Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Virtual Law Firms

Solo tech can beat the big firms By Peter LaSorsa Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2013 In the past, only 1,000-lawyer firms could practice across the country where a physical presence was required. Today, technology has given solo attorneys the ability to easily practice anywhere they can take their laptop and have access to a high-speed Internet connection. If you have the legal ability, the gumption, and the desire, you can expand your practice past the local town or city where you currently reside.
On the road again: My (virtual) road to a (real) better life—Part 2 By Timothy J. Storm General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, July 2012 The second in this two-part series that looks at the costs and benefits of converting to a virtual law practice.
My (virtual) road to a (real) better life By Timothy J. Storm Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2012 The author shares his reasons for transforming his practice, his concerns as he plans for the conversion, and his initial thoughts about how to proceed. 
My (virtual) road to a (real) better life By Timothy J. Storm General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2012 Section Chair Timothy Storm shares his experiences in transforming his practice into a virtual law office.
Using a home office and virtual workers: Our firm’s experience By Peter R. Olson Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, May 2008 What’s the worst decision the author has made related to his law firm since its founding? Paying rent for a Chicago Loop office he didn’t need and hardly ever used.
Now you don’t see it—Now you do By Peter Mierzwa Family Law, October 2006 This title describes the conundrum in which we attorneys find ourselves as we move further toward an electronic practice.
Taming the paper tiger By Trent L. Bush Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2006 The goal in moving toward a paperless office and thereby taming the paper tiger is to get our files under control.