Friday, April 17, 2015
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OCBA Summer Member Mixer - 4/17/2015

Join members of the Bench and Bar for an evening of socializing and networking. (Don’t forget to bring your business cards!) Attendees will enjoy gourmet appetizers, refreshing beverages, door prizes, and more. This popular Mixer sells out, so sign up early! Read More..

Super Pet Adoption - 4/16/2015

Deadline: Friday, June 5, 2015

Come support the mission to find homes for as many pets as possible, to spread awareness of shelters and homeless animals, and to highlight the importance of spaying and neutering pets.

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Gail J. Standish Appointed as United States Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California - 4/15/2015

The United States District Court for the Central District of California announces the appointment of Gail J. Standish as United States Magistrate Judge. Judge Standish, who was sworn in on April 13, 2015, will sit in Los Angeles in the Court’s Western Division. Read More..

Sponsor an Intern Through Project SELF - 4/15/2015

Deadline: Friday, April 24, 2015
Project SELF is an eight-week paid internship program that gives high school juniors from low to moderate income families from Orange County exposure to the legal community. Read More..

OCBA YLD Sports Committee Invites Members to a Golf Lesson - 4/9/2015

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine

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Snell & Wilmer is currently accepting applications for the Fellowship for Advancement and Resources (FAR) - 4/8/2015

Deadline: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Snell & Wilmer is currently accepting applications for the Fellowship for Advancement and Resources (“FAR”) and we hope you will help us promote the program to deserving students.  Snell & Wilmer names up to two FAR Fellows annually, and recipients receive the following benefits: (1) a fully paid commercial LSAT preparation course and a stipend covering the costs associated with sitting for the exam, (2) a 1L law school prep course, (3) money for books for all three years of law school, (4) a technology stipend (if needed), and (5) mentorship from a Snell & Wilmer attorney. 

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Schachter joins Keller Rackauckas LLP as Associate attorney - 4/2/2015

Keller Rackauckas LLP, is pleased to announce that Michael A. Schachter has joined the firm as an associate.   Before joining Keller Rackauckas, Schachter was an associate at Paul Hastings in New York, where he gained significant experience in all phases of pretrial litigation. Read More..

Applications for the 2015 M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship are now being accepted - 4/2/2015

Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2015
Equality scholarship awards are available for academically qualified law students who have demonstrated commitment to advancing equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in Orange County. 

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is May 1, 2015. Click here to register and for more information.

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OCBA Annual Travel Seminar: Moorea, Tahiti - 4/1/2015

Come join the OCBA in Moorea, Tahiti for its Annual Travel Seminar! Click here for more information and to download the registration form for this event. Read More..

OCBA Passes Resolution in Support of the Independence of the Judiciary - 3/30/2015

The OCBA recently passed Resolution 15R-01, which restates the OCBA’s strong support of judicial independence, urges citizens and litigants to support judicial independence as an integral part of our American justice system, and announces the OCBA’s public disapproval of the use of tactics which are, or have the appearance of being, punitive and retaliatory towards any sitting judge and which exceed the realm of appropriate criticism and exercise of the protected right of appeal, or which unnecessarily impede the public’s access to justice. Read More..

April 2015 - Join the OCBA All Over Again - 3/29/2015

See opportunities at the OCBA with new eyes. Read More..

April 2015 - Animal Planet - 3/29/2015

Ed note: I consulted my dog, and she is starting an interest group for animal voting rights. Read More..

April 2015 - A Relationship “of Long Duration” - 3/29/2015

Now that same-sex marriage is legal, can time before legalization be tacked on for purposes of calculating support at a dissolution? Read More..

April 2015 - Protecting Judicial Impartiality - 3/29/2015

You’ll need to know this information for the judges on your gift lists. Read More..

April 2015 - Who’s Who in the OCBA - 3/29/2015

Get to know your OCBA leaders, including the Executive Committee, Directors, Section Chairs, and Committee Chairs. Read More..

April 2015 - Not All PJs Are Pajamas - 3/29/2015

An identity crisis of the funniest kind. Read More..

OCBA Members to Be Honored by Anti-Defamation League - 3/20/2015

Our sincere congratulations to Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth Shareholder Marc Schneider, Edwards Lifesciences Corporate Vice President and General Counsel Aimee Weisner, and the late Robert Palmer, former Litigation Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP on this notable recognition. Read More..

OCBA Member William Shapiro Named CAL-ABOTA Trial Lawyer of the Year - 3/20/2015

Congratulations to Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis, Inc. Partner William Shapiro for a well-deserved achievement! Read More..

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

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
OCBA Headquarters, Newport Beach

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OCBA Members Honored with 2015 CLAY Awards - 3/17/2015

Kudos to all those involved on this well-deserved recognition. Read More..
 
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