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Interested in Serving as a Judge Pro Tem? - 3/27/2015

Deadline: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
The Orange County Superior Court is working on scheduling a class to train those attorneys who are interested in serving as a judge pro tem at the Mandatory Settlement Conferences. Read More..

Los Angeles Superior Court to Host Judicial Diversity Summit - 3/23/2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Presiding Judge's Courtroom, Stanley Mosk Courthouse, Los Angeles

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OCBA Mommy Esquire Committee & OCWLA: Gracefully & Seamlessly Navigating Maternity Leave - 3/19/2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
OCBA Headquarters, Newport Beach

Download the flyer for more information or to register to attend. Read More..

Call for Nominations: California State Bar Solo and Small Firm Section Attorney of the Year Award - 3/13/2015

Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2015
For more information, including nomination forms and criteria, please click hereRead More..

OCBA Community Outreach Event: Women Helping Women/Men2Work (WHW) Spring Quarterly Sale - 3/9/2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Women Helping Women/Men2Work (WHW), Santa Ana

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Request for Public Comment: Proposed Rule Revisions
Deadline: Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 3/6/2015

The Orange County Superior Court is currently seek public comment on proposed revisions to Local Rules. The proposed revisions affect professional dues for Superior Court Personnel and a pilot project for e-filing in the Juvenile Court Division. Read More..

Call for Applications: California State Bar Council on Access & Fairness
Deadline Extended: Monday, March 16, 2015 - 2/23/2015

New members are expected to have a working knowledge of diversity pipeline issues, a record of leadership and performance addressing challenges along the diversity pipeline, and ability to engage in strategic visioning towards fulfilling the Council’s vision and mission statement. For more information on the appointments process or to apply online, please click here. For more information about the Council, please visit www.calbar.org/AFCouncil or contact Patricia Lee at 415.538.2240 or patricia.lee@calbar.ca.govRead More..

Join the OCBA Legislative Resolutions Committee - 2/10/2015

Do you want to help make new laws? Or revise the current law? The OCBA Legislative Resolutions Committee, which works each year to help create and revise California law through the Conference of California Bar Associations, is seeking participation from members of the OCBA. Read More..

OCBA Donations Drive for Survivors of Human Trafficking - 1/20/2015

Donations Deadline: Monday, March 30, 2015
The OCBA is collecting emergency supplies for survivors of human trafficking. The donations drive will benefit the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF), a collaboration of agencies working together to protect victims, prosecute offenders, prevent further perpetration of the crime, educate the public, and build partnerships. Read More..

Save 25% on ABA Job Postings - 1/5/2015

Celebrate the New Year with terrific savings! Find top legal candidates to fill job openings at a reduced rate with the American Bar Association. Read More..

OCBA Members Running for State Bar Board of Trustees
Voting Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015 - 1/2/2015

OCBA members Teresa A. McQueen of Pedersen McQueen APLC and Scott C. Smith of Best Best & Krieger LLP are running for the California State Bar Board of Trustees in District 4, which is comprised of Imperial, Inyo, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties. Read More..

OCBA Charitable Fund Announces 2015 Grants - 1/2/2015

The OCBA Charitable Fund is pleased to present 2015 grants totaling $140,600. Read More..

Pooled Court Reporter Coverage for Civil Courtrooms - 1/2/2015

Effective Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, all 24 Orange County Superior Court civil courtrooms, including the civil complex courtrooms, will shift from one-to-one assignment of court reporters to civil courtrooms for all hearings to a system where court reporters are assigned to a courtroom as needed for trials and evidentiary hearings only. Read More..

OCBA Charitable Fund Judge Kenneth Lae Charity Golf Tournament - 12/24/2014

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Pelican Hill Golf Resort, Newport Coast

Download the flyer for more information or register online.
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OCWLA Seeks 'Everyday Hero' Nominees - 12/22/2014

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association wants to acknowledge those members of the legal profession who inspire us by making a difference, day in and day out, in the lives of so many people through their hard work, generosity, and commitment to justice. Read More..

