Stephanie Kimbro

Stephanie Kimbro, MA, JD, is a Fellow at Stanford Law School Center on the Legal Profession. She authors the blog Virtual Law Practice. She is the recipient of the 2009 ABA Keane Award for Excellence in eLawyering and the author of Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online (2010), Limited Scope Legal Services: Unbundling and the Self-Help Client (2012), Consumer Law Revolution: The Lawyers’ Guide to the Online Legal Marketplace (2013), and Online Legal Services for the Client-Centric Law Firm (2013).

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Offer Unbundled Legal Services to Compete in Today’s Legal Market

While the unbundling trend may be starting out with larger firms for startups and entrepreneurs, it will make its way to down to smaller sized firms and encompass many more areas of law. All lawyers can benefit from learning techniques for unbundling and using technology to deliver services online.

Open Source and the Virtual Law Firm

Open source software can be used to supplement technology in a virtual law firm.

How to Choose A Malpractice Insurance Policy for a Virtual Law Practice

In a virtual law practice, dependent on technology to operate, carefully select a malpractice insurance policy that provides adequate coverage.

Stronger Law Office Security With Keepass Password Management

Keepass provides an open source, easy to use solution to password management to increase security of the mobile law office that runs on cloud computing.

New Models of Delivering Online Legal Services

New models of delivering legal services online raise alternatives for attorneys wanting to dip their toes into the waters of elawyering, but they also raise interesting ethical issues.

Receiving a Digital Legal Education

Law schools can create a curriculum that provides the practitioner with the necessary tools to practice in an increasingly digital world.

How to Write a Client Engagement Letter For A Virtual Law Practice

A client engagement letter for a virtual law practice is more complicated than the brick-and-mortar variety.

Marketing Unbundled Legal Services in a DIY Economy

Marketing your unbundled legal services to stay competitive in an increasingly DIY market.

Innovative Attorneys Push Forward with Virtual Law Practice

Attorneys considering a virtual law practice should consider recent ethical debates.

Avoiding Malpractice Risks When Providing Unbundled Legal Services Online

Before offering unbundled legal services, an attorney must explain exactly what services will be provided at what cost to the client. A virtual law practice providing these services should operate with this specific process as the foundation for all transactions.

Putting Unbundled Legal Services Online

There is a great deal of flexibility in the way that a virtual law practice may be structured to provide unbundled services online.

Unbundling Legal Services Online

A law practice may provide unbundled or limited legal services to clients online whether that practice is a completely web-based or an existing brick-and-mortar law office adding a virtual law office component.

Steph Kimbro, Lawyerist Contributor

Welcome new Lawyerist contributor Steph Kimbro, an innovator in creating virtual law offices.

Adding a Virtual Law Office (VLO) to Your Practice

Tips for setting up a virtual law office (VLO) to serve law firm clients remotely.