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Court Requiring COVID Vaccinations For Assigned Counsel

Court Requiring COVID Vaccinations For Assigned Counsel

1. In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Court buildings; to maintain the efficiency and uninterrupted provision of Court services; and to protect the health of staff and visitors, all attorneys who wish to remain on any list used for appointment must be fully vaccinated no later than October 15, 2021. Fully vaccinated is considered as having received either the single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccination or both doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccinations.

2. This Order applies to any attorney paid by any Division of the Common Pleas Court, including, but not limited to, assigned criminal defense attorneys, assigned appellate attorneys, mediators, business mediators, arbitrators, guardians ad litem, trustees for suit, fiduciaries, guardians, counsel for indigent wards, counsel for mental illness, investigators for special needs trusts, counsel for indigent biological parent in an adoption, psychiatric magistrates, and Resource Center attorneys. This Order does not apply to counsel retained in any case.


Order Requiring Vaccination Requirement For Assigned Counsel 9-10-21