Messages from AABA Sponsors re: COVID-19

Smart Computing Solutions is an IT Infrastructure consulting firm located in Annapolis, Maryland.  We are open and available to help with your IT needs.  Smart focuses on the small to mid-size business environment. Building on the concept of Outsourced CTO we at Smart, provide long-term technology assessments and solutions, helping you plan the future success of your business. Our team consists entirely of Microsoft-Certified Engineers, all of whom strive to provide exceptional customer service, superior expertise and top-notch customized solutions for our clients. Our continual commitment to exceed our clients expectations has created an exemplary and solid track record throughout more than twenty years of service. Contact us today to discuss your IT needs. 
410-280-9622
info@totallysmart.com
 
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Veritext
We wanted to update you about Veritext regarding COVID-19 and the needs for depositions. While our physical Veritext offices are closed, we are OPEN for all business and holding depositions remotely. The court reporters and videographers can also be remote. We are still producing the excellent transcripts and videos that you expect.
We are obviously in uncharted territory with the nationwide COVID-19 virus.  The health and safety of our clients, independent contractors, employees and other colleagues are our primary concern.  
Given the uncertainty of how long the current situation will continue, it is of utmost importance we continue to conduct business as usual.  Veritext is proud to be the first court reporting company to develop our own remote deposition solution over a decade ago.  Veritext Virtual promotes social distancing, keeps all participants safe and provides an accurate and timely transcript. Click here to learn more www.veritext.com/virtual
You can watch our webinar : Now Viewable On-Demand: Remote Deposition Solutions for Legal Teams
Additionally, Veritext offers its own proprietary paperless exhibit sharing tool which works seamlessly with Veritext Virtual.  More information can be found at https://www.veritext.com/services/veritext-exhibit-share-intro/
Veritext is currently offering unlimited complimentary remote connections.  To take advantage of this offer please use the following code VVFREE-2020 when scheduling your remote deposition today. 
For further information, you can reach our Maryland Account Executives Sharon Rabinovitz srabinovitz@veritext.com  (D)443-836-6887 or cell 410-812-4583, or Barbara Landes blandes@veritext.com , 443-616-5889.
 
You can count on Veritext, an industry leader, to assist you with all your deposition needs.
 
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Multi-Specialty HealthCare
During these extraordinary times amid the COVID-19 challenges we are all experiencing, we hope you and yours are staying safe and healthy.
 
As you know Multi-Specialty HealthCare (MSHC) has 33 care centers throughout Maryland and Delaware with 50 providers offering a broad scope of services including: orthopedic, neurological, physical medicine and rehabilitation, internal medicine, chiropractic/rehabilitation/physiotherapy, aquatic therapy, work hardening/conditioning and diagnostic services including: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), electro-diagnostics (prohibited until further notice), and plain film X-Rays.
 
We are open and operating at this time and anticipate being available to care for your clients/our patients throughout these challenging times and we emerge from this unprecedented pandemic transition.
 
Please be aware that per the Maryland Department of Health treatment is confined to those procedures that are “critical to the maintenance of the health of your client/our patient.”  Thus, we will not be doing rating, IME, well or preventive care visits until further notice.  In addition, elective surgical procedures need to be rescheduled.
 
Social Distancing
Social distancing is being strictly adhered to in all of our facilities.

  1. Upon arrival into the parking area, your client will call the care center and inform them that they are here for their appointment.  The staff member, via call, will inform the patient when they are ready for your client to enter the facility safely.
  2. Approved sanitary and hygienic products are being used before and after the care of each patient 
 
Treatment Protocols
If your client is COVID-19 symptom free, i.e. not exhibiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever
  • Dry Cough
  • Sore Throat
They should keep their scheduled appointment.
If your client is experiencing any of the COVID-19 symptoms, or have been exposed to anyone exhibiting these symptoms, please call to schedule a telemedicine visit with one of our physicians at 1-888-807-2778
 
Telemedicine
We have telehealth technology available for our existing and new patients that, for any reason, are not able to come in person to our care centers.  Telemedicine visits can be scheduled by calling the appointment line @ 888-807-2778.
 
If you don’t already have access to our legal portal, please go to www.MSHCLegal.com and access the attorney portal to sign up or contact one of our marketing team members:
  • Bruce Laird: 443-983-4690
  • Jenna Yalich: 443-310-8213
  • Chrysis Peters: 410-802-4399
  • Randy Waugh: 410-980-6500
  • Christine Walton: 443-421-0897
 
 In closing, we want to remind you that continuity of care is extremely important in providing our patient/your client the best possible outcome.  We want to assure you that Multi-Specialty HealthCare stands ready to do whatever it takes to assist with a safe and effective transition as the natural progression of this challenge we are all facing comes to a conclusion.  We are humbly grateful for all of the support and for the ongoing professional relationship with MAJ and its members.
 
