EP301 – Starting Your Own Firm Part One
The thought of starting your own firm appeals to many attorneys at some point in their careers. But there are several things you should consider before you quit your current firm or try to hang up your shingle straight out of law school. As the founder of a large firm and a solo practitioner, John and Erich discuss the pros and cons from two different perspectives and offer insights about software solutions, developing a virtual team of co-counselors, and other logistical issues you should consider before starting your own firm.
John G. Simon
Personal Injury, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Drug & Medical Device Defects, Business Litigation, Class Action Attorney
John G. Simon’s work as Managing Partner at the firm has resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars for past clients. Well-respected in his field, John’s career includes several published works, frequent community involvement, and the role of adjunct professor at Saint Louis University School of Law
Personal Injury, Consumer Law, Class Action Attorney
For more than thirty years, Erich Vieth has worked as a trial and appellate attorney in St. Louis. His experience includes numerous first chair trials before federal and state judges and juries. He has been lead author of many appellate briefs and presented oral arguments to both federal and state appellate courts.