Information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information regarding Coronavirus (COVID‑19) 

Updated: March 29, 2021 12:00 p.m.

This page will be updated as additional information becomes available, and can always be found at

In the Courts   At BAMSL   Coping with COVID-19

In the Courts 

Missouri Judiciary Responses to COVID-19 & Court Status

Illinois Judiciary Responses to COVID-19

St. Louis City (22nd Circuit Court)

All COVID-19 Orders


St. Louis County (21st Circuit Court)

All COVID-19 Orders


St. Charles County (11th Circuit Court)

All COVID-19 Orders


Jefferson County (23rd Circuit Court)

All COVID-19 Orders


Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District

All COVID-19 Orders


Supreme Court of Missouri

5/18/2020: Supreme Court of Missouri moves to Phase Two operations in response to COVID-19 pandemic.


U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

The Court has centralized all COVID-19 related communications at



BAMSL cares about our members and the legal profession, and we believe in taking responsible actions to protect the health and safety of everyone we serve. We are monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on our members, employees, families, workplaces, and communities. Our actions will be based upon the changing circumstances and guidance from health officials.

3/30/2021: The BAMSL Bar Center has reopened to staff. In-person meetings at the Bar Center are being evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Sections and Committees are encouraged to continue holding their meetings virtually or by telephone conference during this time.
   • All visitors to the Bar Center are required to practice social distancing and wear face coverings. Business should be conducted by email, telephone, or virtual conference whenever possible.



Resources for Coping with COVID-19 

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has opened a statewide public hotline for anyone who has questions about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can reach the hotline at 1-877-435-8411.

Don't forget, the free and confidential Missouri Lawyers' Assistance Program is available to assist lawyers, their immediate family members, and Missouri law students with mental health and well-being resources. Just call 1-800-688-7859.

The following list of resources is provided by The Missouri Bar, The Florida Bar, and the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs.







Staying Mentally Healthy


Staying Physically Healthy


Office Management, Leadership & Remote Work

BAMSL member benefit partner is offering a special promotion to assist law firms during these unusual times. Use promo code SMITHCOVID19 at checkout.

  • 20 additional calls on our a 20-call free trial, for a total of 40 calls free ($140 value)
  • 1 free CRM integration
  • Free 24/7 chatbot with free white-glove setup & installation ($150 value)


Social Distancing


Substance Abuse






Thank you to our Sustaining Partners. Learn more at