Judge Arthur Barcinas Appointed as Part-Time Associate Justice of the Palau Supreme Court
(Hagåtña, Guam) – The President of Palau, Surangel S. Whipps, Jr., has tapped Judge Arthur Barcinas of the Superior Court of Guam to serve as part-time Associate Justice of the Palau Supreme Court, Trial Division.
Position Available - Guam Public Defender Services Corporation
The Public Defender Service Corporation (PDSC) will soon open its doors to assisting Guam’s elderly through a grant with the Department of Public Health & Social Services (DPHSS). As a part of the MOU between PDSC and DPHSS, we know that there may be instances where there may be a conflict between our office and the Manåmko’ we are to serve through this MOU. Consequently, we are inquiring if you are interested in taking any of the cases we may conflict out of.
Free 2-Part Webinar Series - Elder Abuse, Feb. 18-19, 2021
"Futures Without Violence" and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), in partnership with the Pacific Judicial Council (PJC), is pleased to offer a two-part *FREE* web workshop to help judges, lawyers, and stakeholders better identify and navigate issues of elder abuse in a variety of court hearings that may arise.
District Court of Guam: General Order No. 21-0002 Re: COVID-19
Please see General Order 21-0002 signed by Chief Judge Tydingco-Gatewood. The Court will execute a phased approach (Court Condition of Readiness 2 also known as CCOR 2), to the reopening of the courthouse to the public and will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for walk-in services starting Thursday, January 28, 2021.
Please see the attached retirement announcement for GBA Member, Mr. Joaquin C. Arriola, founder of the Arriola Law Firm. Attorney Arriola is an inspiration to us all, as his hard work, commitment and dedication are a testament to a very successful 67 years in the practice of law.
All Judiciary of Guam Facilities Open to the Public - January 19, 2021
The Supreme Court of Guam issued Administrative Order No. ADM21-001, Thirteenth Updated Order Relative to Court Operations Under Exigent Circumstances Related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), which was filed on Monday, January 18, 2021.
Order and Scheduling Order Supreme Court Case No. CRQ20-002
Please see the following Order & Scheduling Order, Supreme Court Case No. CRQ20-002 filed on December 31, 2020, relative to the power of the Executive Branch to establish, maintain, and operate quarantine facilities in Guam and to promulgate quarantine and sanitation regulations for the protection of Guam against the importation and spread of disease.