Brand New Solo: Legal Tech and Business Tips from Philip Mauriello

Going solo may sound stressful, but it’s exciting! Having the freedom to live according to personal ideals and being creative with the building of a business is both satisfying and rewarding for many solo attorneys. Philip Mauriello was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug while working in the restaurant business, and after entering law school, he knew that utilizing today’s legal technology would allow him to practice law on his terms. New Solo host Adriana Linares talks with Philip about his path to solo lawyering, his methods for vetting legal tech, and his recommendations for products and resources that make life easier for solo attorneys.

Philip Mauriello is founder and managing attorney of Arete Law APC.

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