COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

Court Guidance

Supreme Court of Texas Rule Changes

Supreme Court of Texas current emergency orders

Free Lawyer Resources and Webinars

The State Bar offers several hours of free CLE on the TexasBarCLE website, including:

  • Just Ask: How We Must Stop Minding Our Own Business in the Legal World (Suicide & Depression Prevention Essentials) — MCLE Credit: 1 hour ethics. Accreditation for this course expires on April 30, 2023. You must complete the course and report your hours prior to this date to receive credit. Go here to watch the course.

For attorneys in financial need who require additional CLE, TexasBarCLE scholarships are available for online classes. Remember, in Texas it is permissible for lawyers to complete all 15 hours of required continuing legal education through online learning.

Well-being Resources

Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program professionals created a web page of wellness resources to assist attorneys, law students, and judges. Review the resources available at

Free Legal Resources for the Public

The State Bar is proud to join in partnership with legal aid, access to justice, and volunteer organizations around the state to help Texans with civil legal problems resulting from the pandemic. Please see this page of legal resources:

COVID-19 Pro Bono Efforts

Visit for information about COVID-19 volunteer opportunities with legal aid and pro bono providers across Texas, view pandemic-related pro bono resources, and learn more about the volunteer experience.

Emergency Legal Aid Fund

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation has created an emergency legal aid fund designed to support the civil legal needs of Texans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more about the fund and donate, go here.

State and federal health resources

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working closely with local, state, and federal partners in responding to COVID-19. Visit their website for more information.

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