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It takes courage to strike out on your own. We believe in you.

More than any other insurance carrier, ALPS understands the exceptional challenges of the start-up solo firm. Over 65% of our policyholders are solo attorneys like you. We have seen it all and know firsthand how important malpractice insurance coverage is for your firm. We also know that expenses can be tight. The average malpractice insurance premium for solo attorneys is $2,800. Wouldn’t it be nice to have guaranteed premium pricing for your first 3 years?

Designed specifically for new solo attorneys, the ALPS First Flight program provides affordable and guaranteed premium pricing for your first 3 years in practice as long as you meet eligibility requirements.

ALPS Insurance for New Lawyers

ALPS Insurance for New Lawyers

The ALPS First Flight program is not available in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, Guam, Northern Marianas Islands

Are you eligible for ALPS First Flight?

  • Are you a new, solo attorney?
  • With no previous experience as a solo practitioner ?
  • Have you had 3 or less years of private practice experience?
  • Are you claims-free?

Manage your risk from day one.

We know how much goes into starting your own firm. As part of the First Flight program, ALPS provides risk and practice management resources including practice pointers and sample forms, developed with the new solo attorney in mind.

  • Sample Conflict Waiver – Joint Representation
  • Conflict of Interest Search Terms
  • All About the Calendar
  • Sample Engagement Letters
  • Sample Letters of Closure (Disengagement)
  • Sample Non-Engagement Letters

Getting Started Solo

When starting your own firm, it’s hard to know where to begin. Fortunately, we’ve seen the pratfalls of start-up solo firms and can offer risk management advice before mistakes are made. The ALPS Guide to Getting Started Solo is a Solo Practice University-recommended resource that will help answer your questions.


We understand that choosing the right partner to protect your firm means knowing that we’ll be there when you need us. With ALPS, we are invested in your success. You’re not buying a policy. You’re buying a promise.

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