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OCBA Charitable Fund Announces 2018 Annual Benefit Honorees - 5/21/2018

The OCBA Charitable Fund is pleased to announce the honorees of its 2018 Annual Benefit Raise Your Glass, a wine tasting and charity awards benefit organized in support of efforts to enhance the system of justice and promote equal justice for all. Read More..

OCBA-Led Amici Brief Supporting OC Superior Court Helps Secure Partial-Summary-Judgment Victory Preserving Litigants’ Privacy Interests - 5/15/2018

The OCBA—leading a coalition of amici including the National Association of Women Lawyers, Family Violence Appellate Project, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Public Law Center, and Veterans Legal Institute—has helped the Orange County Superior Court maintain its policy of reviewing newly e-filed unlimited civil complaints before making them publicly available, in an effort to prevent disclosure of litigants’ statutorily protected sensitive, confidential information. Read More..

OCBA Diversity Summer Social: Where Community Connects - 5/11/2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Twenty Eight Restaurant & Bar, Irvine
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OCBA Homeless Outreach - Donations Needed for Courtyard Operational Partners - 5/10/2018

Courtyard Operational Partners is currently in need of the following donations: coffee, deodorant, sports bras, men’s underwear, adult pull ups, women’s underwear, stretch belts, shower shoes, razors, combs & brushes, c batteries, bulk liquid hand soap, tennis and work shoes, 2oz cups. Read More..

Orange County Bar Association Releases Ratings of Candidates Running for Judicial Office in June 5 Election - 5/4/2018

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 25, 2018— As a public service to assist the voters in Orange County, the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) has conducted a review of both candidates running for Superior Court Judge in the June 5 election.  Read More..

OCAABA Seeks Applications for the First Judge Arthur Nakazato Memorial Scholarship - 4/13/2018

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 30, 2018

The Orange County Asian American Bar Association is offering awards to two law school students in the Orange County area. 

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OCWLA Offers July 2018 Bar Stipends - 4/9/2018

Application Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association will offer stipend awards to two law school students who are preparing to take the bar exam. 

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Daniel Glassman Newly Appointed as OCBA MFA Committee Co-Chair - 4/6/2018

The OCBA is pleased to announce that member Daniel Glassman of Crowell & Moring has been newly appointed as co-chair of the OCBA Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee. Read More..

OCWLA Seeks Nominations for the First Advancement of Women Award - 3/15/2018

Nomination Deadline: Monday, April 30, 2018
The Orange County Women Lawyers Association (OCWLA), an affiliate bar of the OCBA, seeks nominations for its inaugural "Advancement of Women" Award.

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OCBA Masters Division Honors 2018 Legends of the Law - 3/15/2018

The OCBA is pleased to share that Justice Raymond J. Ikola, Court of Appeal, and attorney Allan H. StokkeCorrigan Welbourn Stokke, APLC, were named the 2018 Legends of the Law Award recipients by the OCBA Masters Division. Read More..

Governor Brown Announces Newly Appointed Orange County Superior Court Judges - 2/28/2018

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Cynthia M. HerreraKimberly A. Knill, and Thomas S. McConville to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court. Read More..

Special Thanks to Bridging the Gap Speakers and Participants - 2/26/2018

Presented by the Orange County Bar Association, the OCBA Young Lawyers Division, and the Daily Journal, this biannual event took place on Saturday, Feb. 10 and helped recent admittees to the California State Bar “bridge the gap” between law school and law practice through an invaluable introduction to the Orange County Courts and legal community.  Read More..

Four OCBA Members Added to Public Law Center Board - 2/22/2018

OCBA members Joseph L. Chairez of BakerHostetler, Adrianne Marshack of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Joel S. Miliband of Brown Rudnick LLP, and Nicole Whyte of Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara LLP were added to the Public Law Center Board of Directors this year. Read More..

Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund Awards $205,000 in Grants to Orange County Charities - 2/15/2018

The Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund announces its annual grant recipients, providing a total of $205,000 to 15 law-related organizations and programs in Orange County. A special reception for grant recipients will be held tonight, Feb. 15, 2018, at the OCBA office in Newport Beach, Calif. Read More..

