Retirement

How One Lawyer Considered His Life After Law Options

By Camille Stell As Stratton Horres tells the story, he was approaching his 65th birthday and struggling with how to end his 41-year career in law, thirty of which were spent…

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Lawyer Retirement: Planning for Life After Law During a Pandemic

Uncharted territory. Unprecedented times. Navigating the coronavirus crisis. Many of you had hoped your career would wind down in the next few years easily and gradually, in a natural arc…

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Five Reasons Lawyers Avoid Retirement

According to the 2021 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted one-third of senior lawyers to change retirement plans — but that doesn’t mean they decided to retire.…

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5 Tips for a Successful Succession Plan

The statistics are disheartening. The ABA estimates that 400,000 lawyers in the United States are age 62 or older and that 63% of law firm partners 60 or older control…

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Are You Financially Ready for Retirement?

Financially prepared for a long life after law? Here are five tips to help you with financial planning for retirement. Lifespan has increased steadily in the U.S. over the past…

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How to Save For Retirement and Reduce Taxes as an Entrepreneur

By Hannah Chapman “Is there any way to reduce our tax bill?” Ava asks, sitting with her husband Jeff and talking with their financial advisor over Zoom. “My business is…

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A Retirement Story: From Someone Who’s Been There

by Camille Stell Dr. David Ekerdt is a former professor who spent his career studying retirement as a sociology and gerontology specialist. In an essay written for the Wall Street…

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What is the Value of My Law Practice?

Every law practice has value, including yours. That value is real – as in dollars and cents real – and marketable. And it may be significantly higher than you think.…

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Are Your Financially Prepared for Retirement?

By Camille Stell Are you financially ready for a long Life After Law? You may live a lot longer than you think and you need to be planning now for…

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Is the Pandemic Shifting Retirement Patterns?

When you reach a certain age, retirement is on everyone’s mind. And the age varies. Several of my schoolteacher friends reached retirement age a couple of years ago. Retirement was…

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