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JUST DO IT!

...says Carolyn Elefant, who loves hanging out her own shingle and urges others to do the same.

Look who took her advice: In Carolyn's comments section, you'll find the story of one attorney's quest for professional independence and why he calls himself a non-solo...

"My family has decided to quit our cushy hourly law firm job in a very medium-sized town and strike out on our own. We have a $70k line of credit at the bank on our house. We have some credit cards with some hefty credit available on them. We are betting the farm, literally. With three kids ages 6, 4 and 2, we have decided it is more important to live life on our own terms, by our own sweat and principles rather than protect the roof over our head. Our small family is walking away from a $150k income [which is a lot where we live] for the feel of the breeze in my hair and a goal to change the way law is practiced..."   more

Posted by Laurel Newby on December 23, 2004 at 12:51 PM | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

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