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Los Angeles County Court Reporters Directory

July 24, 2013

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Are you a Los Angeles County resident or attorney with a civil matter in front of the Los Angeles Courts? If so you might need an official court reporter so read on…. Attached is the official Los Angeles County Court Reporters Association directory. While there were 110 court who lost their jobs and all civil […]

February JC Meeting Wrap-up

March 2, 2013

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In the AOC led agenda the Judicial Council again entrusted telecommuting policies up to the overall discretion of AOC management. Although this new policy is more restrictive it continues to offer telecommuting from home based on managers discretion. How long before we discover that we have AOC lawyers working from the Cayman Islands, the Isle […]

The Long Beach PPP Courthouse Contract

December 28, 2012

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Enclosed is the Long Beach courthouse contract executed between Mr. Robert Emerson of the Administrative office of the Courts and Mr. Stuart Marks of Long Beach Judicial Partners obtained by Mr. Michael Paul via the State Department of Finance.  Note that the attachments are mostly larger than 8 megabytes each and that they are numbered […]

Setting up the courts for an AOC takeover?

November 29, 2012

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It appears that more than a few courts out there fear an AOC takeover of their management. With reserves dwindling down to a mere 1%, that equates to a 1% margin of error in budgeting. By any stretch when you’re dealing with an annual budget of tens or hundreds of millions of dollars, a 1% […]

L.A. to close 10 courthouses in the next 8 mos

November 15, 2012

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Yesterday we heard that Los Angeles, the largest municipal court system in the world will shutter all courtrooms in 10 courthouses. While the press releases and news articles are unclear about how many jobs will be erased, people are telling us numbers that extend from somewhere short of 300 to 800 or more jobs in […]

The Long Beach boondoggle gets more press coverage

November 14, 2012

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It is being referenced to in growing circles as the long beach courthouse boondoggle. At a 35 year operating cost of 2.3 billion dollars, money has yet to be appropriated by anyone to pay for it. The only money appropriated thus far for courthouses comes out of the existing courthouse construction funding provided for by […]

The 1.8 billion dollar courthouse

September 18, 2012

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Someone way more familiar with the Long Beach project dropped us a note overnight showing us the errors of our ways. Apparently, the AOC did not sign up for a 22 million dollar per year building which would represent just the costs of construction number and it is the costs of construction number that the […]