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OCBA Member Benefit and Affinity Programs
All OCBA members are invited to take advantage of the following Benefits and Affinity programs that support the Orange County Bar Association — through discounts to members, direct support of the organization or a combination of both.


    Professional Liability
    Ahern Insurance Brokerage
    Ahern Insurance Brokerage (AHERN) has been the Designated Professional Liability Insurance Broker for the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) since 2003. With AHERN, OCBA members will have the benefit of a valued consultant and professional liability insurance advocate. AHERN is prepared to provide your firm with superior service and exceptional counsel regarding the professional liability insurance needs of your firm. AHERN has access to over 30 insurance providers as well as proprietary programs exclusive to AHERN.
    For competitive rates and comprehensive coverage click here for our on-line application.
    To receive more information on AHERN's Professional Liability Insurance programs please call (800) 282-9786 or email for more information.
    Never Commingle Client Funds
    Law Pay: Credit Card Processing
    With the LawPay program, your law firm can accept credit cards with confidence knowing transactions are handled correctly. The Orange County Bar Association Member Benefit Program offers reduced processing rates, multiple features for the client-attorney transaction and a level of personalized service not easily found elsewhere. LawPay meets the requirements for the American Bar Association trust account guidelines as well as the Attorney’s Professional Code of Conduct. If you are considering accepting credit cards or want to confirm that you are processing credit card transactions correctly, call 866.376.0950 or visit


As a member of the OCBA, solo and small law firm attorneys are eligible to receive member discounts on many LexisNexis products and services. To view your current member offers, visit  And to discuss your firm’s unique needs, contact Randy Howarth at 714.454.4077 or and mention you’re a member of the Orange County Bar Association – member code M-Orange County Bar - JCM134312.
Learn more about the LexisNexis products and services:
  • Lexis Advance® - transforms the way you conduct your legal research with a more efficient and intuitive way to get comprehensive and relevant results that can be managed, stored and accessed on demand.
  • Lexis® Practice Advisor - a comprehensive resource specifically designed for attorneys who handle transactional matters, combines all new practical guidance content written by leading practitioners, with the in-depth resources of Lexis.
  • LexisNexis® MedMal NavigatorSM - critical information that comes from combining your case facts with relevant medical and legal research content - all in one interactive tool.
  • Litigation Solutions - comprehensive e-discovery and litigation management solutions that work together and with other industry-leading tools.
  • Matthew Bender® California Practice Guides - redefine what first-class research support is all about. These peerless dual media tools combine the convenience of the printed word with the reach of online access to help you work smarter and faster, and get more of what you're searching for easier.
  • LexisNexis Firm Manager® - easy online practice management for the independent attorney.

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    Wireless Service
    Verizon Wireless
    Verizon Wireless provides OCBA members with special pricing discounts on a wide range of calling plans, data services, equipment and accessories. To learn more or to sign up for this program, contact your representative, Jim Healy, at 949.677.5900 or
    UPS: OCBA Members can save up to 41% on shipping
    UPS is pleased to help OCBA members save time and money through special services and shipping discounts. We put the power of logistics to work for you every day by providing speed, outstanding reliability and technology tools so you can focus on your business—not your shipping. To learn more or to sign up for this program, please click here.
    Car Rentals
    Hertz Business Rewards
    OCBA members receive free membership to Hertz #1 Club Gold Program, including 20% off car rentals (economy through full-size vehicles). Discount number 1966239. No coupon required. Visit for more information or to book a rental.
    Premiere Global Services
    OCBA Members have access to automatic enrollment in the ReadyConference Plus conferencing service. Faster, less costly and more flexible than traditional operator-assisted conferences, this service requires no operators or reservations. In addition to significant savings of money, OCBA Members can save hours of time – hours that could be used more productively. For more information, visit their website or call 800.707.8688.

    Life, Disability & Health
    Insurance Specialists, Inc.
    Offers preferred rates and simplified underwriting to OCBA members. Contact ISI sales direct at 888.474.1959 or

    Flexible Spending Accounts
    Learn more about the benefits of Aflac insurance policies—and how Aflac may be able to help with costs not covered by your health insurance—call your OCBA specific Aflac representative Annie Strenk 714.321.1614, to find out how your firm can enhance your existing benefits package and reduce payroll taxes AT NO COST TO THE FIRM! Click here for details.


