In our latest episode of Remotely Ethical, we discuss whether lawyers are “essential” workers during the current COVID-19 crisis and, if not, why not?
In this episode we address:
- New York’s “Pause” executive orders and how they impact lawyers
- Whether lawyer are “essential” under the executive orders and, if not, why not?
- What options are available to lawyers who need to access their offices during the crisis
- The latest developments from the New York courts and how they have transitioned to remote operations
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If you are "nonessential" and so you can go into the office . . . but you can't conduct your business [e.g. because there's an important piece of mail you have to pick up or your server goes down and you have to reset it] a single employee can go into the office . . . for those functions, provided that person does not have contact with any other individual . . . and then go right home again.