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.
April 15, 2020 – The SFVBA Bench-Bar Committee will convene tomorrow, Thursday, April 16, for a Covid-19-related State of the Valley Courts Update
The SFVBA has extended the office closure until at least April 19 and maintains the operational changes announced on March 17. The Bar is also adapting its ARS, conferences and arbitration operations.
LASC Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile has issued a detailed and far-reaching order implementing operational changes at all County courthouses. The new order takes effect immediately.