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The Benefits of Starting a Virtual Law Office

Written by TimeSolv Support

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Whether you are freshly out of law school and admitted to the bar, or have been working in your own traditional law practice or larger firm for years, our current technological climate gives you the ability to start, operate, and maintain a virtual law office in ways that are easier than ever before. Not only can you save in costs, but you can enjoy a better work/life balance while effectively serving your clients just as if you were in a traditional office space. Below are a few of the benefits of starting a virtual law office.

You Can Build Your Law Practice With Low Overhead

It used to be that, if you wanted to start your own law practice, you would need to rent office space, set up utilities, buy desks and other office furniture, and hire administrative workers, just for starters. These can all come at enormous expense, especially if you are in a large, metropolitan area, which is tough to do when you are waiting for weeks and months for your first clients to walk in the door.

In fact, the risk and expense of all this put law offices out of business before they could build up their clientele and discouraged others from ever giving solo practice a try. But with starting a virtual office, your costs for getting started are much, much lower, and you can focus your energies on bringing in clients and doing excellent work on their behalf to bring in more clients, all the while building your law practice with little overhead.

You Can Work From Anywhere

With a virtual office, not only do you not have to pay all the expenses of an office, but you are also not tied to an office. While you may want or need to conduct in-person meetings from time-to-time in rented conference centers, your home, or other locations, you are otherwise free to work from home while tending to children, another city you felt like traveling to for a week or a few months, or anywhere else where there is a wi-fi connection.

It’s Easier Than Ever to Conduct Business Virtually

In days of old, incorporating technology into the business of law meant high rates for teleconferencing, much less videoconferencing, and in-person employees were needed to take care of administrative tasks such as filing, organizing, organizing and sending out bills, and so on. Now, many of these services and tasks can be handled by budget-friendly applications and web-based services.

For solo attorneys considering starting a virtual law office (or who have already started one), TimeSolv offers a wealth of back-end solutions to help them serve their clients while keeping overhead costs low. With TimeSolv, you can create professional invoices with easy-to-use time-tracking and expense-tracking applications you can use from anywhere (including your smartphone). In addition, TimeSolv offers reporting and project management functions to keep you and other fellow attorneys working virtually on budget and track. Best of all, TimeSolv offers free training and ongoing support to help you make the most of TimeSolv as you build your virtual office.

Optimize Your Firm with TimeSolv

TimeSolv offers backend automated office solutions that brings big-firm innovation to all types of firms, no matter the size. We provide low-cost automated solutions to optimize your firm’s billing, collection, expense tracking, internal reporting, and project management efforts, and offer free training to ensure that you are maximizing all the features that TimeSolv has to offer. To start your free 30-day trial of TimeSolv today, click here.

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