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Newsletter for October 8 – October 21, 2018
 

OCBA Announces 2019 Election Results

(L-R): Daniel S. Robinson; Kelly L. Galligan; Mei Tsang; Christina M. Zabat-Fran

The OCBA's annual Board of Directors Election closed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2018. In accordance with the OCBA bylaws, 2018 President-Elect Deirdre M. Kelly will succeed to the Presidency in 2019. The rest of the 2019 Executive Committee will be comprised of President-Elect Scott B. Garner, Treasurer Larisa M. Dinsmoor, newly-elected Secretary Daniel S. Robinson, and Immediate Past President Nikki P. Miliband. Elected to the Board of Directors for three-year terms beginning January 2019 are Kelly L. Galligan,Mei Tsang, and Christina M. Zabat-Fran. The 2019 Officers and Board members will be installed along with the OCBA Charitable Fund's Board of Directors on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, during the OCBA Judges’ Night & Annual Meeting.


OCBA Section Leadership Elections

OCBA sections are conducting online elections for the open leadership position of Secretary/Treasurer. Per the OCBA Bylaws, the 2018 Section Chair-Elect and Secretary/Treasurer will automatically move up to 2019 Chair and Chair-Elect, respectively. The elections are conducted on a staggered schedule from October through December, and the section leaders will take office in January 2019 for a one-year term. All active attorneys who are members of a Section as of October 1, 2018 will be able to vote for their respective leaders. Self-nominations are highly encouraged. Click here to view the full elections schedule.

Featured MCLE

CALIFORNIA’S NEW RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT:
BE PREPARED!
Presented by the OCBA Education Committee

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa
Registration/Dinner: 5:30 p.m.; Program: 6:00-9:15 p.m.
*3.0 Legal Ethics CLE Credits*


Speakers: Carole J. Buckner, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP; Robert L. Kehr, Kehr, Schiff & Crane, LLP; Kevin E. Mohr, Professor at Western State College of Law; Robert K. Sall, Sall, Spencer Callas & Krueger ALC

Download the flyer for more details or register online.

News

Worthy Mentions

Have Good News of Your Own to Share? Contact OCBA Publications & Social Media Manager Jane Tang at jtang@ocbar.org to acknowledge your achievement through the OCBA.

Events

OCBA Offers Discounted Fingerprint Scanning - Next Live Scan Date - Today!
Monday, Oct. 8, 2018
OCBA Headquarters, Newport Beach

OCBA Panel & Small Group Discussion: What You Didn’t Learn In Law School
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
Presented by the OCBA Diversity Committee

OCBA Volunteer Recognition Reception
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
Andrei's Restaurant, Irvine

OCBA Member Volunteers are invited to a celebration honoring their dedicated efforts and community service throughout the year. Let us show our appreciation! A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the Harmon G. Scoville Award to attorney Teresa McQueen. This award annually recognizes a member of the Orange County legal community whose career exemplifies the highest standards of the legal profession and who has contributed to the Orange County Bar Association and championed our constitutional system of justice.

OCBA Trivia Night
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
Muldoon's Irish Pub, Newport Beach

OCBA Open House Section Specialty Day at Western State
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Western State College of Law, Irvine

OCBA Fall Member Mixer
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
Hotel Irvine

Volunteer Opportunities

OCBA Fall Food Packaging Event
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018
Orange County Food Bank, Garden Grove

OCBA YLD Community Outreach Orangewood Volunteer Event
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
Orangewood Children’s Home, Orange

Someone Cares Soup Kitchen
Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018
Someone Cares Soup Kitchen, Costa Mesa

Veterans Legal Institute - Case List & Family Law Clinic
Contact VLI Co-Founder and OCBA Board Member Antoinette Balta for more information.

Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinics
Contact OCBA Public Services Coordinator Dana Mullin at 949.440.6700, ext. 110, or by email, or Leigh Ferrin, Public Law Center, at 714.541.1010, ext. 290, or by email.

