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OCCDL Law Student Mentorship Program - 7/2/2020

The Orange County Coalition for Diversity in the Law (OCCDL) is organizing a mentorship program for law students from Southern California law schools and is looking for attorneys to participate in the program.

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July 2020 Cover Story - The State Bar Takes Significant Step Towards Sweeping Changes - 6/30/2020

A summary of what has been proposed and a look ahead.

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July 2020 President’s Page - An Open Letter to Generation Y - 6/30/2020

How the OCBA can help your practice.

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July 2020 Dear Counsel - Billing Hours and Preparing for a Review - 6/30/2020

A seasoned attorney provides sage advise for associates.

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July 2020 Millar's JurisDiction - Dropping Trou - 6/30/2020

An interesting reaction to court security procedures.

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July 2020 Ethically Speaking - Counseling Civil Disobedience in the Age of COVID-19 - 6/30/2020

What to know before counseling clients about participating in protests of government orders.

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July 2020 Criminal Waste of Space – The Thirteenth Juror - 6/30/2020

This could make you question the observations skills of certain jurors.

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Court Sets Up Triage Booths to Serve Public’s Needs - 6/30/2020

Court employees under pop-up tents line the entrance to the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana most of the day, ready to provide assistance and guidance to members of the public that arrive at the Court with general questions, a scheduled in-person hearing or other approved in-person matters.

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OCBA Labor & Employment Law Section Webinar - Racial Equality in the Workplace: Tackling Difficult Issues from Both Sides Amidst the Black Lives Matter Movement - 6/26/2020

July 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM - Register Now
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ABA Launches New Racial Justice Resources Website - 6/26/2020

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OCBA Webinar: Social Media and Business Development in the Time of Crisis - REPLAY - 6/26/2020

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Orange County Grand Jury Selected - 6/22/2020

Nineteen Orange County residents were selected on June 18, 2020, to serve on the Grand Jury for a one-year term that begins when the jurors take the oath of office on July 1, 2020.

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Thank You to the Donors and Participants of the OCBA Charitable Fund’s Raise Your Glass at Home - 6/17/2020

Thank you to the over 200 donors and participants in the OCBA Charitable Fund’s Raise Your Glass at Home virtual fundraiser held on Friday, May 29th.

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OCBA COVID-19 Office Supplies Drive for Legal Aid Providers - 6/12/2020

Given the unprecedented issues impacting the Orange County community caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, local legal aid organizations have had to transition staff to working at home, which has drastically impacted their budgets and needs.

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OCBA Webinar: Staying Mentally Safe, Sound & Sober During COVID-19 - REPLAY - 6/10/2020

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West Justice Center to be named after first Asian American Orange County Superior Court Judge S. K. Tamura - 6/9/2020

Stephen K. Tamura’s name will grace Orange County Superior Court’s West Justice Center to honor the late Judge’s legacy of groundbreaking successes and to serve as recognition of the contributions of Asian Americans to Orange County and the United States.

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Superior Court of California, County of Orange, Central Justice Center, in Santa Ana - Closure - Friday, June 5th - 6/5/2020

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Statement from Scott Garner, Orange County Bar Association President - 6/3/2020

The Orange County Bar Association's Mission Statement starts with "To enhance the system of justice." If the events of the last week have taught us anything, it is that our justice system needs enhancing.

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IABA-OC Webinar: OC Courts & the Reopening - 6/3/2020

Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. PST

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OCBA Announces 2020 Nominating Committee - 6/1/2020

OCBA President-Elect Larisa Dinsmoor announces 2020 Nominating Committee.

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OCBA Webinar: “Flatten the Curve”: A Panel Discussion on the “Novel” Issues Impacting Bankruptcy Cases Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic - REPLAY - 5/29/2020

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OCBA Webinar: Cooperation Between the Family Law Bench and Bar in the Wake of COVID-19 - REPLAY - 5/29/2020

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OCBA Webinar: Unity in a Time of COVID-19 Part 3 - REPLAY - 5/27/2020

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June 2020 Ethically Speaking - The Potential Ethical Pitfalls of Social Media - 5/26/2020

Just because social media is easy to use does not mean its use is always permissible.

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June 2020 Cover Story - Who’s Who in the OCBA: The Affiliate Bars - 5/26/2020

Affiliate Bar leaders share their visions for this 2020-2021 year, and invite you to join them.

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June 2020 Millar's JurisDiction - A Unicorn Emergency - 5/26/2020

Real copyrighted pictures of imaginary unicorns may be in danger.

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June 2020 Criminal Waste of Space – Nothing to Fear Except Voir Dire - 5/26/2020

Beds recounts his early fear of trial prep.

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June 2020 President’s Page - Heroes Among Us - 5/26/2020

As Mr. Fred Rogers said, look for the helpers.

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OCBA Webinar: The Criminal Court's "New Normal" in the COVID Era - REPLAY - 5/22/2020

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OCBA Webinar: COVID-19 Update on Orange County Superior Court Reopening - REPLAY - 5/21/2020

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OCBA Webinar: COVID-19 and Litigation Risk Management - REPLAY - 5/20/2020

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OCBA Webinar: California Reopens for Business - REPLAY - 5/13/2020

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OCBA Webinar: COVID-19 and Pro Bono - 5/8/2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

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Be Wary of Fraudulent Phishing Emails - 5/7/2020

Please be aware of email phishing scams and scrutinize any email that contains links or attachments.

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OCBA Real Estate Law Section Webinar: Landlord-Tenant Updates and Force Majeure Defenses in the Age of Coronavirus - REPLAY - 5/6/2020

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Temporary Emergency Local Rule 1: Suspension of Case Management Conferences Due to Pandemic - 5/6/2020

The court is suspending case management conference procedures through December 31, 2020.

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OCBA Members Jeff Roberts and Michael Jeandron Announce Partnership Formation - 5/4/2020

OCBA members Jeff Roberts and Michael Jeandron have formed a new law partnership to serve personal injury victims.

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Franchise Times Welcomes OCBA Member Elizabeth Weldon Into the Legal Eagle Hall of Fame - 5/4/2020

OCBA member Elizabeth M. Weldon, a partner at Snell & Wilmer, has been named as a 2020 Legal Eagle by Franchise Times for the tenth consecutive year, marking her induction into the Legal Eagle Hall of Fame.

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Fisher Phillips Continues Irvine Growth, Adds Two OCBA Attorney Members - 5/4/2020

Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, announces the additions of Ben Ammerman as Of Counsel and Michael S. Armstrong as an associate in its Irvine office.

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Snell & Wilmer Continues Growth in Southern California With New San Diego Office - 5/4/2020

Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce the opening of a new location in San Diego.

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