4 lessons we can learn as a profession from the pandemic

In the seventh week of the pandemic lockdown, I went on a solo walk in the rain. A soggy pile of books on a Brooklyn sidewalk caught my eye. One lay open to a page with the title “Object Lesson.” When I got home, I looked up the meaning of the phrase:

• “A striking practical example of a principle or an ideal.”

• “A concrete illustration of a moral.”

• An action, situation or event that demonstrates a truth.

It got me thinking: What are some lessons of this COVID-19 experience for the legal profession? What are some truths that are coming to light? Four initial lessons come to mind.

The article was published in the ABA Journal. To read the full article, click here.


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