In this episode of Reimagining Law, we talk to Miranda L. Soucie, a partner at Spiros Law, P.C., and Trent L. Bush, a partner at Ward, Murray, Pace & Johnson, P.C. Miranda and Trent discuss the benefits of using Zoom to engage with clients, share insight on using Zoom in court hearings, and offer tips on getting started for attorneys who haven’t used the platform.
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- 0:35 – How has Zoom changed your work life and interactions with clients?
- 2:34 – Have clients been receptive to Zoom? Has Zoom benefited the way you service clients?
- 4:03 – Does Zoom create benefits in conducting depositions or other court hearings?
- 5:04 – Is Zoom a temporary Band-Aid or here to stay?
- 6:38 – What are the main takeaways you would like to communicate to legal professionals?
- 4 Ethical Questions for Operating a Virtual Law Firm
- Illinois Supreme Court Temporarily Amends Requirements for Remote Depositions
Miranda L. Soucie
Miranda Soucie is a partner at Spiros Law, P.C. in Champaign, Illinois where she focuses on serious personal injury cases, including automobile accidents, defective drugs and devices, trucking accidents, birth injuries, medical negligence, and workplace injuries. Miranda is the 2019, downstate ISBA young lawyer of the year and in 2015 was named to both the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s and the Central Illinois Business Magazines’ 40 under 40 lists.
Trent L. Bush
Trent Bush is a partner at Ward, Murray, Pace & Johnson in Sterling, IL. Trent has been with the firm since graduating law school in 1999 and practices primarily in the areas of banking and litigation. Trent is a member of the ISBA and COLT and has been appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Special E-Business Committee.
Connect with Miranda Soucie, Trent Bush, and their respective law firms
- Miranda’s LinkedIn
- Spiros Law’s Twitter
- Spiros Law’s Website
- Trent’s LinkedIn
- Ward, Murray, Pace & Johnson’s Website
About Reimagining Law
The Reimagining Law video series explores how legal and judicial professionals are adapting the delivery of services to meet the unique needs of today’s consumers. The first episodes will focus on the ways that attorneys and judges are continuing to deliver justice amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Reimagining Law is produced by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. This episode was recorded on June 8, 2020.