OCBA Launches Appellate Law Summer Academy for Law Students and New Graduates

A series of four one-hour Webinar programs in July and August to provide law students with practical knowledge in appellate law. Register for Each Program Individually – Certificate Awarded Upon Completion of All 4 Programs!  

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Scott Kelly Selected as Orange County Grand Jury Foreperson

​Scott Kelly, of Fullerton, was selected as the foreperson for the 2020- 2021 Orange County Grand Jury, Orange County Superior Court Presiding Judge Kirk Nakamura announced last week.

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OCCDL Law Student Mentorship Program

The Orange County Coalition for Diversity in the Law (OCCDL) is organizing a mentorship program for law students from Southern California law schools and is looking for attorneys to participate in the program.

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OCBA COVID-19 Office Supplies Drive for Legal Aid Providers

Given the unprecedented issues impacting the Orange County community caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, local legal aid organizations have had to transition staff to working at home, which has drastically impacted their budgets and needs.

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OCBA Office Closed, OCBA Staff Working Remotely

While our office will be closed, we will be working remotely to continue to serve our members and legal community.

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Awards & Accolades

Franchise Times Welcomes OCBA Member Elizabeth Weldon Into the Legal Eagle Hall of Fame

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.

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OCBA Member Reuben Camper Cahn Selected as Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

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OCBA Member Michael Balmages Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from OC Superior Court Temporary Judge Program

OCBA member Michael Balmages received the first “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Orange County Superior Court Temporary Judge Program in recognition of his 35 years of service to the court as a volunteer, temporary judge, trainer, and mentor.

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Members On The Move

Snell & Wilmer Continues Growth in Southern California With New San Diego Office

Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce the opening of a new location in San Diego.

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OCBA Members Jeff Roberts and Michael Jeandron Announce Partnership Formation

OCBA members Jeff Roberts and Michael Jeandron have formed a new law partnership to serve personal injury victims.

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Fisher Phillips Continues Irvine Growth, Adds Two OCBA Attorney Members

Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, announces the additions of Ben Ammerman as Of Counsel and Michael S. Armstrong as an associate in its Irvine office.

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