Should Employees Volunteer During The Coronovirus (COVID-19) Crisis?

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What should you do if someone in your firm comes to you seeking approval to provide volunteer assistance in the community during this COVID-19 outbreak?
Even if you haven’t received any requests, I am going to share an idea for you to implement in your firm that might also turn into a morale builder.
Is It Time To Volunteer Outside The Box?
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Should Lawyers Be Selling Their Services During This Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis?

Should Lawyers Be Selling Their Services During This Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis?

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I understand you’re scared. It’s a scary time for everyone.
Many firms and other businesses aren’t sure if enough revenue is going to be there in a week, a month, 6 months, or even in 12 months to keep the doors open. This kind of fear can cause irregular and sometimes irrational behavior.
Let’s discuss.
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Coronavirus How Should Attorneys Use Social Media During This COVID-19 Crisis?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Communication: How Should Attorneys and Staff Use Social Media During This Crisis?

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What you post on social media is public. Even when you set your post to private, there is no guarantee of privacy (hello screenshots).
A question came up today that revolved around how to communicate caution to attorneys and staff about how they use social media during this time.
ThereĀ Is No Blueprint. Let’s Design One.
I get it. Emotions and reactions are, understandably, …

How Should You Communicate When Someone In Your Firm Tests Positive For Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How To Communicate When Someone In Your Firm Tests Positive For Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Someone in your firm, or someone who has visited your firm, has tested positive for the Coronavirus, COVID-19.
Now what?
Even if you don’t have anyone infected yet, you might. The virus seems to be spreading geographically a bit quicker than many expected. We will probably discover a sharp rise in the number infected once the testing kits are available and easily …

Coronavirus COVID-19 and Law Firms

How Will The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact Your Law Firm?

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As the COVID-19 Virus begins to impact law firms and the legal profession, you might be wondering what to do next.
Lawyers From Two New York Law Firms Have Tested Positive For COVID-19
As of Sunday night, March 8, there have been reports of lawyers at two firms who have tested positive for the Coronavirus, COVID-19.
First, Lawrence Garbuz, partner with Lewis and …