Any lawyers who work for themselves?
I'm considering whether I could make a little money taking cases while mostly being a SAHM. I need to make $1500/month to cover my student loans. Is it crazy to think I could do it on my own?
We're moving to a sort of rural area in a new state, and since we'll be there 4 years or more I'm open to taking the bar exam there. I want to stay home with DD, but we need a little more income and I think the work would help keep me mentally stimulated. My experience is in unemployment compensation and criminal law.
I guess the pros are obvious, but my concerns are:
how do i get business?
liability insurance--how does that work?
would I have to meet clients at my home, or could i meet them at the public library or something?
what sort of "support" will i need--trust accounts, access to research tools, etc?
would I be able to make enough to cover my loans and expenses?
Any thoughts are greatly appreciated. Or if you'd be open to chatting privately instead, PM me!
ETA: x-posted in WAH Well