    Online CLE & CLE To Go
    Earn CLE on your schedule – in your office, in the comfort of your own home, while on a business trip – anywhere you have an Internet connection. The OCBA brings you Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses over the Internet. There is a wide selection of courses you can take at your convenience.
    Support The Notice as an OCBA member and receive a 15% discount!
    OCBA members receive a 15% discount when they advertise or publish legal notices with The Notice, an adjudicated weekly newspaper of the Legal Aid Society of Orange County. The Notice publishes all types of legal notices, such as Change of Name, Death and Administer Estate, and Fictitious Business Name notices. All proceeds fund access to justice programs for families and individuals. For more information, please visit or submit your legal notice or advertising inquiries to
    Legal Recruiting Services
    This service provides legal recruiting information for employees and employers via its website. Call 800.270.2688 for more information or to take advantage of special OCBA member rates.


    California Judicial Council Forms
    Judicial Council Forms
    Online, Current, and Free of Charge to OCBA Members
    The OCBA, in partnership with LexisNexis®, offers a complete set of Judicial Council Forms online. Members can download, complete and print these regularly updated forms at no cost.

    Continuing Legal Education
    Members can earn all required MCLE credits by attending seminars at discounted prices. Members of the OCBA’s 23 specialty sections members earn free MCLE by attending monthly meetings. OCBA tracks and verifies members’ MCLE compliance and participation in OCBA programs.

    Self Study MCLE Audio Recordings
    Members can buy recordings from the OCBA at discounted Member prices to earn self study credit.

    Online CLE & CLE To Go
    Earn CLE on your schedule – in your office, in the comfort of your own home, while on a business trip – anywhere you have an Internet connection. The OCBA brings you Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses over the Internet. There is a wide selection of courses you can take at your convenience.

    Leadership Opportunities
    The numerous Sections and Committees of the OCBA, in addition to meeting regularly to provide sources of networking information and education to members, afford all members a chance to become part of the Association’s leadership. Involvement in committees is also a great way to make a positive impact on the justice system.

    Be Part of the Orange County Legal Community
    Through involvement with the OCBA, members gain valuable contacts and exposure to highly respected members of the legal community. The extensive schedule of special events offers many opportunities to network with colleagues from the bench and bar.

    Pro Bono & Community Outreach Opportunities
    OCBA members are encouraged to give back to the community and are provided with opportunities to perform pro bono service and / or join in community service activities.

    OCBA Young Lawyers Division
    The YLD holds regular educational, social, volunteer and sporting events geared to the needs of OCBA members in their first four years of practice. To learn more, visit the YLD homepage.

    Orange County Lawyer Magazine
    Orange County Lawyer magazine is published monthly and provides substantive legal articles, features, news of the Bar and updates on sections, committees and affiliates.

    Online OCBA Membership Photo Directory
    OCBA Members have access to a searchable Photo Directory of all OCBA Members. Searches can be performed by name, area of practice, law school, firm,...
    Browse the OCBA Membership Directory

    Experts & Consultants Directory
    The 2014 Experts & Consultants Directory is a comprehensive registry of expert witnesses & consultants in Southern California. Published by the Los Angeles County Bar Association, this directory is offered on a complimentary basis to OCBA members. The 2010 Directory includes five category indexes: Litigation/Legal Services, Expert Witness Referral Services, Lawyer to Lawyer Consultants, Dispute Resolutions Professionals and Expert Witness & Consultant Listings.
    Pick up a complimentary copy today at the OCBA office in Newport Beach or at a section meeting. Or contact OCBA Member Services at 949.440.6700, ext. 384 to order a copy today.
    There is a $4.95 shipping fee for each mailed copy.

    Mentor Program
    The HELP-Line is a hotline of experienced legal professionals, available only to OCBA members. Inquiring members are put in touch with volunteer experienced lawyers by telephone to answer questions on legal matters. Call the Membership Department at 949.440.6700 x384 for more information.

    Qualified Referrals
    OCBA Lawyer Referral & Information Service
    Members enjoy discounted fees on an excellent source of new clients, the Lawyer Referral & Information Service. LRIS makes hundreds of referrals monthly in over 34 areas of law. Call LRIS at 949.440.6700 x128for information on how to join.

    Orange County Lawyer Magazine Advertising
    Members receive discounts on advertising in the Orange County Lawyer, an excellent way to reach over 7,000 law professionals. Call 949.440.6700x123, for more information and special member rates

    Mailings To Members
    OCBA Mail List Use
    OCBA members may distribute relevant, Bar-approved communications to their fellow members at a discounted rate. For more information, download the request form or, or contact Member Services at 949.440.6700 x103.

* These partners provide both benefits to OCBA members (in the form of discounts or access to products, services or some combination of both otherwise unavailable to non-OCBA members) and provide direct support to OCBA
† These partners provide a benefits OCBA members (in the form of discounts or access to products, services or some combination of both otherwise unavailable to non-OCBA members)
** These benefits are provided directly by OCBA to OCBA members (in the form of discounts or access to products, services or some combination of both otherwise unavailable to non-OCBA members)
†† These partners provide direct support to OCBA.


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