• Orange County Bar Association
    Your Connection to the Orange County Legal Community


Now Accepting 2019 OCBA Charitable Fund Grant Applications

Grant Application Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019

The OCBA Charitable Fund is now accepting applications for its 2019 Grant Cycle.

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TMBA Seeking Applications for State Bar Exam Scholarship

TMBA will award selected applicants (first-time and repeat bar takers) with a bar scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to assist with the costs associated with preparing for and taking the bar exam.

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OCBA Announces Newly Appointed Board Members for 2020

The OCBA is proud to announce four newly appointed Board Members.

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Awards & Accolades

Congratulations to Louis Schotemeyer Named 2019 OCBJ General Counsel Awards Winner

The OCBA is pleased to announce that member Louis Schotemeyer, general counsel at William Lyon Homes, was named Orange County Business Journal General Counsel Awards 2019 Rising Star. 

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FBA/OC Awarded Presidential Achievement Award at FBA Convention

The Federal Bar Assocation, Orange County Chapter, an affiliate bar of the OCBA, was awarded the Presidential Achievement Award for chapter activity at the 2019 FBA National Meeting and Convention in Tampa, Florida.

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CBA Honors OCBA Members Ronald Schwartz and the Honorable H. Shaina Colover

The Celtic Bar Association, an affiliate bar of the OCBA, honored OCBA members Ronald Schwartz and the Honorable H. Shaina Colover as Lawyer of the Year and Judge of the Year respectively.

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Members On The Move

Greenberg Traurig Adds Restructuring Shareholder David Guess in Orange County

Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added member David Guess as a shareholder in the firm’s Orange County office.

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OCBA Member Kari Gibson Joins Fisher Phillips

OCBA member Kari Gibson joins the Irvine office of Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, as an associate.

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OCBA Members Mark Powell and Charles Daff Expand Snell & Wilmer's Private Client Services in the OC

OCBA members Mark Powell and Charles Daff, a partner and associate at Snell & Wilmer respectively, expand the firm's Orange County private client services group.

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