Maintaining Compliance with Ethical Rules from Your Couch

Robert Gottfried
For better or worse, the profession has quickly adopted and embraced telecommuting and virtual work environments.

For better or worse, the profession has quickly adopted and embraced telecommuting and virtual work environments.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has, without question, changed the way attorneys work. Notably, a profession once notoriously “office-bound” is now littered with attorneys practicing law from places they may not have a year ago. For better or worse, the profession has quickly adopted and embraced telecommuting and virtual work environments. However, this new world of remote practice brings many questions, notably how remote work is contemplated by the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

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