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Criminal Jury Trials Resume

Posted on July 17th, 2020 at 7:45 AM
Number of trials will be limited, Erie County President Judge Trucilla said. He halted jury trials in March due to virus.  The local courts will resume holding criminal jury trials on Aug. 18, five months after the COVID-19 outbreak halted such proceedings.

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New Administrative Orders from the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Posted on April 27th, 2020 at 2:44 PM

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has issued two new administrative orders.

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ECBA Member Update | 4.24.2020

Posted on April 24th, 2020 at 11:34 AM

There is a lot happening at the Erie County Bar Association... 

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Your Support Is Vital: Donate Today to the ECBA PPE Fund

Posted on April 8th, 2020 at 10:49 AM

Protecting our local healthcare workers is critical to preventing the further spread of COVID-19.

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Ask-a-Lawyer Helpline, April 6 through 9

Ask-a-Lawyer Helpline, April 6 through 9

Posted on April 2nd, 2020 at 9:11 AM

Erie County residents can receive free bankruptcy legal advice on Monday, April 6th through Thursday, April 9th, by participating in the COVID-19 ‘Ask-a-Lawyer’ Helpline call-in program, presented by the Erie County Bar Association and WICU.

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Court of Common Pleas of Erie County, Pennsylvania - Amended Emergency Judicial Order

Posted on April 1st, 2020 at 9:18 AM

The Sixth Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County has AMENDED the judicial emergency order dated March 16, 2020.

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CARES Administrative Order

Posted on March 30th, 2020 at 4:07 PM

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has issued an Administrative Order Regarding the use of Video and Teleconferencing Technology in Certain Criminal Proceedings.

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Law Clerk Position Available

Posted on March 27th, 2020 at 9:06 AM

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas seeks a responsible attorney or law school graduate for a challenging clerk position.

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