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COVID-19 Resources for Voluntary Bars

Have COVID-19-related information you’d like to share with you peers? Email Bar Services Manager Jeff Doran. Additional COVID-19 information and resources can be found at

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Florida Bar Mental Health and Wellness Center

The Florida Bar Committee on Mental Health & Wellness of Lawyers wants to help spread the word about voluntary bar events focused on all aspects of wellness. The committee’s Facebook page has over 1,200 followers and is growing steadily. Make sure your events are publicized on the committee’s page by tagging them! Just add @FLWellLawyers to your posts. You’ll be publicizing your own events and helping to get the word out about the important work of the committee, too! REMEMBER: Just be sure to tag them @FLWellLawyers.


May 8 Presidents Town Hall Summary

May 15 Executive Directors Town Hall SUMMARY

July 28 Town Hall Membership and Meetings Summary

Sept. 22 Town Hall Lessons Learned Summary

Sept. 22 Watch the Town Hall

Oct. 20 Town Hall Sponsorship Insights

Oct. 20 Watch the Town Hall

Sponsorship Strategies

Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas

More Virtual Event Sponsorship Know How!

Pricing Your Virtual Events

November 17, 2020 – Mentoring (Voluntary Bars & Young Lawyers Division)

Nov. 17 Watch the Town Hall


August 25, 2020 – Budgets & Finances

Watch the Webinar

Budget and Finance Presentation

Voluntary Bar Sample Budget

Event. Sample Budget

Non-Staffed Bar Associations – Sample Handbook


June 30, 2020 – Can I Get CLE For That?  

Watch the Webinar

Application for Accreditation

CLE Application and Contact Info

BLSE Policies_500 Series 6-23-2020



Could Hybrid Events Become the New Standard?

Considerations for Events and Gatherings

Event Planning During COVID – Questions and Answers

CDC Personal and Social Events

Are You Ready for Post-Lockdown Events?

How Effective Are Liability Waivers in the Age of COVID-19?


Putting On The Best Virtual Conference: Part 1

Putting On The Best Virtual Conference: Part 2

How to Run A Better Virtual Event?

How to Leverage Virtual Events for Membership Growth

REVISED_Lesson Learned Using Virtual Platforms for Events_Meetings_Webinars

Zoom Webinar Best Practices

Creating a Successful Virtual Fundraising Event


HITTING RESTART: Resources for Recovery

“Best Practices” guidelines for court pandemic operations

Court Continuity Workgroup Webpage

Florida Courts Steps2SafeSteps Webpage and Video


Considerations for Reopening Your Law Firm

COVID-19 Back to Work Checklist

Guidance on preparing for a return to work and assessing risks based on Department of Labor and OSHA guidelines

Communicating Your Reopening



Resource articles written by seasoned association management practitioners that might provide some helpful recovery information for your bar association.

Governing In A Pandemic 

American Society of Association Executives COVID roundup

Going Forward: Best Practices and Considerations for Nonprofit Re-engagement

The Role of Associations in Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Associations are Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Prepare for Future Disruptions to your Association

Preparing Your Association For The Second Wave

Plan to Recovery – Association Strong

Managing In A Crisis for Nonprofits

Adjusting Budgets Impacted by Crisis

Recovery Plans for Associations

How Associations Can Support Members When the World Stops


Associations: An Indispensable Partner to Members

Sample Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to the Coronavirus

Part 1 Association Strong: Pandemic and Economic Recovery 

Part 2 Association Strong: Pandemic and Economic Recovery


Education and CLE Events

LegalFuel: The Practice Resource Center of The Florida Bar is offering COVID-19 Support Series webinars at no cost to Florida Bar members. Recordings of all webinars will be available soon after the webinar airs. Learn more and register.


On Demand

The Broward County Bar Association offers an extensive collection of COVID-19 related CLE in partnership with the Dade County Bar Association, St. Petersburg Bar Association, Sarasota County Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association and Jacksonville Bar Association:

From ABOTA – Fort Lauderdale Chapter

Tips and Strategies for Zoom Jury Litigation

17th Circuit Virtual Jury Trial Initiative

From the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association

CLE Information, Webinars, etc.

From the Collier County Bar Association

Work In The Time of COVID-19, a special publication

From the Florida Defense Lawyers Association

On Demand

Class Actions in the Age of COVID-19

A First Person Look at a Virtual Evidentiary Hearing

The Future of Legal Marketing and Business Development

Professional Positioning in a Pandemic: Building a Legal Career

Mediating Remotely

Compassionate Communication for Attorneys – Wellness Tips for Today

Cybersecurity Risks of Remote Lawyers and Employees

Tips for Becoming a Productive (and Happier) Remote Worker

Financial Resources for Law Firms in the Age of COVID-19

Remote Deposition Bootcamp: Tips for Conducting a Successful Remote Deposition

From the Miami Dade Association for Women Lawyers

Do-It-Yourself Haircut Tutorials

New Lawyer Training Program

American Bar Association

Trending CLE: COVID-19 Collections