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OCBA Proposes the Formation of a Criminal Law Section - 7/29/2015

The Orange County Bar Association is considering the formation of a section dedicated to the practice of criminal law. It is contemplated that the section would be open for both public and private attorneys—prosecutors and defense. Read More..

OCBA Nominating Committee Announces Slate of Candidates - 7/24/2015

The online election will open for voting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, and close at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Only active attorney members will be eligible to vote (no law students, retired, or honorary members). Read More..

Call for OCBA Mentor Applications - 7/24/2015

The Orange County Bar Association is now accepting Mentor applications for its 2015 Mentoring Program. Read More..

OCBA Members Installed on American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Southern California Board - 7/20/2015

OCBA members Eleanor A. Stegmeier (Stegmeier, Gelbart, Schwartz & Benavente, LLP) and Michael A. Fisher (Fisher & Rich, Attorneys at Law, PC) were recently installed on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' Southern California Chapter. Read More..

Governor Brown Announces Orange County Judicial Appointments - 7/17/2015

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently announced the appointment of Melissa R. McCormick and Julie A. Palafox to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court. Read More..

How to Become an Assistant United States Attorney - 7/15/2015

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse, Santa Ana
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OCBA Members Invited to Attend Complimentary LexisNexis Webinar - 7/13/2015

OCBA Members are invited to attend a new non-CLE LexisNexis webinar focusing on law firm marketing. Read More..

OCBA Orangewood Children and Family Center Visit - 7/9/2015

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015
Orangewood Children and Family Center, Orange
Download the flyer for more information or register online Read More..

OCBA Launches Veterans Legal Resources Website - 7/8/2015

The OCBA is pleased to announce the launch of, a one-stop shop providing easy access to Orange County veterans in need of legal information. Read More..

OC-ALA Posts Introductory Video Featuring OCBA Members Wesierski, Armstrong - 7/8/2015

The Orange County Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (OC-ALA) recently posted a video featuring the following members of the Orange County Bar Association, in order to introduce prospective members to the benefits of membership: Read More..

Legal Services Trust Fund Program Passes Resolution in Honor of OCBA Past President William Wenke - 7/7/2015

The California State Bar's Legal Services Trust Fund Commission recently passed a resolution to recognize the passing of William Wenke on May 28, 2015, and honor him for his contribution to the California legal services community. Read More..

OCBA Member James Parke Makes Partner, Firm Changes Name - 7/6/2015

Holstrom, Block & Parke APLC (formerly Holstrom, Sissung & Block APLC) recently announced that OCBA member James Parke has been named partner. Read More..

How to Become an Assistant United States Attorney - 7/6/2015

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse, Santa Ana

Download the flyer for more information. Read More..

OCHBA to Honor OCBA Member Hon. Andrew Guilford - 7/6/2015

Hon. Andrew Guilford (U.S. District Court) will be honored at the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association's Annual Judges BBQ, to be held Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Read More..

OCBA Young Lawyers Division Fall Softball - 7/2/2015

Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Please download the flyer for more information or register onlineRead More..

New Family Law Courtroom and Evidence Presentation Equipment - 7/1/2015

On Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Lamoreaux Justice Center opened a new Family Law courtroom, Department L611, which is located on the 6th floor in the area previously occupied by the Domestic Violence Assistance Program (now located on the 7th floor in room 705). Read More..

July 2015 - Fish Story - 6/30/2015

Millar contemplates nail salon regulations. Read More..

July 2015 - The Fight for Court Funding Continues (Or, Why My Court Reporter Has Been Replaced by a Marionette) - 6/30/2015

Ashleigh wonders what to do with her fifth of gin, now that there is no money left to store it at the courthouse. Read More..

ABA Seeks Spirit of Excellence Nominees - 6/30/2015

Deadline: Friday, July 3, 2015
The American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession seeks nominees for the 2016 Spirit of Excellence Awards. Read More..

July 2015 - The Ethical Perils of Representing Corporate Constituents at Depositions - 6/29/2015

How to prevent the need to withdraw from representing your corporate client when you also represent an employee. Read More..
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