The OCBA's annual Board of Directors Election closed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. In accordance with the OCBA bylaws, 2020 President-Elect Larisa M. Dinsmoor will succeed to the Presidency in 2021.
The Orange County Superior Court’s North Justice Center (NJC) has remained closed due to building safety concerns. A decision has been made to keep the building closed through Friday, October 2, 2020.
OCBA member Elizabeth M. Weldon, a partner at Snell & Wilmer, has been invited to join the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.
OCBA member Elizabeth M. Weldon, a partner at Snell & Wilmer, has been named as a 2020 Legal Eagle by Franchise Times for the tenth consecutive year, marking her induction into the Legal Eagle Hall of Fame.
OCBA member Steffi Gascón Hafen, California Partner at Snell & Wilmer, has been re-elected for a second term as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Orange County Head Start, Inc.
OCBA member Amanda Barbatoe has joined the ELDR Center as a staff attorney.
OCBA Board Member Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila has joined the firm Buchalter as Chair of its Appellate practice.