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Los Angeles Incubator Consortium

The Los Angeles Incubator Consortium: Putting new attorneys into solo practice

June 05, 2018

Laura Dym Cohen is the Director, Street Law Clinic and Public Service Programs and Clinical Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California.  She has created and implemented a wide range of collaborative programs and initiatives in public interest, including the Los Angeles Incubator Consortium.

Legal Incubator

The incubator alternative: New post-grad options in the legal field

April 22, 2016

The world’s first incubator was launched in Batavia, N.Y. following the shutdown of the region’s largest employer, Massey-Ferguson, in 1956, leaving vacant an 850,000 square foot building and 20 percent of the community unemployed.  After failing to find a sole tenant, the subsequent property owner, Joseph Mancuso, came up with an

The Shingle

December 01, 2015

By Amy Phan Taylor. Not long ago, setting up a solo law practice involved a large degree of baptism by fire. New solo attorneys had to brave a career fraught with uncertainty as necessary skills required for that li ne of work—such as setting up the required paperwork, collecting fees, advertising,

INCubator-Style Programs Growing Among Law Schools

October 01, 2013

By Ed Finkel. Pedro Rivera remembers meeting a representative of a New York City tenant’s association for a building that had been written up for about 50 code violations. A 2004 City University of New York School of Law (CUNY) graduate, Rivera wasn’t sure he could handle the case on behalf