Recently I was reading an article about a first grader that noticed his father was having difficulty with the car radio, so he explained to his father he should reverse-engineer it. It seems law firms would be well-served to apply the same thinking this first grader used with his father’s car radio to their business operations.
A great paralegal strives to deliver work on time and accurately. They’re also vital to law firms because they handle everyday tasks on several cases at a time to keep the caseload moving in the right direction. They have the skills and talents they need to succeed every day, even in a busy legal environment.
Attorneys starting off with their own practice need an essential support system to grow and prosper. Sure, you have the ability to take care of your filing, administrative tasks, and answering inquiries. But do you have the time? When you devote less time to mundane yet essential tasks, you have more time to work on settling a case in your favor. Let us show you what a full-service virtual office can do for your practice.
According to a recent Cushman & Wakefield survey, roughly two-thirds of law firms polled spent 4-7% of gross revenue on real estate last year. While firms have been downsizing, some still spend millions of dollars on physical offices. This year, however, the practice of law has greatly shifted with many lawyers utilizing virtual offices.
What happens when the unthinkable occurs and you find your law office space in Chicago has been displaced due to fire, flood, or other catastrophic event? This is a question no attorney wants to mull over as it can present a slew of potential headaches, financial pressures, and strains to consider that will affect your firm during the transition period. However, if you don’t have a contingency plan in place, you’re setting your firm up for a difficult and strenuous displacement.