August 10, 2021 – All LASC court employees must be vaccinated as a condition of employment no later than 45 days after the FDA gives final approval to at least one COVID-19 vaccine.
August 8- 2021 – The LASC is planning a series of changes it will make in its Civil Division over the next 60 days “to provide more timely access to justice.”
August 5, 2021 – The new SFVBA Election Pamphlet will help members make the important decision as to who will lead the Bar through the upcoming year.
August 3, 2021 – The relief for Los Angeles County criminal trials and juvenile dependency hearings has been extended to August 13, according to the LASC.
August 2, 2021 – Effective immediately, attorneys, justice partners and the public are mandated to wear masks and “vigilantly follow” COVID-19 protocols at all County courthouses.
July 27, 2021 – The LASC Probate Division has issued advance notice that it will amend the courtroom calendar sessions for probate matters, effective January 2022.
July 26, 2021 – Effective immediately, LASC Civil Division judges may modify the ways juries are selected and allow jurors to sit throughout the courtroom rather than only in the jury box.
July 19, 2021 – The L. A. Superior Court has announced a 2-week extension of deadlines for certain criminal cases and a 4-week extension for juvenile dependency proceedings
July 12, 2021 – According to a recent survey conducted by Bloomberg Law, an increasing number of attorneys are experiencing burnout and an overall “decline in well-being.”
July 12, 2021 – Effective today, all courtrooms at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in downtown L. A. will operate from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with some exceptions.