Boston University School of Law

Learn How To Start and Run Your Own Law Office


Learn How To Start and Run Your Own Law Office


Learn How to Start and Run Your Own Law Office with Jeremy T. Robin, Esq.

Program Outline

6:00 to 6:30 p.m.: Introduction and Opening Remarks

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: First steps:
•Office Space, Equipment & Furnishing
•Business Cards, Letterhead & Insurance (Malpractice and Health)

7:30 to 8:15 p.m.: Getting Cases You Can Handle...And Getting Paid:
•Initial Marketing (Announcements, Letters, & Follow-Up)
•Overflow from Other Attorneys
•Court-Appointed Cases
•Simple Matters/Flat Fees
•Bar Referrals
•Cases to Take vs. Cases to Avoid

8:15 to 8:45 p.m.: Growing the Business:
•Referrals from Existing Clients
•Joining Organizations
•Websites and Advertisements

8:45 p.m.: Closing Remarks; Q & A

About Jeremy T. Robin

Jeremy opened his practice in July 1997, a cubicle in the North Station area of Boston. Since then, his office has grown exponentially, and he handles matters in the civil litigation, probate, real estate, and personal injury areas. In 2006, he wrote "Unlearning Law School: The Key To Running Your Own Office" to inspire young lawyers and law students to open their own practices.

Unlearning Law School has achieved widespread circulation, with copies at the Seattle School of Law, New England Law, Suffolk Law, and Drake University School of Law in Idaho. His second book, "The Lawyer Within: Successful Self-Advocacy Techniques is set for publication in 2010 or 2011.

A frequent lecturer at law schools, Jeremy sits on the Board of the National Lawyers Guild Lawyer Referral Service and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Associations. He is also a member of the U.S. District Court, U.S. Appeals Court and U.S. Supreme Court Bars.

Registration for this event is $45. Please email for complete brochure and registration form.


6:00pm on Wednesday, June 2nd 2010

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Omni Parker House, Boston, MA


Career Development Office, J.D. Central