April 29, 2020- an updated statewide emergency order extending the initial 60-day continuance of criminal jury trials, authorized on March 23, by an additional 30 days to June 14.
April 27, 2020 – The California Supreme Court has ordered that the Bar Exam scheduled for July be postponed until September and that provisions be made to administer the test online.
April 27, 2020 – The California State Bar has sent a letter to the California Supreme Court outlining two options to replace the next Bar exam, which is scheduled in July.
April 27, 2020 – Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles is building a team of volunteer lawyers to be available through and after the COVID Shelter in Place period.
April 21, 2020 – The Los Angeles Superior Court is launching a comprehensive Video Appearance Project in 32 courtrooms in 17 courthouses.
April 17, 2020 – The SFVBA has compiled a report on the current status of the courts operating in the San Fernando Valley.
April 17, 2020 – The San Fernando Valley Bar Association offices will remain closed and staff will continue to work remotely until, at least, May 15.
April 17, 2020 – The LASC has issued a new set of emergency rules regarding specific court activities including unlawful detainers and juvenile dependency proceedings.
April 16, 2020 -A report detailing the information shared at a recent remote session on the current State of the Valley Courts will be released Friday, April 17.
On Thursday, April 16, the SFVBA Bench-Bar Committee will convene for a State of the Valley Courts Update and FAQs Regarding COVID-19. The session will feature Judge Huey P. Cotton, Judge David B. Gelfound, Judge Darrell Mavis, Judge Virginia Keeny and Judge Joseph A. Brandolino. It will include updates on courtroom and courthouse closures, what matters each…