The Lawyer's Guide to Buying, Selling, Merging, and Closing a Law Practice (Paperback)

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By Sarina A. Butler (Editor), Richard G. Paszkiet (Editor)
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This book is a valuable resource for information on things to consider before and during the process of buying, selling, closing, and merging a law practice. The guide provides advice and tips on: the advantages of buying and selling a law practice; the ethical aspects of acquiring a law practice; valuation of a law firm; tax consequences of retiring a partner's interest in a law firm taxed as a partnership; merging law firms; selling a niche practice; business responsibilities in closing a law practice; the ethical aspects of winding down a law practice; file preservation; and ending client and employee relationships. The guide includes handy checklists, forms, and sample letters as well as several Rules from the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781590319321
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication Date: June 1st, 2008
Pages: 215