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COVID 19 UPDATES

Tuesday, May 26, 2020  
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The Clearwater Bar Association (CBA) continues to monitor developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and will keep you updated you via this webpage, CBA Weekly, emails, and social media as news develops that affects our members and the legal community.

CBA MEMBER RESOURCES 

Sixth Circuit Virtual Hearings Protocol
 
Pinellas CARES Small Business Grant (Resources for your clients)

Trenam Newsletter: SBA and Treasury Interim Final Rule on PPP Loan Forgiveness
PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Release


Johnson Pope: Employer Updates on Stay -at- Home Orders
 


HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCES

Florida Lawyers Helpline
Mindfulness - Soul & Science
Free Resources - Entertainment & Educational
Healthy & Easy Recipe
Great at-Home Work Out Ideas
Florida Lawyers Assistance
ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS FOR LAWYERS

SPONSOR RESOURCES

Bank of Tampa -  Updates Regarding CARES Act 
OnePath - Teleworking and Cyber Security 
PDR CPA's + Advisors - CARES Act



CBA OPERATIONS

The CBA office at the Clearwater Bar Law Center remains open with summer hours, Monday - Thursday, 9AM - 5PM. You may call 727-461-4869 with any questions. 

In addition, the CBA's Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is now set up to operate remotely.  If a client or someone you know needs a lawyer referral, please ask them to call the Lawyer Referral Service at 727-461-4880, or have them go to the CBA's website (click here for LRS page) for information about the program.  

COVID-19 WEB RESOURCES

What You Need to Know About COVID19  in Pinellas County

• World Health Organization (WHO)
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Sixth Judicial Circuit 
• Florida Second District Court of Appeal
• Pinellas County Clerk of Court & Comptroller
• Florida Supreme Court
• U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
• The Florida Bar 
Florida State Court System
• Florida Department of Health
• City of Clearwater
• Tampa Bay Times (latest coronavirus news)
• Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce (business resources)
• Bay Area Legal Services (BALS)

 


MOST RECENT COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COURT ORDERS

AOSC20-23 Amendment 1 In re Comprehensive COVID-19

No. AOSC20-23, April 6: Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady Admin. Order Extending State Court COVID Emergency Procedures Through the End of May


EO No. 20-91, April 1: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Safer-At-Home Order through April 30


No. AOSC20-18, March 27: 
Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady Emergency Order on Family Visitation in Child Dependency Cases Through 17

No. A0SC20-17, March 24
Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady Admin. Order Suspending Jury Trials Through April 17 



March 13U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Chief Judge Steven D. Merryday Order: Restrictions on Visitors to Federal Courthouses in Middle District of Florida

The Florida Bar - Court Orders & News


CBA MEETINGS, CLE STATUS

The CBA will continue to update members regarding the rescheduling and cancellation of upcoming CBA meetings and CLEs through its regular communications and social media channels.You also can click on the CBA Calendar to get the latest meeting and event information.  Selected in-person meetings and CLEs are moving to web-based virtual meeting technology.


VOLUNTEER INFORMATION, HOW TO MAKE AN IMPACT
Florida Bar YLD Disaster Relief Hotline
CNN Impact