Over the past several months, I have informally canvassed my colleagues’ reactions and opinions regarding the pros and cons of practicing law remotely. While clearly an inexact survey, the anecdotal information garnered thereby has reflected that our new virtual reality has attained a report card that boasts mostly “A’s” across the law practice board.
Turning first to my primary area of practice, it is clear that the pandemic has had an unexpected yet positive impact on how the court system treats divorcing couples. Virtual conferences amass huge savings for our clients. By eliminating in-person appearances to address the parties’ episodic mini-dramas, a whole array of financial and emotional benefits flow.