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We were recently delighted to have Lisa Bustos, a renowned attorney, as a guest on our podcast. She provided an insightful discussion on how the pandemic has revolutionally changed the legal practice, particularly in family law.
Embracing the New Normal
Bustos talked about the significant shift in law practice due to COVID-19, including increased reliance on digital platforms like Zoom for client meetings and legal proceedings. It was fascinating to hear her experience of how technology became indispensable in the pursuit of justice during the pandemic, making law practice more flexible and accessible than ever before.
Rising Divorce Cases: A Pandemic Effect
Interestingly, Bustos pointed out a surge in divorce cases during the pandemic, providing an unexpected side effect of the global health crisis. The uncertainty and stress brought by the pandemic appeared to have exacerbated marital issues, pushing an increasing number of couples to seek legal separation.
Prioritizing Client's Best Interest
The discussion gave us an insight into Bustos' client-centric approach to law practice. She highlighted her policy of thoroughly evaluating the viability of a case before taking it on, ensuring not to waste her clients' resources on potentially unwinnable battles. One of her major victories she shared involved securing a $31,000 judgment and attorney fees for a client, a testament to her dedication to her clients' causes.
Demystifying Divorce Misconceptions
We further delved into the topic of divorce, unpacking its emotional toll and financial implications. Bustos equated the experience to losing a loved one, shedding light on the emotional gravity of the process. She also mentioned how courts have non-monetary ways of ensuring a stable environment for children involved in divorce cases, emphasizing the importance of child support legislation.
Navigating Challenges in Child Custody Cases
The conversation took a turn towards the unique challenges of child custody cases, with Bustos revealing some of the hurdles she faces during proceedings. She also expressed concerns over the new direction of Twitter under its new CEO, suggesting potential issues of stability within the platform.
A Wealth of Knowledge for Young Attorneys
Bustos also generously shared advice for younger attorneys looking to navigate their way through the legal profession. Additionally, our listeners were given a glimpse into the process of the "uncontested divorce lane," although specific details remain the subject of a future discussion.
As we concluded the enlightening session, host Justin West recommended listeners to check out Bustos' Family Law YouTube channel. It houses a wealth of knowledge in a variety of formats, providing valuable insights into the field of family law.
As she parted, Bustos left us pondering some words of wisdom. While the specifics were not detailed in our notes, we encourage you to listen to the podcast episode to gain the full benefit of her experienced perspective.
In conclusion, Lisa Bustos' appearance on our podcast provided valuable insights into the challenges and evolution of law practice during the pandemic. Her dedication to her clients and commitment to navigating the legal profession's complexities were genuinely inspiring. We look forward to following her ongoing work and contributions to the legal field.
Bustos Family Law, PLLC
1705 S. Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78746