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Avoiding Isolation in a Virtual Law Practice

You may have contemplated joining a virtual law firm at some point, or creating your own virtual practice. Aside from the initial technological hurdle, a virtual practice can be an easy and welcome new reality. The joy of kissing your office (and commute) goodbye. The allure of joining conference calls from your kitchen table. Admit it, setting your own work schedule and seeing your children more often, all while getting compensated in the same manner (if not more), has a lot of appeal. Still, office life has its perks. The long hours may be lightened by camaraderie — coffee with a partner in the firm breakroom, or dare we say, our "friends at work." And the pleasure of working in pajamas in your home den can quickly be replaced by a creeping sense of isolation. How do you overcome that? ... READ MORE

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