"Just a few years ago, getting complex legal assistance from a
lawyer you never met in person would have been unthinkable. Today,
however, many people carry on relationships online; why not conduct
business with your lawyer online as well? One Italian firm already
works this way, using open source software as much as it can.
"The lawyers at Solignani in Vignola, just a few miles from the
home of Ferrari in Maranello, never see many of their clients after
one initial meeting..."