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

If your NA/AA in-person meetings have been canceled due to the recent COVID-19 CDC recommendations relating to public gatherings and you are in search of meetings that are online or conducted by phone, please see the available resources to learn more about your options:

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