Lawyers tend to be mobile, often working in several different capacities after they graduate from law school. It is not uncommon for a lawyer to start out working in private practice, then work in-house for a company, move into the fields of academia or government, only to finish their career back in private practice. The fact that there are so many different ways to utilize a law degree is one of the reasons that people decide to go to law school in the first place.
Several of WILMIC’s insured attorneys and others have questioned how to formally execute documents without being in the physical presence of the signatory during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Take a moment to check in with your clients to update them on their case and to see how they are doing. It is not just good customer service to do so, there very well may be things going on in your client’s life as a result of the ongoing pandemic, that neither of you were expecting when you were retained.
It is clear that immigration attorneys have never been busier, so it is no surprise that WILMIC has seen an increase in claims among its insured immigration attorneys.
Practicing law can be fulfilling and satisfying as lawyers help people in need. However, for a variety of reasons, things can sometimes go wrong. In this edition, we look at some of the issues that arise for even the best intentioned lawyers.