Retirement Resources for Attorneys

The following online resources about retirement were shared at the December 2015 meeting of the James C. Cawood, Jr. American Inn of Court"

Closing a Solo Practice: An Exit To-Do List
Winding Up a Firm: A Check List
Retiring From The Practice of Law 
Planning For Retirement: It’s Never Too Soon
Semi-Retirement From Private Practice 

Technology and Sale of a Law Practice
Valuation of a Law Firm and Law Practice
Succession Planning
Planning Your Death

MSBA Committee on Ethics – Retirement from practice guidelines
MSBA Committee on Ethics – Handling estate of deceased lawyer
MSBA Committee on Ethics – Clients: Disposition of funds
MSBA Committee on Ethics – Safekeeping client’s funds: funds of unidentified client

MSBA Committee on Ethics – Attorney/Personal Representative’s duty regarding filed of Attorney/Decedent
MSBA Committee on Ethics- Non-compete agreement in sale of law practice
MSBA Committee on Ethics – Sale/Purchase of Law Practice
MSBA Committee on Ethics – Notification of Ex Clients of Departure.  Disposition of Remaining Escrow Funds

Planning Ahead: A Guide to Protecting Your Clients’ Interest In the Event of Your Disability or Death
Succession Planning for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners
Disaster Planning: Protecting your firm, your clients, and your family 
When Bad Things Happen to Good Practitioners
Strategies for Surviving a Law Firm  Disaster