Partnering With a Virtual Legal Assistant, Part 2

Partnering With a Virtual Legal Assistant, Part 2

Now that you’ve read Part 1 of Partnering With a Virtual Legal Assistant, I bet you’ve made a short list of virtual legal assistants to contact but you aren’t exactly sure how to proceed next. How do you decide who is the best choice for you? Do you interview them? Do you telephone, email, instant message? Do you just jump and hope it works out? What questions should you ask? First, I’d recommend you carefully review the...

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Practice Management

Practice Management

As usual I was spending a little time after dinner tonight catching up on some Twitter. I read this tweet from @SamGlover which sent me on over to the recently re-launched Lawyerist. There are tons of interesting posts to read there, but the one that really caught my eye tonight was one that talked about what applications, software etc Sam uses to run his law practice. I not only enjoyed reading what Sam uses for his legal practice, but also the...

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Partnering With a Virtual Legal Assistant, Part 1

Partnering With a Virtual Legal Assistant, Part 1

Welcome to my series on partnering with a virtual legal assistant! If you are a solo lawyer, or part of a smallish law practice, and you know you need some administrative help, this is a great place to start. A virtual legal assistant (aka virtual paralegal or virtual assistant specializing in legal assistance) can provide a truly wonderful solution to a lawyer’s needs. A virtual legal assistant is an independent business owner who will...

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Partnering with a Virtual Legal Assistant

Partnering with a Virtual Legal Assistant

I’m preparing to write a post series on how to find and start working with a virtual legal assistant. My general plan for the series is to address: Where to look for a virtual legal assistant How to interview and choose the right virtual legal assistant for your practice How to actually start working with the virtual legal assistant you have chosen What to do if your chosen virtual legal assistant is not working out I’m open to any...

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Helping A Friend

Helping A Friend

Yesterday I was able to help a great friend out. I don’t often have the opportunity to do that for this friend, she’s very independent and has things under control. But yesterday she couldn’t afford to miss any meetings at work and she needed someone to sit at her house and wait for a repair person. Since my laptop is my office I simply took it over there with me and happily worked away. She has a secure internet connection and...

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