Embracing the “new normal” in the legal profession, the law faculty at the St. Mary’s University School of Law approved a solo and small-firm practitioners concentration in 2015. Students will gain skills necessary to launch their own solo or small firms through this concentration, which includes the following courses:

  • Accounting for lawyers or numerical literacy for lawyers – 2 or 3 hours
  • Advanced legal research & writing – 2 or 3 hours
  • Ethics for the small firm or solo attorney – 2 hours
  • Law practice management – 2 hours
  • Legal practice technology and law – 2 or 3 hours
  • Marketing and business development for lawyers – 2 hours
  • Skills requirement – 6 hours
Students chat in the Law Classrooms Building foyer.
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