Starting Your Legal Career

The WSBA offers resources for new attorneys starting their legal career. Whether you're looking for a position, contemplating a non-traditional legal job, want to hang your shingle, or want to be involved in the legal community, resources and assistance are available every step of the way.

Buy a Legal Practice

If you've made the decision to go solo, you may consider buying an existing practice from an attorney that wants to retire or otherwise leave the practice. Purchasing a practice can include a gradual transition period, during which the seller can provide valuable mentoring and you can build skills an rapport with clients.


Buying a Legal Practice

Learn more or search practices for sale.

Going Solo

The WSBA offers the resources and tools you need to hang your own shingle and start a successful career as a solo practitioner.

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Firm Launch Guide

Free Resources for Starting a Law Practice

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Resources for Job Seekers

Get assistance with your job search, find an open position, or post your resume to our job board and let employers find you.

Search Jobs and Practices for Sale

Buying a Legal Practice

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