"Don’t go to law school unless you are willing to play the most common end game: solo practice. If you are gutsy enough to play the end game of solo practice, you are probably savvy enough to navigate working for a firm, at least for a little while, but don’t wait for “your ship to come in.” You are going to have to build the ship from stem to stern."
Who better to discuss than Gerry Spence's daughter...so proud to have her on board at Solo Practice University.
If you are 35 or younger - and quite often, older - the advice of the old economy does not apply to you. You live in the post-employment economy, where corporations have decided not to pay people. Profits are still high. The money is still there. But not for you. You will work without a pay rise, benefits, or job security. Survival is now a laudable aspiration."
With full-time work hard to find, these workers have built temping into a de facto career, minus vacation, sick days or insurance. The assignments might be temporary — a few months here, a year there — but labor economists warn that companies’ growing hunger for a workforce they can switch on and off could do permanent damage to these workers’ career trajectories and retirement plans.
“It seems to be the new norm in the working world"
It's good advice to know where your head's at when you opt back into the law from a hiatus.
- Solo Practice University(R)Founder & CEO, 2008 - present
Entrepreneurship Mentor to students from across the globe in the groundbreaking Law Without Walls program.
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