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March 23, 2020

Governor’s Office Clarifies Exceptions to Law Office Closures

The Governor’s Office, in consultation with AOPC, has updated the exceptions to law office closures on its chart of life-sustaining businesses. According to the new guidance, law offices remain closed,

“Except as required to allow attorneys to participate in court functions deemed essential by a president judge per the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s order of March 18, 2020, or similar federal court directive, and lawyers may access their offices to effectuate such functions and directives.”
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