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3 Things For Lawyers To Know About New COVID-19 Aid Deal

Law360 (December 22, 2020, 8:38 PM EST) -- Many U.S. firms aren't in the position they initially feared they would be as lawmakers rush to deliver a new round of coronavirus relief to Americans and businesses struggling to weather the pandemic. However, civil and defense legal aid providers are facing an increased strain as the demand grows for assistance on issues including unemployment and housing. 

Despite that contrast in experiences, the $900 billion COVID-19 relief package and the 2021 omnibus spending bill approved by Congress on Monday both offer provisions that affect nearly every corner of the legal industry.

If signed by President Donald Trump, the package will deliver $600 payments to...

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