Clickwrap Agreements

Choice of Law in Cross-Border Practice

Choice of Law in Cross-Border Practice

Below is the comment I submitted this morning to the ABA Ethics 20/20 Commission Working Group on Uniformity, Choice of Law, and Conflicts of Interest in response to their request for feedback on the issues paper on Choice of Law in Cross-Border Practice.  One of the fact patterns in the issues paper specifically referrred to a virtual law office and […] ...READ MORE
Ethics Considerations: Guest Post on Mass. LOMAP Blog

Ethics Considerations: Guest Post on Mass. LOMAP Blog

The final guest post in my three-part series for the Massachusett’s Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP) has posted on the blog.  This final post covers ethics considerations in virtual law practice including both the attorney’s responsibility to thoroughly research their software provider as well as best practices for the ethical management of a virtual […] ...READ MORE
Online Document Signing for Your Virtual Law Practice

Online Document Signing for Your Virtual Law Practice

One of the questions I hear regularly about virtual law practice is related to the execution of legal documents and how that process can be handled through a virtual law office.  I’ve written before on this blog about the establishment of the attorney/client relationship online and how an attorney may rely on a clickwrap agreement to […] ...READ MORE
Elawyering Ethics: Determining Competency and Contractual Capacity Through a VLO

Elawyering Ethics: Determining Competency and Contractual Capacity Through a VLO

A couple good ethics questions came out of my CLE presentation at the GP/Solo and Small Firm Symposium this past week concerning the competency and contractual capacity of a virtual attorney’s clients.  I thought I would share those questions and my thoughts.  How can you determine the competency and contractual capacity of a client before providing online […] ...READ MORE