General resources for attorneys related to the COVID-19 response
The governor of Louisiana's website, www.gov.louisiana.gov, has pertinent information, news, orders, and announcements related to COVID-19.
All state court updates related to COVID-19 are posted on the Louisiana Supreme Court's website: http://www.lasc.org/COVID19.
The Louisiana Supreme Court issued an order permitting certain “qualified candidates” for admission to the Louisiana State Bar to be admitted to practice without the requirement of sitting for and passing the bar examination in 2020, provided all other usual requirements for admission are met. In addition, qualified candidates must complete 25 hours of continuing legal education and the Louisiana State Bar Association’s “Transition Into Practice” mentoring program by December 31, 2021.
U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
The Louisiana State Bar Association posts updates frequently on www.lsba.org.
The Louisiana Department of Health's updated COVID-19 statistics are on http://ldh.la.gov/Coronavirus/.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website contains specific information about COVID-19.