In an effort to keep our staff, families, and clients safe and healthy, Cockrell, Cockrell, Townsend & Ritchey, LLP will be closing our office at noon on Friday, March 20, 2020 until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All attorneys and personnel will continue to work remotely and can be contacted by telephone (205-349-2009) or email. Our office lines will still be active and managed by our answering service which will forward messages to all attorneys.
Alabama State Courts: All "in-person" proceedings have been suspended until April 16, 2020 except under limited circumstances.
Bankruptcy Court (Northern District): All hearings will be conducted by telephone.
Federal Court (Northern District): All hearings will be conducted by telephone.
If you have a hearing, trial, mediation, deposition, or other in-person meeting scheduled between March 16, 2020 and April 16, 2020, please contact your attorney for further instructions.
We will evaluate the situation at the end of each week to determine when our office will reopen. Please visit our blog for further updates. For current clients, we will continue to work diligently on your matters. For new or potential clients, we are still able to conduct initial consults over the telephone. Thank you for your understanding during this time and feel free to contact us with any questions.