Carissa Tham, a content strategist at a legal-based technology firm, has made available for download her article, “How to Become a Virtual Lawyer”, published on the LexBlog. The abstract is as follows:
In recent years, lawyers are increasingly benefiting from the flexibility of remote work. As mindsets towards traditional brick-and-mortar legal offices evolve, being a virtual lawyer is becoming more common.
Being a virtual lawyer comes with its perks. Because lawyers are not tethered to a traditional office, lawyers can save time, lower overhead costs, and work more efficiently. At the same time, lawyers can travel between client offices, notaries, and court offices. However, virtual lawyers also need to consider how they will handle law firm security, ethics, and communication while working virtually.
But what does it mean to be a virtual lawyer? Could a virtual law firm be a more accessible and efficient way to help more legal clients? Read on to learn more.
Posted by Marin Larkin, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.