New Florida legal procedures put in place during the coronavirus pandemic, such as a greater reliance on remote workforces and attending hearings using video-conferencing technology, will likely remain even after the crisis subsides.
That’s the assessment of many attorneys who have found they can be even more productive working from home instead of the office. Law.com recently reported that law firms in the state appear to be in no hurry to reopen their primary offices since lawyers working remotely on their laptops are keeping the businesses humming, making austerity measures unnecessary.
“This is going to change the practice of law forever,” Brian Tannebaum, general counsel for Bast Amron LLP in Miami, told the Florida Record. “Smart law firms are looking at this and saying, ‘Do we need what we had?’”
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