2020 Article Index


Index to Articles Appearing in Volume 62, 2020
Orange County Lawyer Magazine


As a service to our readers, the following is an index of Features, Special Features, Columns, and select Departments appearing in calendar year 2020. This index is arranged alphabetically by main article topic, then alphabetically within that topic.


Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Arbitration: What Do We Learn From the Recent California Court of Appeal Decision in Lonky v. Patel?, by Peter D. Collisson, Dec. p.42

Attorney Wellness and Quality of Life

  • Cover: In Times of Crisis, Look for the Opportunities, by Gerald D. Bloch, May p.26
  • Cover: Overwhelmed? Five Strategies Lawyers Can Implement Today to Reduce Stress and Find More Hours in the Day, by Erin F. Giglia and Laurie G. Rowen, May p.30
  • Cover: Reducing Stress in the Practice of Law: More Practical Tips, by Neil Pedersen, May p.22
  • Lawyer Well-Being and Competency in the Covid Era, by Diane C. Bass, Dec. p.40
  • Out of Office: On Course With the Lady Birdies, by Kelly L. Galligan and Andrea W.S. Paris, March p.56
  • Reducing Stress in the Practice of Law: Some Practical Tips, by Neil Pedersen, Jan. p.30

Business Litigation

  • Anticipated Litigation in the Wake of COVID-19: Price Gouging Claims, by Samantha E. Dorey and James C. Truxaw, June p.36
  • Beyond Force Majeure and Frustration of Purpose: How Else to Defend a Contract Claim Based on the COVID-19 Pandemic, by Brodie H. Smith, June p.32

Civil Rights

  • Trump v. Hawaii: Is Korematsu Really Dead?, by the Honorable Kirk H. Nakamura, Jan. p.24
  • Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia: A Landmark Win for the LGBTQ+ Community or a Mask for Private Religious Discrimination?. by Darren J. Campbell and Casey R. Johnson, Sept. p.24

Commercial Law & Bankruptcy

  • Finality in Bankruptcy Court: The Supreme Court’s Consensus in Ritzen May Spawn Dissensus in Practice, by Annette Jarvis and Matthew J. Olson, June p.42
  • Prescient Changes in Bankruptcy: Subchapter V of the Small Business Reorganization Act and California’s Increased Homestead Exemption, by Lei Lei Wang Ekvall, Dec. p.30

Constitutional Law

  • Will the Supreme Court Decision in Timbs v. Indiana Mark an End to “Policing for Profit”? by Anthony T. Caso, Jan. p.35

Construction Law

  • The Rise of Technology in the Construction Industry, by Terri H. Bui, Sept. p.37

Data Privacy

  • A Guide to Building Cyber Resilience, by Adam V. Abresch, Nov. p.40
  • Attorney General’s Regulations Leave Businesses in a Quandary, by Joseph W. Guzzetta and Evelina Manukyan, Oct. p.40
  • Balancing Privacy Against the Right to Discover Relevant Medical Records, by Seymour B. Everett III and James C. Truxaw, March p.36
  • China’s 2020 Cryptography Law in the Context of China’s Burgeoning Data Privacy and Security Regime, by Carolyn K. Luong, Apr. p. 31
  • Your Biometrics: Private, or Not?, by Eunice Park, Feb. p.32

Elder Law & Special Needs

  • Conservatorships for Adult-Age Special Needs Children, by Weily Yang, Feb. p.45
  • Why Financial Elder Abuse Is a Rising Crime and What You Can Do About It, by Noah B. Herbold, Dec. p.34

Entertainment, Sports & Marketing Law

  • Defamatory Reviews on Yelp and Other Consumer Review Websites, by Marcel Budiono, Apr. p.42
  • Social Media Influencers as Endorsers: Pitfalls and Best Practices to Avoid the Ire of the FTC, by Gregory A. Nylen, Apr. p.37

Environmental Law

  • “Dark Waters” Come to Orange County, by Jeremy N. Jungreis and Jason Dadakis, May p.46

Ethics and Professional Responsibility

  • Ethically Speaking: 2019 Year in Review, by Members of the OCBA Professionalism and Ethics Committee, Jan. p.56
  • Ethically Speaking: A Closer Look at the State Bar’s Proposed Ethics Opinion on Alternative Litigation Funding, by Michael D. Stewart, Mar. p.60
  • Ethically Speaking: Complying With Your Ethical Duties During COVID-19, by Jeremy G. Suiter, Nov. p.47
  • Ethically Speaking: Counseling Civil Disobedience in the Age of COVID-19, by Suzanne Burke Spencer and Robert K. Sall, July p.49
  • Ethically Speaking: Documenting the Engagement: Where Minimal Compliance Is Not Enough, by Scott B. Garner, Sept. p.48
  • Ethically Speaking: Ethical Concerns Arising From Litigation Funding Agreements, by Paul A. Stewart, Feb. p.58
  • Ethically Speaking: Ethical Issues in Working Remotely, by Toby J. Rothschild, Aug. p.49
  • Ethically Speaking: Ethical Obligations Regarding Data Security, by Carole J. Buckner, May p.54
  • Ethically Speaking: Jackson v. LegalMatch.com: An Examination of Online Lead Generation Services for Attorneys, by Cathy Tran Moses, Apr. p.57
  • Ethically Speaking: Mind Your Ds & Qs: A Summary Guide to Complying With the State Fund Rule, by Alexander J. Pinto, Oct. p.51
  • Ethically Speaking: Terminating the Attorney-Client Relationship: Mum’s the Word, by Nicole Nuzzo, Dec. p.51
  • Ethically Speaking: The Potential Ethical Pitfalls of Social Media, by Jason M. Caruso, June p.52

