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Working Solo: Why and Why Not

 

I’ve worked in a 25 lawyer firm and a 4 lawyer firm. Seeing the big and the small, I have a sense of the pros and cons of each.  Why am I on my own?  Here are the pros and cons from my viewpoint:

 

Pros

 

- Financial independence:  I worry about just my bills, my own invoices and not whether the staff is getting paid enough to support their families

 

- Lawyers are jerks:  It frankly is really hard to find lawyers who I like, let alone ones I would be in business within the Hugo and White Bear Lake area

 

- Control:  I control my day (sort of). I can be in at 6:00 am and gone at 2 without a business partner giving me dirty looks.  I can take a day off and not give anybody advance notice.   You get the idea. 

 

Cons 

- The office lottery pool doesn’t help me much.   

 

- There’s never a day when someone surprises me with donuts in the kitchen.  

 

- Either I water the plants or they die. So far I haven’t killed a plant.  

 

- I’m not great at technology, so some of that type of stuff takes me a while to cure.

 

 

All in all the Pros well outweigh the cons.  I’m on my own for the foreseeable future and that’s just fine by me. 

 

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