1. If you have a temperature of 99.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, are ill, or are displaying symptoms
consistent with COVID-19, you will not be permitted to enter our office.
2. If you have been in contact with a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or has displayed
symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to disclose this to staff at Johnson Bearse before your
3. Staff and office visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times while conducting in person
meetings. Johnson Bearse has a limited supply of masks for visitors. We cannot guarantee a mask upon
entry. Under no circumstances will a visitor be allowed in the office without a functioning mask.
Therefore, if our supply is diminished and you do not have your own mask, you may be asked to
reschedule. We therefore encourage you to bring your own mask if possible.
4. Upon arrival, visitors will need to do the following:
A. Contact our office by phone to notify staff that they are present for their appointment along with the name of the attorney you are scheduled to see. That attorney will then come to the door to allow you inside.
B. If you have a mask, please put it on prior to entry. If you need a mask, please take one from the table inside the front door and put it on immediately.
C. Upon entry, use the hand sanitizer
D. Take your temperature with the supplied thermometer and show it to the attorney or staff who allowed you entry.. If your temperature is under 99.4 degrees Fahrenheit, the meeting can proceed. If your temperature is 99.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, you will be asked to immediately leave the office. If you are asked to leave, we will not be able to reschedule your meeting in-person until such time as you are able to provide us with a negative COVID-19 test.
E. Following the meeting, staff will escort you to the front door, where you again may use the hand sanitizer before exiting.
5. Staff and office visitors will be vigilant about maintaining social distancing of at least six (6) feet at all times. Staff have the right to ask visitors who fail to observe social distancing to leave the office immediately.
6. The common areas of our office, including the waiting room, will not be accessible to visitors. Visitors who arrive early for their appointments will not be permitted to wait for their appointments inside the building.
7. These policies are subject to additions or changes in the event that we are confronted with a situation that we have failed to address. Maintaining the good health of our visitors and employees is our first priority as we begin to reopen.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for all of us. The staff at Johnson Bearse are working to ensure that the impact of this pandemic is minimal to our clients. The attorneys at Johnson Bearse are available and working at full capacity and want to assure you that there is no disruption to legal services that we offer to our clients.