Solo and Small Firm

The Practitioner Winter 2020, Volume 26, Issue 1

Three Magic Ingredients That Make an Effective Solo Attorney

By Yasmine Djawadian

Yasmine Djawadian is the Founder of Law Offices of Yasmine Djawadian APC. Ms. Djawadian is an award-winning attorney representing personal injury victims in San Diego, CA. To date, she has recovered over $45 Million in settlements or verdicts for her valued clients. Ms. Djawadian can be reached at or by visiting her website,

What is unique about being a solo practitioner is that we are essentially legal jugglers who wear multiple hats at any given time. Through our hard work, efforts, and ambitions, we have been blessed with the opportunity to help people in significant and life-changing ways. Given the multitude of hats we wear, as well as the ampleness of competition, we need to ask ourselves the following: how do we distinguish ourselves from the rest? The secret lies in the magic ingredients that add flavor to the many hats we wear.


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