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OCBA Officers and Leaders Host OC Law Student Leadership Reception - 9/17/2019

On September 16, the OCBA invited leaders from Orange County law school student organizations to OCBA Headquarters for a special reception.

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OCBA Leadership Roundtable & Reception - 9/16/2019

Monday, October 7, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. 
OCBA Headquarters, Costa Mesa

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Circle of Counsel Event Celebrates Must-Know General Counsels - 9/13/2019

Last week, the OCBA Corporate Counsel Section hosted another successful Circle of Counsel that brought together Southern California’s in-house leaders and rising stars to connect and engage.

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OCBA Appellate Law Section Welcomes the Newer Appointments of the Ninth Circuit - 9/11/2019

The OCBA Appellate Law Section hosted a candid discussion to hear from a distinguished panel of Ninth Circuit Judges.

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OCBA Leadership Election - ONE MORE WEEK TO VOTE! - 8/30/2019

The OCBA leadership election is now open for online voting.

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Orange County Legal Community Mourns passing of the Retired Commissioner Thomas Schulte - 8/26/2019

Hon. Commissioner Thomas Schulte (Ret.) passed away on August 20, 2019. He was 74 years old. He retired in August 2011, having served the Orange County Superior Court for over 20 years.

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OCBA Charitable Fund Honors OC Superior Court Collaborative Courts Program, Keller/Anderle LLP, and The Home Depot as its 2019 Annual Benefit Honorees - 8/21/2019

The Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund will honor the Orange County Superior Court Collaborative Courts Program as its 2019 Community Partner Honoree of the OCBA Charitable Fund Annual Benefit, Keller/Anderle LLP as the Law Firm Honoree, and The Home Depot as the Corporate Honoree during tomorrow night’s OCBA Charitable Fund Annual Benefit.

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Orange County Superior Court - Habeas Corpus Resource Center Attorney Town Hall - 8/19/2019

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. 
Central Justice Center – Department C1

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OCBA Dads Group for Lawyers - 8/7/2019

A few OC lawyer dads have formed a dad’s group committed to being active fathers, partners, lawyers, and members of the community and want to build a group of like-minded dads.

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Introduce Your Colleague to the OCBA - 7/15/2019

For a limited time, OCBA Section Members can bring a colleague, associate or partner to attend a complimentary CLE section meeting and experience the benefits of membership

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Call for Nominations: 2019 Harmon G. Scoville Award - 7/5/2019

Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 2, 2019

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OCBA Welcomed State Bar Chair Jason Lee to Orange County - 6/21/2019

The OCBA welcomed State Bar Chair Jason P. Lee and State Bar Executive Director Leah Wilson to Orange County on Wednesday, June 19.

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OCBA Past President Don Martens Passes Away at 85 - 5/28/2019

Longtime OCBA member and Past President Don Martens passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the age of 85.

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Recruitment Notice for Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives - 5/22/2019

Deadline to Apply: Monday, June 17, 2019

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OCBA Announces 2019 Nominating Committee - 5/20/2019

The following people have been appointed by OCBA President-Elect Scott Garner, Umberg/Zipser to serve on the 2019 Nominating Committee. President-Elect Garner will serve as the Chair.

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Food From The Bar - Benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County - 5/9/2019

The OCBA supports Second Harvest and community organizations that provide food to those in need.

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28 OCBA Members Named Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyer of the Year - 4/17/2019

The OCBA is proud to share that 28 OCBA members were named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers for 2019.

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OCWLA Awards $25,000 in Charitable Gifts - 4/16/2019

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association (OCWLA), an affiliate bar of the OCBA, announced that it will contribute approximately $25,000 in grants to nine charities.

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Chapman University Fowler School of Law Receives $1 Million Gift to Further Bar Preparation Program - 4/12/2019

A recent $1 million gift received by the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law establishes a new endowed professorship that will help expand the institution’s innovative bar exam preparation program.

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2019 Southern California Super Lawyers in the OCBA - 4/11/2019

The OCBA is proud to share its members that were listed as Southern California Super Lawyers for 2019. 

