- Judges are now holding hearings via teleconferencing. This can be especially important if you are seeking bail.
- Lawyers are meeting with clients through ZOOM and other internet-based platforms. In fact, we are now doing this daily.
You have been out of work for months and now you must worry about jury duty? Not going to happen. Why? We are not going to have any jury trials in the CSRA for several months. Social distancing has changed how Georgia provides justice. It may surprise you, but it takes about 300 potential jurors to get the dozen or so citizens who will hear a case. 300? Yes, people are dismissed for a lot of reasons, and I have been known to kick off a few I thought would not be fair to my client. Another change, teleconferencing. It is the new way to practice law.