COVID-19 CCBA TASK FORCE - RESOURCES

COVID ORDERS AND RULES FOR COLLIN COUNTY AND STATE OF TEXAS:

UPDATE AS OF 9/30/20:

Collin County jury plan has been approved and is available on the district courts website:

·       District courts website – https://www.collincountytx.gov/district_courts/Pages/default.aspx

·       Jury plan – https://www.collincountytx.gov/district_courts/Documents/Collin%20County%20Jury%20Plan%20-%20Approved.pdf

Other rules that remain in effect:

·       Collin County courthouse operating plan – https://www.collincountytx.gov/district_courts/Documents/COVID-19%20Operating%20Plan%20%E2%80%93%20Collin%20County%20Court%20System.pdf

·       Texas Supreme Court order –  https://www.txcourts.gov/media/1450050/209135.pdf

https://www.txcourts.gov/media/1449738/209112.pdf

·       OCA guidance - http://txcourts.gov/media/1449740/guidance-for-all-court-proceedings-during-covid-19-pandemic-10-1-2020.pdf

 

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SUPREME COURT ORDERS:

Texas Supreme Court's 26th Emergency Order:

https://www.txcourts.gov/supreme/news/court-extends-jury-limitations-until-december-1/  

Other Orders:

https://www.txcourts.gov/supreme/administrative-orders/2020/

RESOURCES FROM THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION:

Bloomberg Law is offering free access to comprehensive legal resources relating to COVID-19.  At this link we can get legal resources about judicial operations, state agency announcements and emergency rules, etc.:

https://www.bloomberglaw.com/product/health/page/infocus_coronavirus

Bloomberg law is also offering free access to Practical Guidance regarding a Coronavirus Toolkit:

https://www.bloomberglaw.com/product/health/page/pg_coronavirus

LexisNexis is offering a Lexis Practice Advisor Coronavirus Resource Kit to help U.S. attorneys manage the evolving novel coronavirus crisis.

https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/products/lexis-practice-advisor/coronavirus-resources.page?access=1-8351378121&treatcd=1-8707823590&utm_campaign=LexisNexis&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=85030672&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9v4xdhgD1-g-Z9QiZdAVbi-Jsy4rQdY3v-AJD-awy6ux-9rCO_ij9OTKK35Mc1GTpSIsxdUVnE37BxZDss9e797QfOaA&_hsmi=85030673

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH are offering guidance with work/life balance resources and a number of other topics:

https://wellnessatnih.ors.od.nih.gov/WorkLife/Pages/default.aspx

CYBERSECURITY LEGAL TASK FORCE ON CYBER SECURITY ACTIVITIES:

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/cybersecurity/

CORONAVIRUS CLOSING COURTS

https://www.law360.com/articles/1252836

RESOURCES FROM THE STATE BAR OF TEXAS

SBOT RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC:

https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/Coronavirus_COVID_19/default.htm

SBOT STAY HOME-STAY SAFE ORDERS:

https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/Coronavirus_COVID_19/Stay_Home_Stay_Safe.htm

SBOT-HOW SMALL LAW FIRMS CAN BENEFIT FROM THE $2T STIMULUS PACKAGE

https://blog.texasbar.com/2020/04/articles/coronavirus/how-small-law-firms-in-texas-can-benefit-from-the-2t-stimulus-package/

SBOT-EFFECTIVE MEDIATION DURING COVID-19

https://blog.texasbar.com/2020/04/articles/coronavirus/effective-mediation-during-covid-19/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+StateBarOfTexasBlog+%28State+Bar+of+Texas+Blog%29

SBOT-THE NOT SO NEW WORLD OF REMOTE DEPOSITIONS

https://blog.texasbar.com/2020/03/articles/guest-blog/the-not-so-new-world-of-remote-depositions/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+StateBarOfTexasBlog+%28State+Bar+of+Texas+Blog%29

RESOURCES FROM THE DALLAS BAR ASSOCIATION COVID-19

https://www.dallasbar.org/index.cfm?pg=COVIDResponse

DBA WHITE PAPERS & ARTICLES ON COVID-19:

https://www.dallasbar.org/index.cfm?pg=COVIDwhitepapers

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES FOR DBA MEMBERS:

https://www.dallasbar.org/index.cfm?pg=COVIDGovtResources