November 01, 2013

The Virtual Truth: Seven Factors to Consider Before Opening a Virtual Law Practice

Stacey L. Romberg
A virtual law practice works best for what sort of person?

How can I make sure that my virtual law office saves me money?

As I write this, I am sitting in my virtual law office—more specifically, a spare bedroom in my townhouse that has been converted into an office. My attire, admittedly, is quite casual: black running tights paired with a T-shirt. Tonight, I’m attending the annual Washington Women Lawyers dinner in downtown Seattle.  I’ll need to change clothes at some point, but for now I’m quite comfortable. My cat, Roger, snoozes contentedly downstairs on the sofa. The tea kettle simmers in the kitchen. And, consistent with the stereotype of a home office, the washing machine spins away while I work.

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