The allure of entrepreneurship may be tempting for lawyers who dream of leaving the office confines and being their own boss, but striking out on one's own is not without its hardships.
Leigh Jones from The American Lawyer profiles Allegory founder and CEO Alma Asay and other lawyers who have made the leap. From details of how to cut-back and save, planning around student-debt, and applying their competencies in a new business, these ex-lawyers share insights gained from their journeys.
"You need to have that hard look," said Asay, who graduated from New York University School of Law in 2005. "While you're still working in a law firm, you have to get down to the nitty gritty of what things will cost."
Read the full article here on The American Lawyer.