The OCBA leadership election is now open for online voting. Go to www.ocbar.org/vote to cast your vote. Voting closes at 2:30 p.m. Monday, September 24, 2018.Only active attorney members are eligible to vote.
Hon. Kirk Nakamura was elected Presiding Judge, and Hon. Erick L. Larsh Assistant Presiding Judge in an uncontested election for the two top posts of the Superior Court of California, County of Orange. Both Judge Nakamura and Judge Larsh will begin their two-year terms on January 1, 2019.
OCBA Past President Jennifer Keller, a founding partner at Keller/Anderle LLP, was named 2018 Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame by the California Lawyers Association.
OCBA members L. Song Richardson, Casey Johnson, Rick McNeil, and Karina Gutierrez were recognized at the 2nd Annual Diversity & Inclusion Unity in Service Celebration.
OCBA member Frank Barbaro of Frank P. Barbaro & Associates was named 2018 TOP GUN Hall of Fame recipient by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.
OCBA member James Yang joined the intellectual property law firm of Klein, O’Neill & Singh LLP as a Partner.
OCBA member Kristin Walker-Probst was elected Managing Partner and new Member in Charge for Severson & Werson’s Orange County office.
Severson & Werson announced the elevation of six attorneys as its newest Members, three of whom are OCBA members David Berkley, Genevieve Walser-Jolly, and Matthew Garfinkle.