The following members have been appointed by OCBA President-Elect Christina Zabat-Fran, Lanvin Group, to serve on the 2023 Nominating Committee.
Nominations are being accepted for four seats for Directors At Large. All active attorney OCBA members are eligible to run for the Director At Large seats on the Board, regardless of the location of their principal office.
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced his nomination of three Court of Appeal Justices: Justice Brian Currey as Presiding Justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, Division Four; Judge Helen Zukin as an Associate Justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, Division Four; and Judge Martha Gooding as an Associate Justice of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Three.
The Governor also announced his appointment of 27 Superior Court Judges, which include one in Orange County.
The new and amended local rules listed below will become effective June 1, 2023.
It's with great sadness that the OCBA announces the passing of Danni R. Murphy, 2001 President.
Michael G. Balmages, Esq. is an accomplished mediator and discovery referee with extensive experience as a trial lawyer, general counsel, and transactional lawyer.
Join the OCWLA at their Annual Gala on Wednesday, October 17, 2023 to promote the advancement of women in the legal profession and support this year's awardees. Formal attire is encouraged.
Congratulations to OCBA Members Monica E. Glicken, Public Law Center; Kate Marr, Community Legal Aid SoCal; Antoinette Naddour, Veterans Legal Institute; and Brooke A. Weitzman, Elder Law & Disability Rights Center, on being honored with Congressman Correa's 2023 Women of the Year Award.
IRVINE, CA (May 15, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. announced three new principals have joined its Orange County office. Christian J. Keeney, Patricia A. Matias and Alis M. Moon join the firm from Ogletree Deakins.
Judicate West, one of California’s leading providers of private dispute resolution services, has added Judge James L. Crandall, formerly with the Orange County Superior Court, to its roster of neutrals.