As COVID-19 vaccines progress toward a hopeful future outlook for the country, mental health and lawyer ethics experts are still cautioning attorneys to maintain their ethical obligations. The financial stress and isolation during the COVID-19 global health crisis pressure some lawyers to violate our industries ethical cannons.
Mental health professionals have expressed concern of that lawyers violating eithical code such as comingling client and firm funds or taking on areas of practice outside their expertise. Lawyers are encouraged to seek help from their State bar association as well as make sure they take care of themselves to combat these pressures.
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