Ethics for Virtual Law Firms


Ethics for Virtual Law Firm Series: Confidentiality

The concept of confidentiality runs deep in the legal profession. All lawyers have an ethical duty
of confidentiality. The ABA lists confidentiality as a heightened ethical concern when operating
a virtual law office. While it may be a valid concern, there are many ways for virtual firms to
protect the information of their clients. The ABA’s Model Rule 1.6 governs such disclosure.