The 2019 coronavirus crippled the world economy. In the U.S, 3.3 million people reported being unemployed from March 15th to March 21st, 2020. This shows how the world is victim to a virus, and there is no cure for the illness yet. But Social Distancing and regular hand washing are the only ways to curb the spread of the disease.
Many sectors are going to be affected by the lockdown. Schools are closed, restaurants are out of business, casinos are shut. Even many courthouses are closed. Only essential cases like child custody cases are taking place. But the secondary cases like evictions, are put on hold because of the lockdown.
Lawyers are going to be severely affected by the lockdown. Many of them have run out of cases; that is why they may suffer from cash flow problems. Law Firms have laid off many attorneys and have only kept a bare minimum staff.
However, in the post lockdown period, things are going to be different. Things are looking brighter for appeals attorneys in Georgia who are a part of law firms. The COVID-19 is going to bring many clients to the law firms after the lockdown.
Many startups are waiting to happen after the lockdown. It will emerge after the lockdown, and it will require attorneys to guide them. All the new business owners are going to need the help of attorneys to protect the business legally.
It is safe to say that after the lockdown, law firms and attorneys are going to be in high demand. But they will focus mainly on older clients with whom they can do face to face interaction, and can profit from.