The Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund has awarded grants to 17 law-related organizations and programs in Orange County. A special reception for grant recipients will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the OCBA office in Newport Beach, Calif.
The Honorable Maurice Sanchez was enrobed on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Orange County Superior Court.
What is Project SELF? an eight-week paid internship program that gives high school juniors from low-income families in Orange County, California an opportunity to gain exposure to the legal community
On Friday, January 25, the OCBA installed Deirdre M. Kelly as the 2019 OCBA President, along with the OCBA officers and board of directors during the 2019 Judges' Night & Annual Meeting held at the Irvine Marriott.
All applications must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2019.
The OCBA congratulates and welcomes the new officers and directors of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA.
The OCBA Charitable Fund announces the dates of its 2019 grant reception, golf tournament, and annual benefit. Mark your calendars!
The OCBA Masters Division is pleased to announce Mark Minyard, Minyard Morris LLP, will serve as the 2019 Chair. His one-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2019.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed the appointment of Joshua P. Groban to the Supreme Court of California.
The Orange County Women Lawyers Association installed its 2019 officers and directors for 2019 this month at the OCWLA Holiday Celebration & Installation Dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.
The OCBA congratulates and welcomes the new officers and directors of the Thurgood Marshall Bar Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA.
Memorial Services for retired Judge Betty Lou Lamoreaux will be held Wednesday, December 12 at McCormick & Son Mortuaries in Laguna Hills. Judge Lamoreaux was instrumental in the building of the courthouse in Orange, California, which bears her name Betty Lou Lamoreaux Juvenile Justice Center.
The Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) is proud to announce officers and incoming board members for 2019.
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of member H. Shaina Colover to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.
The OCBA is pleased to announce Associate Justice William W. Bedsworth as the next Franklin G. West Award recipient.
The OCBA would like to recognize and thank the many men and women who have served, and currently serve, in our country’s armed forces.
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of member Maurice Sanchez to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of member Michael E. Perez to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.
Congratulations to the incoming FBA/OC officers and board members!
Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 9, 2018
OCBA President-Elect Deirdre Kelly has appointed members of the 2018 Appointments Committee who will be considering OCBA members for appointment to four board seats.
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Application Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018; All materials must be postmarked by this date.
The OCBA's annual Board of Directors Election closed at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018. In accordance with the OCBA bylaws, 2018 President-Elect Deirdre M. Kelly will succeed to the Presidency in 2019.
Hon. Kirk Nakamura was elected Presiding Judge, and Hon. Erick L. Larsh Assistant Presiding Judge in an uncontested election for the two top posts of the Superior Court of California, County of Orange. Both Judge Nakamura and Judge Larsh will begin their two-year terms on January 1, 2019.
The OCBA is very pleased to announce Teresa A. McQueen as this year's recipient of the Harmon G. Scoville Award.
Nominations are due by 5:00pm on October 19, 2018. Please submit all nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The OCBA is pleased to announce a newly added member benefit with Mark Pomerantz menswear design and tailoring.
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of OCBA member Sheila Recio to judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.
UPCOMING TRAVEL SEMINAR
Security Deposit Deadline: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
March 22-30, 2019
Edinburgh & Inverness, Scotland
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of OCBA member Nhan Vu to judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.
The United States District Court for the Central District of California announces the appointment of OCBA Board Member Autumn D. Spaeth as a United States Magistrate Judge
Next Live Scan fingerprinting date - Monday, March 11, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.OCBA Headquarters, Newport Beach
No appointments necessary; first come first served.
The Ninth Circuit heard arguments June 28 concerning the constitutionality of the OC Superior Court’s policy of reviewing newly e-filed unlimited civil complaints to prevent disclosure of information made confidential by law.
Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 3, 2018
The online election will open for voting on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, and close at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Only active attorney members will be eligible to vote (no law students, retired, or honorary members).
During the month of May, the OCBA was proud to partner with Second Harvest Food Bank for its annual food drive - FOOD FROM THE BAR. Supporters and volunteers were recognized on Wednesday, June 20 at the Food From The Bar Awards Reception.
OCBA members volunteered on Sunday, June 10 for a unique opportunity to help restore and preserve the Newport Back Bay.
The following people have been appointed by OCBA President-Elect Deirdre Kelly, Chapman University Fowler School of Law, to serve on the 2018 Nominating Committee. President-Elect Kelly will serve as the Chair.