Virginia Bar Association, Legal Ethics Opinion 1872

Ethics Committee

Topic: Virtual Law Office, cloud computing

From the Opinion:

“This opinion is an examination of the ethical issues involved in a lawyer or firm’s use of a virtual law office, including cloud computing, and/or executive office suites. These issues include marketing, supervision of lawyers and nonlawyers in the firm, and competence and confidentiality when using technology to interact with or serve clients.

Rules: Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1, 1.6, 5.1, and 7.1


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