Author Archives: EsquireTek

It’s Not About the Cards, It’s How You Play Them​

Episode 13: It’s Not About the Cards, It’s How You Play Them Jennifer Gore-Cuthbert is no stranger to the start-up life. In 2013, she launched her firm as a one-woman show and learned two major things that changed her entire … Read More

Best Suit at the Kitchen Table

Episode 12: Best Suit at the Kitchen Table Kris Mukherji started his firm out of his one bedroom apartment (that he shared with his wife) doing whatever necessary to secure referral sources and build his network to make it the … Read More

Radio Made the Solo All-Star

Episode 11: Radio Made the Solo All-Star From finding employees who were simply willing to show up to being sued by another law firm, Arash Khorsandi’s journey to solo success was anything but a walk in the park. Pratik and Arash chat … Read More

The Skirmish Chest

Episode 10: The Skirmish Chest Sherif El Dabe worked at two large firms, and was so disenchanted by the experience, he decided to leave it all behind to build a solo practice. Now, almost 20 years later, El Dabe Ritter … Read More

I’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

Episode 9: I’ve Come a Long Way, Baby! In the early 90s, the idea of a woman launching and running her own law firm was a stretch of the imagination. But Genie Harrison was on the case — paying her … Read More

It Sucks for Three Years

Episode 8: It Sucks for Three Years Jonathon Farahi emerged from the shadows of two of the most brilliant legal minds in Southern California to launch his solo practice in 2018. Now, just over three years in, he has 20 … Read More

Door Law — Whatever Comes Through the Door

Episode 7: Door Law — Whatever Comes Through the Door Alex Comley was paid $40 for appearances, but after deducting gas and parking fees, that dropped to around $18. However, Alex didn’t give up. After years of pounding the pavement … Read More

Building the MVP

Episode 6: Building the MVP While getting started in 2017, Brett Sachs had to sell his car and skip out on family events to make ends meet. But with some unwavering resilience and the unconditional support of his better half, … Read More

You Get More With Honey

Episode 5: You Get More With Honey The Bootstrapped Solo, hosted by Pratik Shah, is back with plaintiff lawyer, business owner and author — Reza Torkzadeh.  Hear Reza’s anecdotes about how he went from maxing out credit cards to client overload TOMORROW … Read More

Finding Your Path and Hitting Your Stride

Episode 4: Finding Your Path and Hitting Your Stride Ten years into a cush gig with a large law firm, Jeremy Tissot decided it was time to leave the land of the lost and launch his own solo practice. On … Read More

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