Virtual, completely remote law offices are increasing in popularity—and for good reason. From a financial perspective, virtual law offices can significantly reduce operation costs. Virtual law offices also offer increased flexibility and mobility that can help lawyers strike their desired work-life balance.
Although the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct permit lawyers to practice virtually, lawyers are still obligated to comply with their ethical responsibilities when operating virtual law offices. Here are some tips for lawyers considering opening a virtual law practice.