The Pandemic’s Impact on Junior Attorneys and Diversity

July 07, 2020 Articles
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COVID-19 has turned 2020 on its head—and with no end in sight, all of us are settling into the “new normal” that many predict will change how lawyers work not just temporarily, but forever. As all of us adjust to this reality, it is important to highlight groups that will be particularly affected by it—junior and diverse attorneys.

It is difficult to focus on these concerns. We are struggling to adapt to the new practice of law while balancing concerns for health and safety, family obligations, mental health—and the fact that existing issues like racism have not abated.

In this article, Kelly outlines advice to law students and junior attorneys on practicing, to seasoned attorneys on how to help, and to everyone on diversity as we face these challenging times together.

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