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.
Many law firms have been forced to adapt to a remote-work environment because of COVID-19. This has placed an unprecedented burden on law firms’ technological capabilities.
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.
Linda de la Mora, Marna Tess-Mattner and Richard Orton were all elected to serve new terms, while Kristine Burck was elected for the first time.
Matt Beier, who joined WILMIC in 2016 as a claims attorney, is taking on more responsibilities at the company. He is now going to be leading the marketing efforts by WILMIC, adding the position of Business Development Manager to his Claims Attorney role.