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Oct 18, 2021

Another jurisdiction, another remote working ethics opinion

In March 2020 when the first shutdowns occurred, everyone believed we’d be back to normal in a few weeks. Now, more than a year and a half later, it’s clear that the “old normal” is a thing of the past. Pandemic surges are occurring across the country and businesses are transitioning back-and-forth from remote work […]

Jul 26, 2021

Remote work: LEO clarifies issues surrounding out-of-state lawyers

A North Carolina-based attorney can work out of at a vacation home on Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia so long as he works only on cases involving North Carolina or federal law,  according to a proposed Legal Ethics Opinion from the Virginia State Bar. Proposed LEO 1896 states that Virginia has no interest in regulating […]

Jun 7, 2021

Hiring: Finding the right person is mission critical

We’ve all been there. We hire someone we really believe will be a great hire. Soon, though, it becomes clear it is not a good fit. I had to make the really tough decision of letting go of a team member recently. I am really, really slow and deliberate with hiring. I look for superstars, […]

Jun 7, 2021

So how do we work together now? Reimagine workplace collaboration

There’s been a buzz about post-pandemic work environments – establishing hybrid work models, using new collaboration tools, and finding ways to engage and connect that build a meaningful and satisfying organizational culture. While reading a recent article – “A Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Start Over,” by Arthur Brooks – in The Atlantic, it struck me that […]

May 17, 2021

Workplace tips to for managing remote employees

The shift to remote work was an abrupt and unexpected change for most businesses, including law firms. For that reason, it didn’t always go smoothly. However, over time, most legal profession employers were eventually able to work through the challenges and put technology and work processes in place that allowed their workforce to get work […]

Apr 19, 2021

Home work: Remote jobs complicate insurance issues

If a messenger slips and falls on the sidewalk while delivering a business document to a person working at home, is the subsequent claim covered by the person’s homeowners insurance policy? With the COVID-19 pandemic causing more people to work full-time from their homes than ever before, Alexandria attorney Daniel Borinsky pondered this potential issue. […]

Apr 19, 2021

Reimagining work: a post-pandemic strategy

The seeds of this article were planted during a discussion about the overwhelming number of meetings via videoconferencing. To be fair, it has been impressive what businesses have done to rapidly pivot during this pandemic. For the remote worker, we’ve generated makeshift home offices complete with laptops, microphones and cameras; we’ve built proficiency in Zoom […]

Sep 14, 2020

Work from home “burnout”: What it is, how to manage it

Remote workers are allotted more flexibility to take breaks when they please because, for the most part, they are setting their own schedules – or at least have less rigid structures than they did while being in the office from 9 to 5. But perhaps ditching the commute and “going to work” in your sweatpants isn’t […]

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