Orange County Superior Court: Rules and Forms - Invitation to Comment - Spring 2024

The Rules and Forms Committee of the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, has proposed new and revised Local Rules of Court. Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 10.613, the Court invites you to comment on the following changes to the local rules. If approved, the proposed changes will be effective July 1, 2024.

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OCBA Releases Ratings of Candidates Running for Judicial Office in Orange County

As a public service to assist the voters in Orange County, the Orange County Bar Association (“OCBA”) has conducted a review and evaluation of the 6 candidates running for Superior Court Judge in the March 5 election. 

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Judicial Council of California Newly Adopted and Amended Rules - Effective Date January 22, 2024

The Judicial Council recently adopted and amended rule(s) with the effective date of January 22, 2024.

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Orange County Superior Court Announcement: Family Law Division Opens Application Process For Pro Bono Services List- Servicemember Civil Relief Act

The Family Law division of Orange County Superior Court has opened the application process to establish a list of available counsel for appointment of pro bono services.

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Governor Newsom Announces Newly Appointed Orange County Superior Court Judge

Governor Gavin Newsom announced his appointment of 16 Superior Court Judges, which includes one in Orange County.

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Awards & Accolades

OCBA Members Recognized as The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 in 75 Categories

The OCBA is proud to share that OCBA members were selected more than 800 times as Best Lawyers for 2024 in 75 categories.

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Benchmark Litigation Names OCBA Past President Jennifer Keller to “The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” and Recognizes Four Members as "Star Litigators"

Benchmark Litigation Names OCBA Past President Jennifer Keller to “The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” and Recognizes Four Members as "Star Litigators".

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The Daily Journal Names OCBA Members As Top 100 Lawyers of 2023

The Daily Journal recently published their 2023 Top 100 Lawyers list and recognized 11 OCBA members.

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Members On The Move

OCBA Board Member Sharon Oh-Kubisch Joins Kahana Feld as Partner

Kahana Feld recently announce that Sharon Oh-Kubisch, Esq., joined the firm as a Partner at the Irvine Office.

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Snell & Wilmer Elevates Three OCBA Members

Snell & Wilmer announced that six attorneys have been elected to join the firm’s partnership, effective March 1, 2024, including Orange County-based attorney Marshall J. Hogan. Additionally, six attorneys were promoted to the counsel role, effective January 1, 2024, including Orange County-based Katharine A. Adams and Jenny Hua.

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OCBA Member Judge Linda S. Marks Joins Judicate West

Judicate West, one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services, has added Judge Linda S. Marks, formerly with the Orange County Superior Court, to its roster of neutrals.

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