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...

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