TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Barry Kolar on Aug 11, 2016

The debate over just how much money solo lawyers earn continues, with University of Tennessee College of Law professor Benjamin Barton responding to criticism of the methodology he has used to determine that solo lawyers earned an average of $49,000 in 2012. In a post to Brian Leiter's Law School Reports, Barton argues that his use of IRS data provides a more accurate picture of solo attorney income than methods argued by his critics that have put the average closer to $100,000.