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COVID-19 Response
Following Governor Mills' declaration of a state of civil emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to update you on the Maine State Bar Association's (MSBA) plans for the next several weeks and provide you with resources that may support you through this new time.

Changes at Bar Headquarters

The health and safety of our staff, members, and community are important. To that end, we have instituted the following changes:
  • Staff are working remotely. If you need assistance, please call. Voice mail messages will be returned.
  • Bar Headquarters is closed to the public through April 30.
  • In-person CLE programs have been postponed. Other CLE seminars, such as telephone seminars and webinars, are available here.

Bar Talk & Messages from President Thaddeus Day

  • Join President Day and ED Armstrong daily at 11:15 a.m. for Bar Talk: Daily Zoom Updates During the COVID-19 Crisis. Details here.
    • View previous Bar Talks here.
    • Chat notes: 4-1 here. 4-2 here.
  • Read MSBA President Day's March 25 message here.

Federal, State and County Emergency Orders, Legislation & Alerts

Volunteer Opportunities

  • VLP is seeking family law attorneys to register at Free Legal Answers, in order to help answer coronavirus-related FM questions.

Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CLE & Coronavirus

  • The ABA is offering a variety of CLE webinars and on-demand products that address your questions on the outbreak. View and register for the webinars here.

Remote Work Resources

  • Download the Thomson Reuters remote work checklist here.

Mental Health Resources for the Legal Profession During COVID-19


We're here to serve you. If you have any questions, please contact Executive Director Angela Armstrong at or (207) 622-7523.

You may also refer to the Maine CDC or the U.S. CDC for additional information.

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