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March 9, 2020

4 Ethics Tips For Lawyers As Coronavirus Spreads

Partner Dayna Underhill, whose practice focuses on legal and government ethics, was quoted in a Law360 article describing how lawyers can ensure clients' needs are met and ethics rules are maintained as anxiety about the COVID-19 virus rises. She explains that lawyers have a duty to take appropriate measures to protect their clients' health and well-being and adds that extra precautionary measures, such as doing a deposition with an elderly client over Skype, can increase feelings of goodwill and put clients at ease.

"As lawyers, we handle the human side of client relations every day, and part of the goal is to take their temperature down when we can," Ms. Underhill said.

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