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October 26, 2020

After suspending Bar late fees, redesigning a website, recruiting financial help, and assisting the courts tackle a massive backlog, the Bar’s COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Task Force is shifting gears.

Chair Michael Tanner told the Board of Governors at an October 23 meeting that the panel has accomplished its first mission, meeting the most immediate needs of Bar members with solutions that are within the Bar’s control.

“At the outset, the task force really viewed our role to be a first responder,” Tanner said.

While he was making virtual rounds at the Fall Meeting, Tanner reminded his colleagues that the task force was named when few people believed that the pandemic would outlast the summer.

Read more in the Bar News Story.