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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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Franklin G. West Award. Nominations deadline is Friday, Nov. 2, 2018.
Click here to download the nomination form.
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, October 22, 2018 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.
Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 30, 2018
The Orange County Asian American Bar Association is offering awards to two law school students in the Orange County area.
Application Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018
The Orange County Women Lawyers Association will offer stipend awards to two law school students who are preparing to take the bar exam.
Nomination Deadline: Monday, April 30, 2018
The Orange County Women Lawyers Association (OCWLA), an affiliate bar of the OCBA, seeks nominations for its inaugural "Advancement of Women" Award.
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of OCBA members Jeremy D. Dolnick and David J. Hesseltine to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court.