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OCAABA Honors Two OCBA Members - 3/25/2019

The Orange County Asian American Bar Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA, honors OCBA members Hon. Deborah Chuang Servino and attorney Nathan Watanabe.

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OCAABA Law Student Scholarship Opportunities - 3/8/2019

The Orange County Asian American Bar Association (OCAABA), an affiliate bar of the OCBA, is awarding scholarships to local law students.

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School of Law founding dean donates personal, professional papers to UCI Libraries - 3/4/2019

Acclaimed First Amendment scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of the University of California, Irvine’s School of Law, has donated his personal and professional records to the UCI Libraries. Read More..

Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund to Honor 2019 Grant Recipients - 2/11/2019

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.

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Judicial Investiture Ceremony Held for The Honorable Maurice Sanchez - 2/11/2019

The Honorable Maurice Sanchez was enrobed on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Orange County Superior Court.

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Project SELF - Summer Employment in Law Firms - 2/11/2019

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

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OCBA Installed Deirdre M. Kelly as 2019 OCBA President - 1/28/2019

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.

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OCWLA Calls for 2019 Grant Applications - 1/18/2019

All applications must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2019.

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Memorandum From Judicial Council of California - 1/18/2019

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OCAABA-OCAPICA Lunar New Year Food Drive - 1/14/2019

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TMBA Outgoing President's Statement - 1/14/2019

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OCTLA Announces 2019 OCTLA Officers and Board of Directors - 1/14/2019

The OCBA congratulates and welcomes the new officers and directors of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA.

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OCBA Charitable Fund Announces 2019 Events - 1/11/2019

The OCBA Charitable Fund announces the dates of its 2019 grant reception, golf tournament, and annual benefit. Mark your calendars!

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Mark Minyard To Chair OCBA Masters Division - 1/4/2019

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.

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Commission Confirms Joshua Groban to the Supreme Court of California - 12/26/2018

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.

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Fourteen OCBA Members Installed as 2019 OCWLA Officers & Directors - 12/20/2018

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.

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TMBA Announces 2019 TMBA Officers and Board of Directors - 12/19/2018

The OCBA congratulates and welcomes the new officers and directors of the Thurgood Marshall Bar Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA.

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Memorial Services for Judge Betty Lou Lamoreaux - 12/10/2018

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.

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OCBA Announces Officers and Incoming Board Members for 2019 - 12/3/2018

The Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) is proud to announce officers and incoming board members for 2019.

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Governor Brown Appoints OCBA Member H. Shaina Colover to Orange County Superior Court - 11/29/2018

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of member H. Shaina Colover to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.

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OCBA To Honor Justice William Bedsworth With Franklin G. West Award - 11/21/2018

The OCBA is pleased to announce Associate Justice William W. Bedsworth as the next Franklin G. West Award recipient.

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Governor Brown Selects Joshua Groban for California Supreme Court - 11/14/2018

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Thank You To Our Veterans - 11/12/2018

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.

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Governor Brown Appoints OCBA Member Maurice Sanchez to Orange County Superior Court - 10/30/2018

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of member Maurice Sanchez to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.

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Governor Brown Appoints OCBA Member Michael Perez to Orange County Superior Court - 10/26/2018

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of member Michael E. Perez to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court.

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Seeking Nominations for the 2019 Judge Karen L. Robinson Legal Excellence Award - 10/19/2018

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FBA/OC Announces 2018-2019 Officers and Board of Directors - 10/19/2018

Congratulations to the incoming FBA/OC officers and board members!

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Seeking Nominations for the 2019 Thurgood Marshall Bar Association Officers & Directors - 10/18/2018

Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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OCBA Announces 2018 Appointments Committee – Deadline to Apply for Appointment to Board of Directors November 9, 2018 - 10/15/2018

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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Someone Cares Soup Kitchen - New Volunteer Opportunity! - 10/5/2018

Sunday, November 18, 2018
720 W. 19th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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