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Lawyering at a Distance: How to Work Effectively with Remote Clients

In recent years, with the rise of collaborative work tools that enable teams to work remotely, more in-house counsel are working with clients at a distance. Research demonstrates that without an intentional effort to connect, it often can be difficult for colleagues to establish trust and effective working relationships. In this article, we offer some suggestions about how to establish, maintain, and enhance the remote working relationship.


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