Extract from Nicole Black’s article “7 Types of Tech Tools to Help Lawyers Set up Virtual Offices”
For lawyers across the country, the concept of working remotely from their law firms became an unsettling reality nearly overnight as many governors and mayors began requiring the closure of non-essential businesses earlier this week due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re one of those lawyers or staffers, then you’re undoubtedly struggling to identify the tools your “virtual” law firm needs to get up and running quickly so that you can work remotely from home and continue to serve your clients’ important legal needs.
While this might seem like a daunting task, setting your firm up for remote work is easier than ever in 2020. Cloud-based technologies have proliferated in recent years. As a result, there is a vast array of tools available to run nearly every aspect of your law firm from any location – as long as you have internet access.