OCBA Announces 2021 Nominating Committee

The following members have been appointed by OCBA President-Elect Daniel Robinson, Robinson Calcagnie, Inc., to serve on the 2021 Nominating Committee. President-Elect Robinson will serve as the Chair.

  • Daniel S. Robinson, Robinson Calcagnie, Inc., Committee Chair
  • Antoinette N. Balta, Veterans Legal Institute
  • Joseph L. Chairez, Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Larisa M. Dinsmoor, Orange County Public Defender's Office
  • Todd G. Friedland, Stephens Friedland LLP
  • Scott B. Garner, Umberg/Zipser LLP
  • John S. Gibson, DLA Piper LLP
  • Michael A. Gregg, Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Deirdre M. Kelly, Western State College of Law
  • Teresa A. McQueen, Western Growers Association
  • Nikki P. MilibandGood Wildman
  • Lei Lei Wang EkvallSmiley Wang-Ekvall, LLP
  • Christina Zabat-Fran, St. John Knits
  • Dean J. ZipserUmberg /Zipser LLP

Nominations are being accepted for three 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.

Nominations are also being accepted for the Office of Secretary. The individual elected as Secretary will serve a one-year term in that office beginning January 1, 2022. This is a multi-year commitment. Following their year as Secretary, the individual will be expected to continue to serve on the Executive Committee in the following capacities: Treasurer (2023), President-Elect (2024), President (2025), and Immediate Past President (2026).

Applications should be submitted to the OCBA Nominating Committee, c/o OCBA, P.O. Box 6130, Newport Beach, CA  92658 or e-mailed to OCBAadmin@ocbar.org. All nominations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 28, 2021. Click here to download the application. The Nominating Committee, chaired by President-Elect Dan Robinson, will meet in July to select the slate of candidates for the OCBA election in the fall.