Now Available from Orange County Lawyer

Both in print and on-the-go, this year's October issue features the 2019 OCBA Travel Seminar to Scotland. Click here to sign up for this unique seminar. Space is limited. First come, first served.

Have an idea that you'd love to see in print? Review our writer guidelines and submit your article for consideration.

Or want to advertise with us? Contact OCBA Publications & Social Media Manager Jane Tang at 949.440.6700 ext. 123, or jtang@ocbar.org to take advantage of a special OCBA member discount.

Young Lawyers Division

Learn more about the OCBA Young Lawyers Division or join today! Here are some great opportunities to connect with fellow YLD members.

OCBA Trivia Night
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
Muldoon's Irish Pub, Newport Beach

OCBA YLD Seminar: Civility
Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
OCBA Headquarters, Newport Beach

OCBA YLD Community Outreach Orangewood Volunteer Event
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
Orangewood Children’s Home, Orange

OCBA YLD Diversity & Inclusion Committee Presents: Navigating yOUR Discomfort
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018
Troutman Sanders LLP, Irvine

Masters Division

Learn more about the OCBA Masters Division and discover unique networking opportunities.

Check out photos from the most recent events on the OCBA Masters Division webpage.

OCBA Trivia Night
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
Muldoon's Irish Pub, Newport Beach

OCCDBA, FBA & OCBA Masters Division MCLE Seminar: The Dark Web
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
University of California, Irvine

Law School Corner

Tax Policy Colloquium: Kyle Pomerleau

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
UCI Law Building 3750, Irvine

Kyle Pomerleau, Tax Foundation, is the presenter at this session of the Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy Colloquium, which invites leading tax scholars and tax-policy experts to present their works in progress to a tax law seminar class at UC Irvine School of Law. Click here for more information.


OCBA Open House & Section Specialty Day
at Western State College of Law

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Western State College of Law, Irvine

Western State law student members are invited meet practicing lawyers from OCBA Sections. Learn about the different areas of law and the value of becoming and OCBA section member. The event will take place in Moot Court Room 233 A-B from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Complimentary lunch will be provided. RSVP by Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 at membership@ocbar.org or at 949.440.6700, ext. 103. Click here for more information.


News from UC Irvine School of Law

Upcoming MCLE Programs

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
OCBA Trust & Estates Section Annual Seminar

Presented by the OCBA Trust & Estates Section

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
California’s New Rules of Professional Conduct: Be Prepared!

Presented by the OCBA Education Committee

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
OCBA Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Law Update

Presented by the OCBA Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
OCBA California Insurance Law Annual Update

Presented by the OCBA Insurance Law Section

Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
OCBA YLD Seminar: Civility
Presented by the OCBA Young Lawyers Division

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018
OCBA Appellate Law Annual Section Seminar & Sills Award Presentation

Presented by the OCBA Appellate Law Section

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
The Dark Web

Presented by the OCCDBA, FBA & OCBA Masters Division

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
OCBA Ethics Update 2018

Presented by the OCBA Education Committee

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
OCBA Specialty Credit Night

Presented by the OCBA Education Committee

March 22-30, 2019
OCBA Travel Seminar to Scotland

*Space is limited. First come, first served.*
Presented by the OCBA Education Committee

Join the OCBA Lawyer Referral
& Information Service

Need to expand your practice or build your client base? Join or renew your LRIS membership now and receive carefully screened referrals by trained representatives. LRIS is a trusted referral program that has proudly served the Orange County community for over 55 years. Elder Law and Medical Malpractice attorneys are especially needed. Please click here for more information or email us at lris@ocbar.org.

Affiliate Bars

2nd Annual Diversity & Inclusion- Unity in Service Celebration


To submit affiliate bar events or news to the Orange County Lawyer, contact OCBA Publications & Social Media Manager Jane Tang.

From the Courts & State Bar

For more information, please visit the Courts and State Bar websites.

 

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