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Career and Professional Development Resources for Law Students: Going Solo

This guide provides career and professional development resources for UST law students.

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How to Start A Successful Law Practice: The New Lawyer's Guide to Opening an Office As A Solo or Small Firm Attorney

LibrarySearch is the library catalog of six private colleges and universities in the Twin Cities, including Saint Thomas. Books from other campuses can be requested online and delivered to the St. Thomas library of your choice..

Searching by the following subject keywords or subject headings will help you find relevant resources:

  • Solo practice - United States
  • Lawyers - United States
  • Law offices - United States
  • Practice of Law - United States

If you would like to browse the library collection of legal career resources, they are located on third floor by call numbers KF297-KF299.

Solo Practice Resources

ABA's SoloSez
A forum for lawyers who are practicing alone or in a small firm setting, particularly those in firms of five or fewer lawyers. As a cyber-water cooler, SoloSez® offers an opportunity for practitioners to pose questions, offer advice, and share information.

ABA General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Division
A variety of resources for the solo or small firm lawyer.

MSBA Solo and Small Firm Section
Enhance skills and connect with other solo lawyers in the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Starting Your Own Firm
A list of resources from the Minnesota State Law Library.
A blog for solo and small firm lawyers.

Start Your Solo/Small Firm
Learn how to start from the ground up at this CLE program brought to you by the MSBA Practice Management & Marketing Section. Must be a member to view.

UST School of Law Office of Career & Professional Development

Office of Career & Professional Development
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (651) 962-4860
Fax: (651) 962-4861

University of St. Thomas
School of Law, MSL 124
1000 LaSalle Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Schoenecker Law Library
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Reference Librarians
(651) 962-4902
Reference Hours

(651) 962-4900
Library Hours