Michelle Philo Named OCBA Young Lawyers Division 2015 Chair-Elect - 12/16/2014

Kring & Chung LLP's Michelle Philo has been named OCBA Young Lawyers Division 2015 Chair-Elect. In accordance with the OCBA YLD Bylaws, 2014 Chair-Elect Jesse K. Bolling of Greenberg Gross LLP will succeed to OCBA Young Lawyers Division Chair in January 2015. Read More..

Governor Brown Appoints OCBA Members Apkarian and Arthur to Orange County Superior Court - 11/14/2014

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced the appointment of OCBA members Gassia Apkarian and Craig E. Arthur to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court. Read More..

Court Launches Appeals Webpage - 11/6/2014

The Orange County Superior Court has launched a new webpage that provides information about the appeals process for each type of court case. Read More..

Judges Needed for National Moot Court Competition - 10/23/2014

The Orange County Bar Association is working this year with local law schools, the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the Bar of the City of New York to stage the National Moot Court Competition. The Southern California Regional is being held locally, at the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University. Read More..

Appointments Committee Announced - 10/23/2014

In accordance with Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) bylaws, the OCBA Appointments Committee will be making recommendations to appoint OCBA members to fill three open seats on the OCBA Board of Directors for terms beginning in January 2015. Read More..

OCBA Announces Election Results - 10/21/2014

The OCBA's annual Board of Directors Election closed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. In accordance with the OCBA bylaws, 2014 President-Elect Ashleigh E. Aitken will succeed to the Presidency in 2015. Read More..

Orange County Grand Juror Application Deadline Extended to Jan. 30 - 10/14/2014

Deadline Extended: Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
The Orange County Superior Court is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Orange County Grand Jury. A new 19-member Grand Jury will be empaneled for a one-year term that begins July 1. Read More..

OCBA Releases New Mentor On Demand Videos - 10/10/2014

The OCBA is pleased to announce that three new resources are now available on the OCBA Mentor On Demand website. Read More..

Associate Justice Ming Chin Addresses OCBA Appellate Law Section - 9/11/2014

On Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, the OCBA Appellate Law Section hosted a salon-style discussion, during which California Supreme Court Associate Justice Ming Chin shared his experiences on the Supreme Court and perspective on oral advocacy and brief writing. Read More..

Robert E. Palmer Passes at Age 57 - 9/8/2014

Attorney Robert E. Palmer of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. Services were held on Monday, Sept. 8.

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Superior Court Launches Civil Court Reporter Pooling Pilot Project - 8/19/2014

Effective Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, Departments C6, C10, C12, C13, C14, C15, C17, C18, C21, C23, C25, C26, C31, and C32 of the Orange County Superior Court will be participating in a Court Reporter Pooling Pilot Project. Read More..

OCBA Sections 2014 Nomination & Election Dates - 8/18/2014

This fall, for the first time ever, all OCBA Sections will conduct online elections for open leadership positions. Section leadership is of vital importance, given the significance of Sections in continuing education and business networking in particular areas of the law, which is a core focus of our bar. Read More..

Settle Your Case Quickly, Cost Effectively with Orange County Superior Court's Civil Mediation Program - 7/30/2014

The Orange County Superior Court and others offer a variety of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes to help people resolve disputes without going to trial. ADR is usually less formal, less expensive, and less time-consuming than a trial. Through the Orange County Superior Court's Civil Mediation Program, each side in the dispute Read More..

OCBA Nominating Committee Announces Slate of Candidates - 7/25/2014

The Orange County Bar Association Nominating Committee has announced the slate of candidates for its upcoming fall election, which will go live online on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, and close at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Read More..

OCBA Lawyer Referral & Information Service Launches Social Media Presence - 6/26/2014

To better serve the needs of the Orange County community, the OCBA Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) has launched a Facebook page, through which members of the public can find out about upcoming LRIS appearances at various community events, view photos, and learn more about this invaluable nonprofit service. Read More..
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