COVID 19 Communication HSD

March 2020

Hunter, Smith & Davis is committed to continuing to meet the legal needs of our clients and others, without interruption, including helping them respond to the many business and personal challenges presented by the COVID-19 coronavirus. I am writing to inform you of immediate steps we are taking to maintain safe working conditions while managing our current caseload without disruption.

Hunter, Smith & Davis Offices Remain Open.

Our offices in Kingsport and Johnson City are open for business. We have taken precautions to protect our employees, clients and suppliers while in the workplace. Safety guidelines published by the CDC, state and local officials in regard to enhanced environmental cleaning and social distancing are being followed to protect all members of our team.

A Back-Up Plan for Remote Work is in Place

Our management is monitoring the novel coronavirus situation on a day-by-day basis. In the event that we decide to implement a remote work arrangement, we have a technology-enabled plan in place to provide secure access to email, case files and research databases. We will notify clients if and when a plan for remote work is implemented.

Attorneys are Available to Respond to Coronavirus-Related Legal Matters.

The coronavirus impact on business, financial, governmental, and personal planning activity is unprecedented, resulting in many unexpected situations that may benefit from the firm’s legal insight.

Labor and employment attorneys are available to assist employers with questions relating to paid sick leave, flexible work hours, workplace safety, policy creation or revision, discrimination issues and similar matters. 

Business and corporate attorneys can answer questions about bank loans, creditor rights, and similar issues.

Litigation attorneys can respond to situations involving insurance disputes, healthcare litigation, contract matters and environmental issues.

Estate planning attorneys can help families and individuals who have questions about how changes in asset values may affect their long-term planning efforts.

Please Contact Hunter, Smith & Davis with any Questions. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Managing Partner Bill Argabrite at or (423) 378-8829, or any other member of our legal team.

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