Although I lived through the 1987 stock market crash and the bursting of the dotcom bubble, those events occurred prior to becoming a lawyer. I did, however, live and work through the 2008 mortgage crisis and am now feeling my way through the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented serious obstacles and changes. The first ten (10) days following the shut-in order were a bit scary being that the phone stopped ringing. After that time period, my practice functioned normally other than not have hearings in-person and not meeting with clients. The following are some examples of things I have worked on directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic:
These are just a few examples of how the COVID-19 pandemic has modified or changed the legal practice. We are all still learning and growing. I wonder if this is the new normal or will things return to status quo.