Having a niche law practice is having a law practice that is focused on only one or a few things. Having a niche practice can help distinguish you, and help you develop and expertise that makes you stand out from the crowd. But how do you know what kind of niche to build? Building a niche in an area of law you enjoy doing is a good start, but you also want to keep in mind the need for your niche area. You want to make sure its something dynamic enough to keep you interested and busy. Look into your geographic area and see if there is a need for your niche and if there is enough of a need to keep your lights on. Take a look at what sort of competition you might have, start learning more about your niche, then take a deep breath, and get started.