Texas Courts Near 10K Virtual Meetings During COVID-19

Law360 (April 24, 2020, 10:06 PM EDT) -- Texas state courts are closing in on holding 10,000 Zoom meetings — more than 300 a day — in the month since the coronavirus pandemic closed courthouses, and administrators say judges are reporting few hiccups in the transition to virtual proceedings.

The Texas Office of Court Administration told Law360 that as of Friday, Texas judges have held 9,839 meetings lasting a total of 3,483,750 minutes on the virtual meeting platform since March 24. Those meetings run the gamut of typical hearings and settings, minus jury trials.

David Slayton, director of the Office of Court Administration, told Law360 the exact number of...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Companies

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!