Are attorneys “essential” workers during the coronavirus pandemic?

Based on responses from Valley-region lawyers, it depends. Some legal practices have prospered in the last year while others have suffered. Many attorneys told the Business Journal they feel their hands are tied by closed courts, an uncertain economy and the ever-changing regulatory rules.


The San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s attorney referral service has seen an uptick in calls for family law practitioners, along with the more obvious employment law services and landlord/tenant law.


In this special report, the Business Journal talks to Valley-region lawyers in family law, workers' compensation, personal injury and franchising and intellectual property. 

Read the full story in the March 1 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.