Looking for a Place to Practice With No Competition? Head to the Country

A New York Times article earlier this week focused on something many lawyers are looking for: a place to practice with virtually no competition. That place is rural America.

According to the article, nearly one-fifth of Americans live in rural areas, but less than two percent of law practices are located there. In Bennett County, S.D., Fred Cozad, the lone lawyer that has been serving this county seat for 64 years, is retiring. When he does, the nearest lawyer will be 120 miles away...

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Law Firm Marketing Experts, The Rainmaker Institute | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Law Firm Marketing Experts, The Rainmaker Institute on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.