The Importance of Friendships with Non-Lawyers

The Importance of Friendships with Non-Lawyers

Canadian Lawyer Magazine   |   Solo So Soon   |   March 18, 2019 By Ted Flett I have come to learn to keep your legal friends close but your non-legal friends even closer. The rule seems especially sensible for junior sole practitioners, but it’s perhaps a lesson for...
Sweating Over Goal Setting – How to Plan for your Future

Sweating Over Goal Setting – How to Plan for your Future

Canadian Lawyer Magazine   |   Solo So Soon   |   January 21, 2019 By Ted Flett I have an admission. As ambitious as I think I am, I have cringed at times throughout my life when I am asked: “Where do you see yourself in a year? Five years? Ten Years?” Imagining...
The Junior Sole Practitioner is not a Mere Blip in the Profession

The Junior Sole Practitioner is not a Mere Blip in the Profession

Canadian Lawyer Magazine   |   Solo So Soon   |   December 3, 2018 By Ted Flett Some say the best is yet to come and good things in life are worth waiting for. When? And who says? The life of a sole practitioner caught my interest during the first year of my...