Remote Litigation During COVID-19: Adapt Or Get Left Behind

Attorney Douglas Silverstein Quoted in the Los Angeles Business Journal

Douglas SilversteinMany law firms and attorneys face unique challenges due to the spread of COVID-19. As efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 are underway, many attorneys cannot conduct legal proceedings in a courtroom. Here in Los Angeles, civil proceedings are not set to resume in courts until next year. Legal proceedings, such as trials or arbitration, are taking place online. Attorneys must learn to adapt or be left behind. 

In an article published by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Douglas Silverstein, of Kesluk, Silverstein, Jacob & Morrison, P.C. discussed the importance of adapting to remote court proceedings. Douglas Silverstein, the chairman of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s litigation section, was quoted as saying “We must adapt or we get left behind.” The Los Angeles County Bar Association’s litigation section is planning seminars on how to conduct online trials. 

With remote legal proceedings taking place now and in the near future, how an attorney presents themselves can make or break a successful case. The outcome of litigation may depend on how the attorney appears on screen.

Read more about how successful litigators are adapting to legal proceedings during the pandemic by reading the Los Angeles Business Journal article. To learn more about Douglas Silverstein, be sure to visit his biography page on our website. 

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