Virtual Law Firms v. Face-to-Face Collaboration: Will Virtual Law Firms Compete in Litigation

http://www.patrickjlamb.com ― Yesterday's online version of the Washington Post contains an interest article, Recession Sends Lawyers Home, that discusses the growing number of v read more…
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What Independent US-Based Contract Lawyers Can Learn from the Attorneys’ Fees Award in Carlson v. Xerox

http://legalresearchandwritingpro.com ― Analyzes the application of ABA Formal Op. 08-451 by court setting attorneys fees award that included fees charged by contract lawyers. read more…
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ABA Formal Op. 08-451 Good News for US-based Independent Contract Lawyers and Hiring Attorneys

http://legalresearchandwritingpro.com ― Analyzes ABA Formal Op. 08-451, entitled Lawyer’s Obligations When Outsourcing Legal and Nonlegal Support Services read more…
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Best Practices for Virtual Law Firms

http://www.elawyeringredux.com ― The eLawyering Task Force of the Law Practice Management Section of the ABA, had its monthly telephone call on Friday. One of the action items is a r read more…
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The Contract Lawyer Conundrum : Are Contact/Virtual Lawyers Underpaid & Abused? My Shingle

http://www.myshingle.com ― Over at her blog, Legal Research and Writing Pro, my friend Lisa Solomon summarizes the recent spurt of posts round the blogosphere on the grim life read more…
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Virtual Workers: Today’s Bedouins, Part 1- Virtual Workers Get a Bad Rap!

http://systeminetwork.com ― Working remotely has traditionally been reserved for certain jobs. In fact, some companies believe that remote workers are not only more productive read more…
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Virtual Workers: Today's Bedouins, Part 2: How to get your boss to agree to let you work from home.

http://systeminetwork.com ― The advent of the web and electronic communications has changed the landscape in the way we do business and the way we work. Increasingly, companies read more…
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Lawyering Long-Distance

http://www.lawschool.com ― HIRING MAY BE FALLING IN THE STATES, but there are pockets of growth in outsourcing businesses, and one is the legal profession. That's right: Even read more…
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What is cheaper by the hour, contract lawyers or virtual law clerks?

http://www.law.com ― With even the jobs becoming sparse for contract lawyers, is it time to think about using virtual law clerks instead? It has been reported that:

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Contract Lawyers: Cheaper by the Hour

http://www.law.com ― As law firms downsize, attorneys unable to find jobs have been turning to an option they may never have imagined at law school: becoming contract att read more…
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ABA Gives Thumbs Up to Legal Outsourcing

http://www.law.com ― The American Bar Association has waded into the debate over legal outsourcing with an ethics opinion blessing the outsourcing trend as "a salutary on read more…
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Failing To Make Opinion Available on Outsourcing Is Just So ABA

http://feeds.lexblog.com ― Perusing five years of archives, I realized that it's been a while since I've lambasted the American Bar Association for policies like legitimat read more…
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A Contract Lawyer by any Other Name

http://legalresearchandwritingpro.com ― Discusses various meanings of the term "contract lawyer" within the legal profession. read more…
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