The COVID-19 outbreak has changed the way we do business in the United States and abroad. As of March 30, 248 million Americans are subject to “stay at home” directives. This applies to law firms as well, many of whom have temporarily closed offices in accordance with governmental directives and instituted remote-work policies for attorneys and staff.
Nevertheless, cases are still being actively litigated in courts and administrative agencies across the country. In the face of these challenges, lawyers must find new ways to conduct discovery and meet other case deadlines. This requires flexibility and the ability to adopt new approaches when it comes to aspects of a case that have traditionally been conducted in-person.
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