Do You Really Need Full Time Office Space for Your Solo Practice? | Solo Practice University�. In an Internet world, the answer to this question begins with another question. How insecure are you? Clients hire people, not office space. If a fancy office in a fancy office tower says anything about a law firm, it says, "Who is paying for this?" I have always had a permanent office space; primarily, because I was young and didn't know any better. Then, I bought a little house, and converted it to office space, because I had employees who needed a place to work. Now, it is my "sanctum sanctorum" (holy of holies), where I go every day, and keep my parrots. Yes, it is a good thing to have a conference room, and a waiting room, and all that stuff. But, necessary? No. Clients don't hire your office, they hire you.