Orange County Bar Association Honors Attorney Julie McCoy with Franklin G. West Award - 1/19/2018

Last night, the Orange County Bar Association will present attorney Julie M. McCoy with the Franklin G. West Award at its 2018 Judges’ Night & Annual Meeting at the Irvine Marriott in Irvine, Calif.  Read More..

Passing of the Hon. Arthur Nakazato - 1/19/2018

The United States District Court, Central District of California, mourns the loss of retired Magistrate Judge Arthur Nakazato, who passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the age of 65. Read More..

Orange County Bar Association Installs Nikki Presley Miliband as 2018 OCBA President - 1/18/2018

Today, the Orange County Bar Association will install Nikki Presley Miliband as the 2018 OCBA President, along with the OCBA officers and board of directors. Ms. Miliband will be installed during the OCBA’s premier legal event, Judges’ Night, held at the Irvine Marriott. Read More..

OCWLA Calls for Grant Applications - 1/4/2018

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA, is currently accepting applications for its philanthropic giving. All applications must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2018. Read More..

OCWLA Calls for Judge & Attorney of the Year Nominations - 1/4/2018

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA, requests nominations for this year's Judge of the Year and Attorney of the Year. Nominations must be submitted via email to the OCWLA office by 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 12, 2018.  Read More..

Governor Brown Appoints Judge Goethals to Fourth District Court of Appeal - 12/22/2017

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of OCBA member Judge Thomas M. Goethals as associate justice, Division Three of the Fourth District Court of Appeal. Read More..

Governor Brown Appoints Two OCBA Members to Orange County Superior Court - 12/22/2017

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of OCBA members Jeremy D. Dolnick and David J. Hesseltine to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court.

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L. Song Richardson Named Dean of UCI School of Law - 12/22/2017

Distinguished legal scholar and teacher L. Song Richardson is the next dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law, effective Jan. 1, 2018, becoming the only woman of color to serve in this role among U.S. News & World Report’s top 30 law schools. Read More..

OCBA Announces Newly Appointed Board Members for Three-Year Board Terms - 11/20/2017

The OCBA is proud to announce two newly appointed Board Members. Kate Corrigan (Corrigan Welbourn Stokke, APLC) and Yolanda V. Torres (Law Office of Yolanda V. Torres) were recently appointed for three-year board terms. Read More..

OCWLA Announces 2018 Officers & Directors - 11/16/2017

The OCBA congratulates and welcomes the new officers and directors of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA.

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Thank You to Our OCBA Veterans - 11/10/2017

To acknowledge the tremendous sacrifice and service given by veterans of many conflicts, the OCBA invited its members to submit photos of themselves in their service. This montage of photos represents the selflessness of many in our Orange County legal community who have served in the armed forces and reflects our gratitude for their sacrifices.

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Chapman University Law Mediation Clinic Receives Ninth Circuit Award - 11/9/2017

The OCBA is pleased to share that Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law received the 2017 Ninth CircuitAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Education Award in recognition of the good work of the school’s Mediation Clinics. Read More..

Resource: 2017 Northern California Wildfires Helping Handbook - 11/9/2017

A resource compiled by Morrison & Foerster for those affected by Southern California wildfires  Read More..

OCBA To Honor Attorney Julie M. McCoy With Franklin G. West Award - 11/9/2017

The OCBA is pleased to announce attorney Julie McCoy as the next Franklin G. West Award recipient.  Read More..

Governor Brown Appoints Three OCBA Members to Orange County Superior Court - 11/2/2017

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of OCBA members Scott B. Cooper, Andre De La Cruz, and Katherine E. Lewis to judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court. Read More..

OCBA Honors Harmon G. Scoville Honoree John Bergen and Volunteers - 10/27/2017

The OCBA honored its member volunteers for their dedicated service and community volunteerism throughout the year. A special highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Harmon G. Scoville Award to attorney John Bergen. Read More..
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