Ken and Jay recently spoke to trial lawyer groups about various issues that have arisen in the legal field due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On June 10th, Ken Levinson, the firm’s founding partner, covered “Law Firm Lessons fromCOVID-19” at a Belli Society webinar. He discussed the challenges of pursuing justice for personal injury clients at a time when most courts are closed and lawyers are working from home.
Founded in 1981, the Melvin M. Belli Society is a group of lawyers within the American Association for Justice who have distinguished themselves as trial lawyers and are dedicated to the principles of education. Lawyers join by invitation only and after approval of the Board. Ken Levinson sits on the Belli Society’s Board.
On June 8th, Jay Stefani, the firm’s managing partner, was a lecturer at the American Association for Justice’s online Ethics Seminar, “Avoiding Ethical Land MinesDuring COVID-19.” In his presentation, “Ethics Issues with Social Media InvestigationsDuring COVID-19,” Jay discussed the difficulties of obtaining social media information from defendants while protecting your own clients from social media inquiries.
The American Association for Justice is the nation’s largest organization of trial lawyers. It provides trial attorneys with information, professional support, and a nationwide network that enables them to expertly represent clients while promoting a fair and effective justice system.