached.

Resources Mentioned:

Lawyers Gone Ethical Episode 82 - One Year of Virtual Assistance

Guest Info:

Davis Nguyen's company - My Consulting Offer

Davis's Website

Davis on LinkedIn

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