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  • We stand for justice.

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  • ...and your constitutional right to trial.

  •           Seeking justice for all.
  • The jury trial "is the only anchor... by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution." -- Thomas Jefferson
  • “The civil jury is a valuable safeguard to liberty." -- Alexander Hamilton

Faces of the Pandemic


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a terrible delay in jury trials. Click the video above, prepared by CAOC president Deborah Chang, that was submitted to the Legislature at the Feb. 23 joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Judiciary Committees on the struggles of access to justice during the pandemic.


February 18, 2021
Online marketplace legislation
levels playing field

Assembly Bill 1182 by Asm. Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) will hold marketplaces like Amazon to the same product liability standard as traditional brick and mortar businesses. Click here

January 22, 2021
CAOC applauds $25 million
allocation to trial courts

The move by the Judicial Council will help to loosen the backlog of cases caused by COVID-19, and CAOC will continue to push for more funding to reduce the delays in access to justice. Click here

January 20, 2021
CAOC congratulates
President Biden, VP Harris

"The inauguration symbolizes a new day for our nation, when we can turn our collective focus from vitriol and insurrection to overcoming the greatest challenges of our time." Click here




(12/15/2020) David Lowe scores the nation's biggest victory against gender discrimination in a legal battle he waged for the former chief operating officer of the dot-com firm Pinterest.  
Attorney Tony Piccuta(12/9/2020) Sandra Ribera Speed has secured civil justice for a young man raped by a Catholic priest in LIvermore, a crime the diocese failed to report to police for several days. 



The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the courts and the ability of lawyers to represent clients seeking justice has been undercut like never in our lifetimes. To assist our members and the general public, we've created a special webpage featuring resources to help navigate these daunting times. Access it by clicking here.  

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