• 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

What happens when a
robo-car gets in an accident?



Robo-cars....autonomous vehicles...whatever you call them, AV's are here, and will soon be among us in increasing numbers. While the technology is rapidly advancing, a key question remains to be answered: Who is accountable when one of these vehicles causes harm? Read CAOC's take on life in the AV lane here.



May 22, 2017
CAOC-sponsored bill protecting 
child sex victims passes Senate 

SB 755 will help shield juvenile sexual-abuse victims from unnecessary marathon psychological exams that can turn children into victims anew. Read more

May 15, 2017
Senate approves bill to eliminate
tight restrictions on jury selection

In the face of tight time limits being set by judges up and down the state, SB 658 will help ensure fair and impartial juries in California courtrooms. Read more

May 8, 2017
Senate approves CAOC-sponsored
bill to aid dying asbestos victims

SB 632 will halt marathon depositions of the terminally ill that sometimes end only with the death of the patient. Measure now goes to the Assembly. Read more


(3/16/2017) Dustin Collier won a verdict for a former Sonoma State University employee who was forced to resign after blowing the whistle on violations of health and safety standards regarding asbestos in campus buildings.
(4/13/2017) ) David Ring appeared on ABC’s “Nightline” with his client who was the victim of sexual abuse at an elite Los Angeles private school.


Education & Events
Tahoe Seminar
Stateline, NV
June 23-24
Annual Convention
San Francisco
Nov 16-19


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  Mar/Apr 2017
  Vol. 47, No. 2