Yours in Health,
The Partners of Multi-Specialty Health Care
Dr. Constantine Misoul
Dr. Lawrence Rubin
Dr. Charles Thorne
Dr. Lawrence Yalich
 
 
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Frost &  Associates Tax Law, Business Law, Estate Planning is open for business and working over the phone and through video meetings with our clients, prospects, and partners. Virtually all staff are working remotely, but we're available for meetings at our office or on-site for clients with exceptional circumstances, such as signing and witnessing documents.

 
Our team has been helping small business clients with their unique financial and legal challenges during this time, and we've set up a dedicated website for curating and analyzing the deluge of information from state, Federal, and other authorities about relief programs, deadline changes, and more (e.g. K-12 homeschooling resources). You can visit the site at: https://askfrost.com/covid-19-coronavirus-resource-center/

The health, safety and well-being of our clients, contacts and colleagues are foremost in our minds as we continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak. Our thoughts are with all those presently impacted by the coronavirus and the health professionals working to care for them.
 
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Vallit Valuation Advisors

In light of the rapid evolution of COVID-19, the team at Vallit would like to assure our clients, friends, colleagues and their families that we are actively taking precautions aimed at lessening the spread of COVID-19. Thankfully, because of the integrated technologies utilized by our team, we are able to continue to provide the high-quality service that our clients are accustomed to while protecting their health and safety of them and our team members. While this current situation can feel overwhelming, please know that the team at Vallit is actively working to ease this stress by keeping your interactions with Vallit up to the same high standard that you expect. We are committed to the health and safety of our clients and the community. We truly appreciate your partnership as the situation continues to unfold and we continue to work hard to assist with your dispute advisory, business valuation and forensic accounting needs.  https://www.vallitadvisors.com/
 
Mark W. Norris CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF, ASA
Managing Member
Baltimore/Annapolis: 443-482-9500 x102
Cell: 410-746-8722
mnorris@vallitadvisors.com
 
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Rosenberg Martin

At the present time and due to the updates set forth in the amended Executive Order from Governor Hogan, RMG’s attorneys and staff are fully functional per the contingency plans the firm proactively put in place, enabling us to provide our clients with uninterrupted service. Our attorneys and staff will continue to be responsive to your legal and business needs throughout any shutdowns or quarantines that may be established in an effort to contain the outbreak. We will post any updates to our policies on our website at www.rosenbergmartin.com.
 
We hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy, and we wish everyone well as we collectively navigate this global health challenge.
 
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PNC Bank

The branches at PNC are being opened by appointment on Tuesday, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
The drive thru hours are Monday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm.
Business Banking is done virtually, phone or Skype or at the clients office.
Grace Bowen
Business Banking Relationship Manager
grace.bowen@pnc.com
 
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Byte Right Support has been committed to supporting the technology needs of Maryland and DC Attorneys for over 20 years. Our commitment has not wavered in these difficult times. We are here to ensure your network is up, your server is online, and your employees are working. We are lucky to live in a time where a great deal of day to day business can be done from home using a variety of telework options. We are offering Anne Arundel Bar Association members a 60 day free trial of our Remote Access utility to help your business stay open and operational while keeping your employees safe. We also keep a wide variety of parts in stock, including computers, so are prepared for just about any need that may arise. Give us a call to see how we can help you get through these difficult times.

410-347-2983 info@byterightsupport.com
 
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Minnesota Lawyers Mutual has closed its headquarters in Minneapolis, MN but all its employees are working remotely. So, MLM is open for business during its regular hours 

AABA members can contact
Kiernan Waters
PH: 612-344-4367
kwaters@mlmins.com
toll free 800-422-1370  ext. 4367
 
COVID 19 has profoundly transformed the ways lawyers work. Almost every lawyer is now practicing remotely whether they are prepared to or not. In response to these challenging times MLM is launching a comprehensive 'Change in Plan' campaign through May to assist lawyers. In the coming days and weeks, we will be launching new programing and providing new resources to help lawyers manage their practice safely and ethically, while adhering to social distancing protocols.   

A  ‘Change in Plan’ webpage has been created to house all information and resources. 
 
And we invite all of your members to view the following on demand  program https://mlmins.inreachce.com/Details/Information/71b96f01-b7cd-42f7-9d81-62fc0e0f0e36?ref=featured at no cost.  Tuesday April 7, 2020.
 
MLM 'Change in Plan' Educational Series includes TWO Live Webcasts and TWO Webcasts Replays a month.  After recording, programs are available On-Demand and accessible any time. Visit MLM’s ‘Change in Plan’ webpage for this week’s featured programs: 
 
Home Office Next Steps: Computer Security and Protecting Client Data
     •     Webcast Replay: Tuesday April 14, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 PM CDT
     •     LIVE Webcast: Tuesday April 7, 2020 from 9:00-10:30 AM CDT
 
Change in Plan: Practicing Law Remotely During Times of Stress (FREE)
     •     Webcast Replay: Tuesday April 7, 2020 - 2:00 PM CDT
     •     OnDemand
 
Cloud Technology: Apps & Advice for Practicing Law Efficiently & Ethically
     •     OnDemand