As all businesses begin to open up, law practices are facing unique challenges as they balance employee health concerns, client health concerns, and finding ways to stay profitable in uncertain times. Part 1 of our two-part series will tackle many of the tough legal issues lawyers face when deciding how to operate their business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Part 2 will provide practical tips, like language to put into client and employee advisories, how to provide clients choices on meeting with you, and more.
Part 1: Legal Implications for Your Law Practice as the Country Reopens
Recorded: June 4, 2020
Presenter: Brian Nugent, Esq., Partner, Labor and Employment Division, Akerman LLP
This session will focus on several legal issues that impact law practices:
- Best practices for having employees return to work in the office.
- How to handle privacy concerns if an employee tests positive for COVID-19.
- Should there be limitations on employee interaction?
- How should clients be treated when they come to the office?
- Employer liability should an employee or client contract COVID-19.
Part 2: Practical Tips to Protect Your Law Practice as the Country Reopens
Recorded: June 5, 2020
Presenters: Valerie L. Peterson, J.D., CEO, ElderCounsel (Moderator)
Lori Pulvermacher, MBA, Practice Solutions Advisor, Law As a Business (LAB)
Jim Wolverton, J.D., Practice Solutions Advisor, Law As a Business (LAB)
Operating your business under new standards can feel overwhelming as you consider client advisories, client meetings, and the measures needed to protect you, your employees, and your clients. We will help you to figure out how best to implement policies and procedures that fit your practice, and that will help you focus on running your business efficiently and profitably.