Course Description

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many attorneys to adapt to working from home or other remote locations.  This course takes a look at how the practice of law has changed during COVID and what our practices will look like going forward.  Topics include:

  • What has changed?
  • Coping with change
  • Ethical obligations
  • Technology and physical office changes
  • Re-opening policies

This course includes video recorded from a live presentation via Zoom for the Lycoming Law Association in the summer of 2020.

Course Deadline Notice:

Axom Education will no longer be offering online CLE courses after the December 31st, 2022 compliance deadline.  Any courses purchased from October 15th, 2022 through December 31st, 2022 must be completed by January 10th, 2023 to receive CLE credit.

CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Ethics CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.  

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.

Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Julieanne Steinbacher, Esq.

    Julieanne Steinbacher, Esq.

    Julieanne E. Steinbacher is the founding shareholder of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, an elder care and special needs planning law firm established in 2002. The firm also offers its clients quality representation in litigation matters. Julieanne is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation and holds an LLM degree in elder law and estate planning from Western New England School of Law. She has a “Superb” AVVO Rating for attorneys and was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star. Julieanne is a recipient of a 2015 Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Special Achievement Award, which recognized her dedication and commitment to the PBA’s Quality of Life /Balance Committee.

    Julieanne is the President of Estate & Long Term Care Planning, Inc., a company which provides continuing education for professionals in Pennsylvania and coaching for attorneys throughout the nation. Julieanne has lectured extensively for Pennsylvania State University Tax Institutes and Tax Week, PICPA-Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Tax Practitioners-PA Chapter, Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants, Elder Law Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual Meeting, Back to Basics, Tax Pro Seminars, and the University of Illinois.

    Prior to becoming an attorney, Julieanne was employed by AARP and as a geriatric social worker at Valley View Nursing Facility. As a gerontologist and former social worker, she has seen the devastating effect a lack of planning for long-term care needs can have. As an attorney, her goal is to provide a bridge between legal services and the aging network. In 2008, she developed The Elder & Special Needs Resource Center in Williamsport, which hosts frequent public seminars about issues affecting those who are aging. She has co-authored The Pennsylvania Trust Guide (Editions I and II), The Pennsylvania Special Needs Planning Guide, as well several books in a Protect Your Family series that inform people about planning for the second half of life.

    Julieanne resides in Jersey Shore with her husband Donald, their three children, Cortney, Stephanie, and DJ, and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and diving into a good book.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Content
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Pivot After COVID Course Materials
    • Pivot after COVID Part One
    • Pivot after COVID Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)