Making Virtual a Reality

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Episode Summary:

Once an anomaly, virtual offices are taking over the workplace, and thousands of attorneys are successfully switching to this type of work environment. Empowered by technology, attorneys can now stay at home and manage their work with the same computing power they would have had at the office. Working virtually can increase productivity, provide a work to life balance that many attorneys are seeking, and can even improve the client experience. But is this the right choice for your firm? Listen as Galia Aharoni, JD, discusses the benefits, challenges, and best practices of running a virtual law firm.



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Galia Aharoni, JD

About The Guest:

Galia is a business lawyer and founder of Aharoni Business Law. She is a published author on intellectual property issues surrounding moral rights, and regularly speaks throughout Northern California on a variety of legal and business issues for lawyers and entrepreneurs.

To learn more about Galia and her firm, visit her website.

Episode Details

Episode Key Points:

(00:35) - What is a virtual office?

(01:17) - What are the benefits of a virtual office?

(02:24) - What tools do you use?

(04:27) - How do you meet with clients?

(06:00) - Do you worry about confidentiality or security? What do you do to mitigate that?

(09:00) - What do you do to make sure you have a cohesive team?

(12:15) - What is the biggest challenge you face with a virtual practice?

(13:50) - What advice do you have for a lawyer wanting to transition into a virtual office?

(15:00) - Closing comments

Episode Takeaways:

Want to transition into a virtual law office? Check out Wealth Docx® Online which enables you to draft securely from anywhere on any device, including tablets.

Want to hear more from Galia? She’ll be at Symposium 2017 in Hollywood, California October 3-6. Register to attend her session “Risky Business - Are Your Independent Contractors Actually Employees?” to learn how to avoid the pitfalls and perils of incorrect employee classification. Use the code GOGALIA when you register to save $100!

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