OCBA Releases Ethics Opinion Regarding Ghostwriting By Contract, Out-of-State Lawyers
What ethical issues are raised when (1) a lawyer licensed to practice law only outside of California and who resides outside of California, or (2) a contract lawyer licensed to practice law in California, ghostwrites documents submitted to the court by another California lawyer? ...Read More

OCBA Charitable Fund 30th Annual Golf Tournament Hits Record Attendance
Special thanks go out to all of our golf tournament sponsors for their remarkable generosity and dedication to the OCBA Charitable Fund's mission of enhancing the system of justice and promoting equal access to justice for all! To view a list of tournament sponsors, please click here. ...Read More

Post Your Jobs with the OCBA
As a service to our members, the OCBA is always happy to post attorney job openings on our website. ...Read More

Community Projects & Volunteer Opportunities
Family Law Adoption Calendar Stuffed Animal Drive
Donate a new stuffed animal to a child appearing in court for their adoption. ...Read More

OCBA Spring Beach Clean-Up
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Huntington State Beach, Huntington Beach

Download the flyer for more information or register online. ...Read More

Awards & Accolades
More than 200 OCBA Members Recognized By Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers Los Angeles has released its 2014 peer-reviewed list, and the OCBA is pleased to announce that 203 of its members have been recognized! ...Read More

OCBA Past Presidents, Member to Be Honored at 2014 ADL Jurisprudence Awards Dinner
Three OCBA members—including two Past Presidents—will be recognized at the 2014 Anti-Defamation League Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Awards Dinner, which will be held Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Island Hotel in Newport Beach. ...Read More

OCBA Members Recognized By Southern California Super Lawyers
The OCBA congratulates all of its members named 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers! ...Read More

Tirzah Abé Lowe and Atticus Wegman Recognized by Daily Journal
OCBA Charitable Fund Board member Tirzah Abé Lowe of Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP was named on the list of “Top 20 Under 40” by the Daily Journal. ...Read More

OCBA Members Named 'Best of the Best' by Southern California Super Lawyers
Congratulations to all of our members who made the cut! ...Read More

Moves & Rearrangements
Campuzano, Mooney, Skorheim Join Minyard Morris
Three OCBA members recently joined the staff at Minyard Morris LLP. ...Read More

OCBA Member Named State Bar GC
OCBA member Thomas A. Miller has been named the new General Counsel of the California State Bar. ...Read More

OCBA Member Allan Litovsky Named Stradling Yocca Shareholder
On Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. announced that litigator and intellectual property attorney Allan Litovsky has joined the firm as Shareholder where he will be practicing out of its main office in Newport Beach, Calif. ...Read More

Knobbe Martens' Orange County Office Promotes Eight OCBA Members to Partner for 2014
The new partners include OCBA members Michael R. Christensen, Ben J. Everton, Jason A. Gersting, Ph.D., Jeffery L. Hallstrom, Baraa Kahf, Alan G. Laquer, Bridget A. Smith and Vlad Teplitskiy. ...Read More

OCBA Member Matthew Ward Named to Archer Norris Partnership
Archer Norris announced that the firm has named Matthew T. Ward a partner in their Newport Beach Office effective January 1, 2014. ...Read More

Five OCBA Members Hired by Greenberg Gross LLP
Costa Mesa law firm Greenberg Gross LLP announced the hiring of five associates - Jesse K. Bolling, Leanna C. Costantini, Daniel R. Gutenplan, Frank Mickadeit, and Adam M. Sechooler. ...Read More

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Today's Events
Consumer Bankruptcy Law Update
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Chapman University, Orange
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The OCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Presents Recent Developments in Arbitration & Mediation Law
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
OCBA Headquarters, Newport Beach

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OCBA Presents Perfecting & Pursuing the Elder Abuse Claim
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Radisson Hotel, Newport Beach

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The Care and Feeding of CEOs (and GCs too)
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University, Orange

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