After noting the interest of the business press in the billable hour early last week, it was timely to see an article in The Recorder about the launch of Virtual Law Partners. There’s another from Law Dragon as well.
The idea and initial execution of VLP is simple and refreshing: combine talented lawyers, subtract big firm bureaucracy, and the result might equal something great.
One industry observer (quoted by Zusha Elinson), while praising the senior founder’s intellect, felt constrained to observe that VLP is not the “next big idea.”
I’m not so sure. But before I say why, let’s go to the source.
Right here, tomorrow, one of VLP’s co-founders, Craig Johnson. In his own words.