COVID-19 Information and Resources

Resources to help Kansas lawyers continue to competently serve their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kansas Supreme Court Orders

2020-PR-13: Kansas Judicial Branch Policy on Pandemic Disease

2020-PR-015: Restrictions to mitigate COVID-19 spread

2020-PR-016: Imposing Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to COVID-19 Emergency

2020-PR-024: Order Clarifying Emergency Operations from the Court Regarding Emergency Protection from Abuse and Stalking

2020-RL-027: Order Suspending Certified Copies Requirement Under Supreme Court Rule 2.04

2020-RL-031: Order Suspending Certain Deadlines and Time Limitations in Kansas Municipal Courts Due to the COVID-19 Emergency

2020-PR-032: Order Amending 2020-PR-016

Administrative Order 2020-RL-033: Order Modifying Continuing Legal Education Attendance and Reporting Deadlines and Waiving Limitation on Prerecorded Programming

Administrative Order 2020-RL-034: Order Modifying Deadline for Continuing Legal Education Annual Fee and Late Fee

Administrative Order 2020-RL-035: Order Modifying Deadlines for Annual Attorney Registration and Fee and Related Late Fee

To view the complete list of Kansas Supreme Court Orders visit the Kansas Courts Response to COVID-19

Practicing Law During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19: Awareness, Response, and Workplace Plans/Policies – Catherine Sanders Reach, NCBA Center for Practice Management

COVID-19: Law Firm Operations – Catherine Sanders Reach, NCBA Center for Practice Management

COVID-19: Serving Clients – Catherine Sanders Reach, NCBA Center for Practice Management

Loving the Luddites: Serving Tech Averse Clients – Annie Arbenz and Shantelle L. Argyle, ABA TECHSHOW 2020

Coronavirus: Tech Issues for Lawyers Working From Home – Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek, and Michael Maschke, Sensei Enterprises, Inc.

Free Legal Tool Helps Employers Create Key COVID-19 Employment Policies – Bob Ambrogi, LawSites Blog

Preparing for the Unknown – Disaster Preparedness and Business Continuity Planning for Law Firms – Heidi Alexander, LexBlog

A listing of products and resources being offered for free to support the work of legal professionals during the COVID-19 outbreak – LawSites Blog

Steps to Prevent “Zoom Bombing” at Your Next Virtual Meeting – Danielle M. Hall, Kansas Bar Association LPM Tech Tips Blog

A Guide to Managing Your Newley Remote Workers – Harvard Business Review

A COVID-19 Message from the Kansas Disciplinary Administrator

Online AA/NA Meetings

SMARTRecovery.org – Online Community and Online Meetings

https://na.org/?ID=virtual_meetings – Online and Phone Meetings

http://aa-ksdist23.org/wp/online-meetings/ – KS District 23 Online Meetings

https://www.intherooms.com/home/ – 12-Step Online Meetings

Lawyer Well-Being

American Bar Association COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

KDHE Toolkit for At-Home Physical Activity During Isolation

How to Handle Trauma During a Pandemic According to a Therapist – Business Insider

Coping with Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic – Roger Whittler, LPC, Missouri Lawyers Assistance Program

Helping Remote Workers Avoid Loneliness and Burnout – Harvard Business Review

Don’t Catastrophize: A Simple Exercise To Stay Calm in the Face of Coronavirus Uncertainty – Positive Psychology founder Dr. Martin Seligman

Looking After Your Mental Health During The Coronavirus Outbreak – Beyond Blue.org

Building Relationships Amidst Social Distancing – Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan

FACE COVID: How to Respond Effectively to the Corona Crisis – free eBook by Dr. Russ Harris, a leading authority on psychological flexibility as defined by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and author of The Happiness Trap