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OCBA AND WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY PRESENT “CONTEMPORARY INSIGHTS TO DIVERSITY IN THE LEGAL COMMUNITY”

March 10, 2010 - Fullerton - On Wednesday, March 10, 2010, Western State University College of Law’s Diversity Committee, Student Organizations, and the Orange County Bar Association will provide a forum designed to increase awareness of the unique legal challenges that arise when working within an ethnically diverse legal community. The complimentary event will take place at Western State at 1111 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92831. A networking reception will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Room 101. The Program will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. and will be held in room 110. To RSVP call 714.459.1101 or email adm@wsulaw.edu.

Members of the legal community including the Honorable Richard T. Fields, Presiding Judge, Riverside County Superior Court and OCBA President Lei Lei Wang Ekvall are among the panel members who will lead the discussions. Topics will include:

  • Insights on the Bar Associations’ role in networking, mentoring and career development for minority lawyers.
  • Career placement and diversity recruitment in the public and private sector.
  • Issues for legal practice with a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic client base.

The Orange County Bar Association, established in 1901, is one of the largest voluntary bars in California with over 7,500 members. The mission of the Orange County Bar Association is to enhance the system of justice, to support the lawyers who serve it and to assist the community served by it.