The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted our families, businesses, community, and nation. 
By working together, we will emerge from this crisis stronger than ever.  Shields Legal Group is here to support the process of getting back to business. Please find below a list of resources, informational videos, and helpful links.  

Overview of the Paycheck Protection Program's Second Draw

Click here for a 12-page outline of the new Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act (Economic Aid Act), key differences between the First Draw and the Second Draw, qualifying criteria, loan forgiveness requirements, and next steps.

The CARES Act:

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

In this video, Jim Shields explains what you need to know to have your PPP loan converted to a grant, using the forgiveness process.

How to Adapt to the Changing Face of Business

In this video, Jim Shields will discuss three areas in the changing business world around us.

Loan Covenants

In this video, Bart Higgins discusses elements to consider in regards to your loans.

Proper Planning Tools

In this video, Jim offers up some points on putting a plan in writing and then in place to execute properly, when getting

Back to Business.

Texas Getting Back to Business

Texas has published a plan to get everyone Back to Business in phases.  In this video, Jim Shields gives an overview of five items you should be considering.

Fast Fail Strategy Video

with Jim Shields

In this video, Jim Shields continues his video series on getting Back to Business.

Start Planning Now, Using the 3-Legged Tool

In this video, Jim Shields continues his video series, Back to Business.

Commercial Insurance

During the Pandemic

In this video, Bart Higgins will walk you through the insurance coverage issues you may want to review during this pandemic.

Force Majeure

In this video, Bart Higgins will walk you through what Force Majeure is and how it might apply during this pandemic.

Landlord-Tenant Relationships

During Covid-19

In this video, Jennifer Stoddard shares practical ways for Landlords and Tenants to work together during Covid-19 

After Action Review Video from

Jim Shields

In this video, Jim Shields walks through three key factors on insurance.

A Video on Insurance from

Jim Shields

In this video Jim Shields talks about key items to keep in mind about insurance companies.

Roaring Out of Recession

Article | Harvard Business Review Roaring Out of Recession. by Ranjay Gulati, Nitin Nohria and Franz Wohlgezogen.


*While this is an older article, there is sound advice relevant to today's world.

A Special Video from Jim Shields

Jim explains why we need to start thinking positively about a Post Pandemic America.


The information and resources presented herein, including the video content, (i) are for informational and educational purposes only, (ii) are not for the purpose of obtaining professional employment or pecuniary gain, (iii) do not constitute a legal opinion or legal advice, and (iv) do not concern any specific existing legal problem. 


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