Alameda County
Bar Association

What Attorneys Should Know About COVID-19 
A CDC graphic of the COVID-19 virus via MGN

What You Should Know About COVID-19

Documents all attorneys should be familiar with:

  1. Alameda County Order (March 16th, and extended to May 3 here)
  2. Governor’s Stay at Home Order (and the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers List – see p. 11 for provisions relating to the law)
  3. Court orders: Chief Justices’ Orders (Alameda County Emergency Order and the order suspending statewide jury trials) and check the Alameda County Superior Court Covid-19 page, updated regularly.
  4. Judicial Council’s order re time for arraignment.

Documents all attorneys who run their own practices or firms should review:

  1. Families First Coronavirus Response Act  (FFCRA)  (Also helpful: Overview Employer Paid Leave Requirements and Tax Credit Provisions and US Department of Labor FAQs)
  2. Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)
  3. Eviction Moratorium– Governor’s order
  4. Rent Moratorium – Oakland order