• We stand for you.

  • We stand for justice.

  • We stand for the 7th Amendment...

  • ...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

Seniors, workers and patients
on CAOC’s legislative agenda



Ten bills will be priorities for CAOC at the State Capitol this year, while restoring adequate funding to California’s courts remains a high priority. Among the measures on the priority list for 2015 is a bill protecting workers rights, legislation to stem prescription drug abuse and deaths, elder care protections, improved court efficiencies and safeguards against uninsured drivers. Read More




April 24, 2015
CAOC-led coalition rebuffs
threat to asbestos victims

AB 597 was part of national effort backed by the Koch brothers and other corporations intended to slow down legal challenges and run out the clock for dying asbestos victims. Read More

January 30, 2015
Driver death rate drops;
litigation spurs improvements

A new study shows a dramatic decline in the death rate of drivers, and the civil justice system has played an important role in spurring safety improvements Read more

January 09, 2015
Good news for courts
in proposed state budget

But hard work remains to restore access to justice for California consumers after more than $1 billion in cuts since the start of the Great Recession. Read More

(04/21/2015) A legal team led by former CAOC President Browne Greene files a wrongful death suit against Southwest Airlines after the flight crew failed to take seriously the distress of a passenger who suffered a pulmonary embolism and died on a flight. READ HERE
Education & Events
Palm Springs Seminar
Rancho Mirage
May 1-3
Justice Day
May 12


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  Mar/Apr 2015
  Vol. 45, No. 2