Jury Trials During the Pandemic

A Guide for Trial Attorneys

2020 brought unprecedented and unexpected changes to the legal industry. Changes to trial procedures, stay-at-home orders, remote proceedings, shifts to remote work and a host of other changes have remade the practice of law practically overnight. 

Many changes, such as Zoom proceedings and remote work, offer much needed flexibility and cost savings for short-staffed and underfunded courts, making them unlikely to go away when the pandemic ends.

Adapting to the changes the legal industry faces in 2021 and beyond will help attorneys weather these uncertain times and continue to thrive in their aftermath.

In this guide, we’ll share insight and advice to help you navigate the changes COVID-19 has brought to the practice of law for trial attorneys during the pandemic.