Justin Brandt: We are very collaborative in our office, and it’s definitely an adjustment to not have the ability to interact with our clients and team in the same space.As a law firm, we have become more flexible in this new environment. Our perspective has shifted, and changing deadlines and extensions are a part of this process, whether it involves adverse parties, opposing counsel, or our clients, we realize there are other factors at play.I am working from the office only because my kids have turned my home office into a fort. I love my kids more than anything, but it can be hard to get things done. Despite my routine staying relatively consistent to how it was pre-COVID, I feel even more pressure to be home with my family.
Laura Bianchi: Operationally, I think we are all enjoying the more relaxed daytime attire, I’m sure many hope at least that aspect of this situation will continue.Overall, I do believe everyone has become a bit friendlier and engaged during this time. You see a lot more smiles and friendly waves on that walk around the neighborhood, which is a silver lining amidst all the hardships. If nothing else, I believe this experience is changing our priorities and in many ways our perspective on life, and I believe that’s a positive.
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