Adapting your law practice to a work-from-home model takes planning and hard work. Here are our top 5 suggestions to help your law firm operate remotely and still achieve success.
If you’re a lawyer in 2021, then you probably know how important it is to stay connected. With access to so many resources online, it’s easier than ever to stay in touch with clients, manage paperwork, and schedule meetings.
But what about those documents you need to receive in the mail? As a lawyer, you know that some documents need to be handled in a physical format. A virtual mailbox service enables you to view, manage, and share physical mail no matter where you are in the world. With this convenient and secure service, you won’t need to worry about missing an important piece of mail again.
For estate planning attorney Michael Milliman, this is a busy time of the month. He takes a four-hour train ride, leaving his Michigan-based law firm (DeLoof, Dever, Eby, Wright, Milliman, Bourque & Issa, PLLC) for a few days, to serve his clients in Chicago. It’s only a short walk from the train before he arrives at his satellite office in the heart of the downtown area.
Virtual law office spaces are becoming the ideal choice for many legal practitioners in the 21st century. A virtual office enables attorneys across a variety of practice areas to gain access to crucial support services and essential technology letting them work from anywhere while providing office necessities like manned reception, legal admin staff, a business address, and more.
As a leader in multiple industries, from health care and technology to food manufacturing and transportation, Chicago is known for its diverse economy. It also offers a robust yet “close-knit” legal community. All of these factors make the third largest U.S. city a top choice for law firms of all sizes to open a satellite office and build prospective clients. In fact, four of the world’s 10 largest law firms have Chicago branches.
Small businesses are having a great couple of years, and they are continuing to be optimistic towards the future. If you’re one of the many experiencing growth in your business, and evaluating office space, don’t go straight to the realtor’s office. Instead embrace the varied options available thanks to continued demand for flexible, cost-efficient space for small businesses.