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Urban Lawyers, Rural Clients: Tech Considerations

Most legal professionals would agree that the profession is saturated. With so many lawyers out there, there is heavy competition for clients. But as I wrote about in "Representing Rural Clients from a Big-City Office," this is not the case in rural America, where a lawyer shortage has considerable implications for access to justice. There is opportunity in these rural areas, not just for reaching people in need but also for building your law practice. And with today's technology options, you don’t need to set up shop in a small town to meet this opportunity. Online legal services companies are already using technology to provide legal consumers with virtual help, no matter where they happen to live. For example:

Originally published October 26, 2017
Last updated October 16, 2018
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