The California State Bar is Implementing a Client Trust Account Protection Program Beginning in December 2022

Beginning in December 2022, attorneys will be able to fulfill their reporting requirements through My State Bar Profile; law firms and organizations will be able to provide account information for attorneys through agency billing.

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OCBA Young Lawyers Division 2023 Chair-Elect Nominations Now Open

The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

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Now Accepting 2022 OCBA Charitable Fund Grant Applications

Grant Application Deadline: Friday, December 2, 2022

The OCBA Charitable Fund is now accepting applications for its 2022 Grant Cycle.

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2023 OCBA Section Leadership Elections

This fall, all OCBA sections will conduct online elections for the open leadership position of Secretary/Treasurer.

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Orange County Superior Court - Press Release: Temporary Judge Application Information - Call for Applications

The Court is pleased to announce the opening of the recruitment process for highly qualified attorneys to serve as temporary judges for the new term beginning the fiscal year of July 01, 2023, through June 30, 2026. If you are interested in becoming a temporary judge, please read the APPLICATION LETTER and complete the TEMPORARY JUDGE APPLICATION.

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Awards & Accolades

OCBA Members Recognized at the "Temporary Judge Appreciation Event" held at the Orange County Superior Court

The Judges of Orange County Superior Court celebrated all volunteer lawyers that gave their time to serve our community as temporary judges during this year’s Temporary Judge Appreciation Event held on Tuesday, October 25th.

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“Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America” Selects OCBA Members to Inaugural List

Congratulations to all seven partners of Keller/Anderle LLP for their inclusion in the inaugural list of the 2023 “Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America.”

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OCBA Member Michael Balmages was Interviewed on the Podcast Masters of Dispute Resolution

Michael G. Balmages, Esq. is an accomplished mediator and discovery referee with extensive experience as a trial lawyer, general counsel, and transactional lawyer.

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Members On The Move

OCBA Member Monica Eav Glicken Named as Public Law Center's Next Executive Director

Monica Eav Glicken has been selected as PLC’s next Executive Director and General Counsel.

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OCBA Member Judge Robert Moss Joins Judicate West

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

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OCBA Member Colleen McCarthy Opens Kennedy McCarthy Law, APC

OCBA Member Colleen McCarthy recently opened Kennedy McCarthy Law, APC

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