Increase profits and control costs

  • Outsource the work for which you cannot bill your full hourly rate, and devote your valuable time to the more profitable work.
  • Capitalize on the up-to-date technological and research skills of the Virtual Associates® contract lawyers.
  • Charge your client a premium over TVA’s below market hourly rates.
  • Manage your peak periods without adding the overhead associated with full-time associates.
  • Increase your client base by accepting clients you would otherwise have to decline, given your workload.
  • Increase the time available for client development.
  • Reduce the costs associated with travelling out-of-town by outsourcing such work to Virtual Associates® contract lawyers.
  • Compete with full-service firms by accepting work outside your practice area and outsourcing to senior Virtual Associates® contract lawyers.


Manage the growth of your practice

  • Handle large projects without disrupting your associates’ current assignments.
  • Access the varied skills and expertise of TVA to satisfy the needs of your diverse practice.
  • Determine whether you can provide enough work to justify hiring additional associates and students.
  • Manage the transition of articling students smoothly by using Virtual Associates® contract lawyers when you are temporarily short-staffed or while new students are being integrated.
  • Sample the legal work of a variety of lawyers before making a hiring decision.


Increase career satisfaction

  • Give yourself the freedom to focus on the rewarding aspects of your practice.
  • Decrease the stress of servicing your clients during peak periods.
  • Enhance the energy and morale of your associates and students by ensuring that they are not working above capacity.
  • Enjoy your vacations or maternity leave with peace of mind that the TVA is managing your workload in your absence.


Enhance client service

  • Enhance your flexibility to respond to your clients’ needs during peak periods.
  • Compete with large firms by accessing a team of Virtual Associates® contract lawyers on demand.
  • Eliminate the delays that arise from scheduling conflicts.
  • Ensure your legal work is performed as efficiently and quickly as possible, even when you are working above capacity.