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06/24/22 Statement from OCHBA Regarding Roe vs. Wade Decision - 6/27/2022

Roe vs. Wade Statement from OCHBA.

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Orange County Superior Court - 4th Amended Administrative Order 21/07 - 6/24/2022

Effective July 1, 2022, the Zoom program will be expanded to include Civil Limited proceedings.

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OCBA Member Judge Robert Moss Joins Judicate West - 6/14/2022

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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Orange County Superior Court - Press Release: Temporary Judge Applications Are Now Available Online - 6/8/2022

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.

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Super Lawyers Names OCBA Members As Up-and-Coming Southern California Rising Stars - 6/8/2022

The Super Lawyers 2022 Up-and-Coming Southern California Rising Stars edition recognized OCBA members.

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Governor Newsom Announces Newly Appointed Orange County Superior Court Judge - 6/6/2022

Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Superior Court judge in Orange County.

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Call for Nominations: 2022 Harmon G. Scoville Award - 6/2/2022

Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 5, 2022

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Orange County Superior Court - Administrative Civil Order AC 01/22 - 5/31/2022

This order is effective May 24, 2022.

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OCBA Charitable Fund Judge Kenneth Lae Charity Golf Scramble 2022 Results - 5/26/2022

Congratulations to all the tournament and contest winners!

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OCBA Member Jennifer Keller Named to 2022 list of "California’s Top Women Lawyers" - 5/26/2022

OCBA Member Jennifer Keller named to 2022 list of "California’s Top Women Lawyers" by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals.

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June 2022 Cover Story - Overcoming Obstacles to DEI in the Legal Profession - 5/25/2022

A case for revamping legal education as it relates to DEI in the profession.

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June 2022 Cover Story - 2022 Brings a Flood of Anti-LGBT Legislation Across the Country - 5/25/2022

LGBTQ+ folks are losing legal protections in many states.

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June 2022 Cover Story - Being an Iranian American Lawyer: A Reflection on Intersectionality - 5/25/2022

Two Iranian American attorneys describe how their experiences inform their practice of law.

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June 2022 Cover Story - Reflections on Elitism in the Law - 5/25/2022

An attorney’s life experience makes him pause to reconsider the process of becoming a lawyer.

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June 2022 Cover Story - Fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace - 5/25/2022

Steps to achieve a diverse and inclusive law firm.

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June 2022 President’s Page - Ten Things for OCBA Members to Do in June - 5/25/2022

Summer sports, service, and socials.

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June 2022 Peek at Pro Bono - Advocating for Veterans in Orange County - 5/25/2022

Veterans’ legal clinics make a real difference in people’s lives.

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June 2022 Ethically Speaking - The Ethics of Takin on New Clients - 5/25/2022

Key California Rules of Professional Conduct that pertain to accepting new clients.

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June 2022 Dean’s Corner - Dean’s Corner: A Commitment to Diversifying the Legal Profession - 5/25/2022

A note from the interim dean of the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University.

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June 2022 Millar’s JurisDiction - A Picture’s Worth - 5/25/2022

A different type of exposure in court.

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June 2022 A Criminal Waste of Space - Been There, Done That - 5/25/2022

Stay in the game till you find your groove. It’ll be worth it.

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Orange County Superior Court - Administrative Order No. 22/02 - 5/17/2022

This order is effective May 17, 2022, and will remain in effect through December 31, 2022, or
until amended or repealed.

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Orange County Bar Association Releases Ratings of Candidates Running for Judicial Office in June 7 Election - 5/11/2022

As a public service to assist the voters in Orange County, the Orange County Bar Association (“OCBA”) has conducted a review and evaluation of the 24 candidates running for Superior Court Judge in the June 7 election. 

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Governor Newsom Announces Nomination of Judge Joanne Motoike and Appointment of One Superior Court Judge in Orange County - 5/9/2022

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced his nomination of Judge Joanne Motoike to serve as an Associate Justice of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Three. The Governor also announced his appointment of one Superior Court Judge in Orange County.

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Orange County Superior Court Announces Judicial Mentor Program Workshop - 5/3/2022

Orange County Superior Court’s Judicial Mentor Program is hosting a virtual workshop at 12:15 PM, on May 18, 2022, via ZOOM.

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OCBA Announces 2022 Nominating Committee - 4/28/2022

The following members have been appointed by OCBA President-Elect Michael Gregg, Littler Mendelson, to serve on the 2022 Nominating Committee.

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May 2022 A Criminal Waste of Space - Guten Morgan - 4/27/2022

Mornings have their challenges in any language.

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May 2022 Ethically Speaking - “So You’re Leaving the Firm”: Ethical Considerations When a Lawyer Ends Their Employment - 4/27/2022

Leaving a firm does not absolve an attorney of all obligations toward clients.

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May 2022 Millar’s JurisDiction - Class Act - 4/27/2022

A class action that reminded Millar of a Beatles song.

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May 2022 President’s Page - Wonderful Night for Joel, Judges, and the Bar - 4/27/2022

Judges’ Night was one for the books!

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May 2022 Cover Story - 3D Printing at the Point of Care: Compliance and Liability Concerns - 4/27/2022

Will the FDA further regulate healthcare providers who trigger manufacturer rules by printing medical devices or supplies?

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OCBA Mentoring Committee: Spring Mentoring Café - 4/26/2022

The OCBA Mentoring Committee invites OCBA members to sign up as a Protégé or Mentor

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OCBA Member Colleen McCarthy Opens Kennedy McCarthy Law, APC - 4/25/2022

OCBA Member Colleen McCarthy recently opened Kennedy McCarthy Law, APC

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Orange County Superior Court - Third Amended Administrative Order No. 21/07 - 4/22/2022

3rd Amended Administrative Order and announcement regarding the Court’s expansion of our online Check-in/Zoom program effective Friday, April 22, 2022.

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OCBA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Mock Interview Program - 4/22/2022

The OCBA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is conducting a Mock Interview Program to help job seekers.

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Judge William W. Bedsworth Celebrates 25 Years on the Court of Appeal - 4/11/2022

Congratulations on 25 years on the Court of Appeal.

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Orange County Superior Court - 1st Amended Administrative Order No. 20/17 Required Safety Measures for COVID-19 Exposure - 4/8/2022

Persons who test positive for COVID-19 or display symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19 will not be allowed to enter Court facilities for at least five days.

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OCAAJO 2022 Judicial Election Candidates Community Forum - 3/31/2022

Don’t Miss this Opportunity to Meet the Candidates Running for Orange County Superior Court Judge.

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April 2022 A Criminal Waste of Space - A Fistful of Mush - 3/31/2022

Why Beds’ writing does not always accurately convey his thoughts.

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April 2022 Ethically Speaking - The Fiduciary Duty to Communicate With Your Client About Acts of Malpractice - 3/31/2022

Navigating the tension between an attorney’s self-interest and the duty to disclose errors to one’s client.

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