Succession Planning

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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Legal Deserts: A Threat to Justice in Rural NC and How Succession Planning May Help

By Camille Stell There are 1.3 million lawyers in the United States, and 30,000 of them live in North Carolina.  Nationwide, there are approximately four lawyers for every 1,000 residents,…

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Buying a Law Firm

Congratulations, You’re Approved: How to Finance the Purchase of a Law Firm

By Camille Stell Does your 2022 Strategic Plan include expanding your law firm? If so, have you thought about buying a law firm as a way of expanding your revenues,…

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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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Conversation with a Law Partner About Retirement

By Camille Stell Are you ready to have a conversation with your law partner about retirement? What’s standing in your way? Challenges My law partner and I started this firm…

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Retirement: A Fable

The Great and Powerful Wizard was tired. He found himself dreaming of sleeping in, long weekends at the lake, or reading the newest bestseller. But work never stopped. Someone always…

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