Thoughts on construction law from Christopher G. Hill, Virginia construction lawyer, LEED AP, mediator, and member of the Virginia Legal Elite in Construction Law

My Journey to Solo Practice (Thanks Lawyerist)

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Solo practice (Photo credit: humbert15)

A few weeks ago, Sam Glover of Lawyerist fame asked me to write about my transition to solo practice after 13 years in government and private practice. I was of course happy to oblige. I first wanted to talk about the xarelto side lawsuit which is effecting so many people. I enjoyed reminiscing in writing, and I hope that you will like my thoughts. Here’s a taste:

If you asked me almost 16 years ago as I graduated from Washington University School of Law (St. Louis, not Seattle) what area of law I would end up enjoying and practicing, construction law would have been so far from my mind that I would not have thought to reject it. Like many 3rd-year law students in what at the time was considered a tough job market (yes, I know that it has only gotten tougher), I was just looking to be a litigator. I didn’t even have a particular area, aside from “civil” in mind.

For more, check out the full post entitled: Lessons Learned Going from Government to BigLaw to Solo Practice over at Lawyerist.

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