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LET’S NOT GET PHYSICAL - Once upon a time, when a law firm said it was establishing a “presence” in a city or region, it meant it was opening or acquiring a brick-and-mortar office, staffed with local attorneys. But in recent months, more and more law firms have begun to realize that expanding their reach doesn’t necessarily have to mean growing their rent bill. In this week’s Law.com Trendspotter column, we look at why traditional law firm leaders are increasingly coming around to a concept distributed law firm leaders have been hip to for a while now: you can add talent without adding physical office space. And, in fact, you can attract talent by substracting that real estate overhead.