Stephanie West Allen breaks a story that we will look back on in ten years as groundbreaking.  Have a look (click on the image for Stephanie’s post):

PUNCHLINE:  I can relate having lived in a virtual world for many years.  Lawyers in most firms seem to resist the virtual world in favour of the comfort of bricks and mortar and "proximity" – working with someone on the next floor seems easy enough but in another city?  Many still have trouble with that one.  Perhaps the virtual law firm model is decades away from being mainstream but large multi-office firms should take some lessons from this model now.