Family Law

  • COVID-19 Gives Rise to the Birth of the Remote Voluntary Settlement Conference Program, by Daniel P. Monarch and Daniel J. Boehm, Aug. p.36
  • Family Law Corner: Riddle Me This: A Review of In re Marriage of Riddle and When to Argue For/Against Multi-Year Averaged Income for Child & Spousal Support, by Samantha L. Weissman, Jan. p.50


  • Evictions in a COVID-19 World, by Ugochi Anaebere-Nicholson, Oct. p.32
  • Orange County, Homelessness, and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Confluence of Disasters, by Maggie Woodruff and Brooke A. Weitzman, Oct. p.36

Humor and the Law

  • A Criminal Waste of Space: A Spaniard in the Canyon, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Jan. p.63
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: Another Bad Haircut, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, May p.59
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: Another Journal of the Plague Year, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Aug. p.53
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: Artificial Intelligence Meets Natural Ignorance, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Feb. p.63
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: Cautionary Tales, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Dec. p.55
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: How Many Judges Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Nov. p.51
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: It Costs How Much?, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Mar. p.67
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: Nothing to Fear Except Voir Dire, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, June p.55
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: The Geckos Are Coming, the Geckos Are Coming, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Apr. p.63
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: Treadmill Maintenance and Pronoun Agreement, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Oct. p.55
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: The Thirteenth Juror, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, July p.52
  • A Criminal Waste of Space: Voice Wreck-Ignition, by Justice William W. Bedsworth, Sept. p.53
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: A Left-Handed Compliment, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Sept. p.47
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: A Unicorn Emergency, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., June p.51
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: Critical Thinking, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Dec. p.49
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: Dropping Trou, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., July p.47
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: Experience Counts, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Apr. p.55
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: Flash Dancing, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., May p.53
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: Happy Cows, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., March p.59
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: Sick Leave, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Nov. p.45
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: Simon Says, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Jan. p.55
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: The Devil Is in the Details, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Oct. p.49
  • Millar’s JurisDiction, Waste Not, Want Not, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Aug. p.47
  • Millar’s JurisDiction: You Only Live Twice, by Richard W. Millar, Jr., Feb. p.57

Immigration Law

  • The Invisible Wall: Legal Immigration Challenges Facing Businesses in the Trump Era, by Mitch L. Wexler and Ralph Yoo, March p.40

Intellectual Property & Technology Law

  • Humvees, Video Games, Trademarks, and the First Amendment, by David C. Baker, Jan. p.38
  • The Role of Willfulness and Jury Trials in Trademark Infringement Actions Seeking Disgorgement of Profits, by Yen-Shyang Tseng, July p.40

Labor & Employment Law

  • Cover: How California Businesses Can Reduce Liability From COVID-Related Employment Lawsuits, by Todd R. Wulffson, Nov. p.18
  • Options for Workers During a Pandemic, by Teresa A. McQueen, May p.40
  • Cover: Seven Illegal Situations Employees Should Recognize, by Nicole A. Nguyen, Nov. p.22
  • The Implications and Use of Artificial Intelligence in Recruitment and Hiring, by Natalie A. Pierce and Tiana R. Harding, Feb. p.36

Marketing/ Client Development

  • Changes in Digital Marketing During COVID-19, by Kevin W. Brown, Nov. p.35


  • 2019 to 2020 in Review: Notable Civil Cases From the California Supreme Court, by Mary-Christine Sungaila and Marco A. Pulido, Oct. p.24
  • 2020: New Year, New Decade, and New Laws!, by James S. Azadian, March p.46
  • Furthering Career Growth and Exploring Opportunities in the Current Legal Market, by Lizzie DeVries and Pamela Davidson, Aug. p.38
  • Goodbye Justice Rylaarsdam, by Justice Eileen C. Moore, Oct. p.28
  • Index of Articles, Feb. p.48
  • Opportunities for Distressed Investors in the Current California Cannabis Market, by Joshua Schneiderman and Katherine Annuschat McCaig, July p.36
  • The Nineteenth Amendment: An Annotated History of the Journey for Women’s Suffrage, by Michelle A. Philo, Aug. p.26
  • Update From the Superior Court, by the Honorable Kirk H. Nakamura, June p.29

OCBA Awards, Profiles, Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Mentoring, Goals, Outreach, Pro Bono, Committees, Etc. .

  • Cover: 2020 Golf Tournament: A Return to Pelican Hill!, by Deirdre M. Kelly, March p.22
  • Cover: Charitable Fund’s Raise Your Glass at Home: Celebrating Local Law-Related Charities, Aug. p. 18
  • Cover: Gray Matters: Judge James P. Gray (Ret.) Celebrates Life and Liberty, by Michael L. Baroni, Feb. p.22
  • Cover: OCBA Affiliate Bars Embrace the New Normal, by Michelle A. Philo, Dec. p.24
  • Cover: Scott B. Garner: A Lawyer’s Lawyer, by Dean J. Zipser and Robert Gooding, Jr., Jan, p.22
  • Cover: Silver Linings From Community Organizations, by Mei Tsang, Dec. p.26
  • Cover: Silver Linings in 2020: The OCBA Community Finds the Helpers, by Deirdre M. Kelly, Dec. p.20
  • Cover: The 2020 Scoville Award Honoree, the Honorable Kirk H. Nakamura: A True Captain for Rough Seas, by Alan J. Crivaro and the Honorable James J. Di Cesare, Oct. p.20
  • Cover: The OCBA’s 2021 Candidates for Secretary: Shirin Forootan and Christina Zabat-Fran, Sept. p.20
  • Cover: The State Bar Takes Significant Step Towards Sweeping Changes, by Nikki Presley Miliband, July p.20
  • Cover: Who’s Who in the OCBA, Apr. p.22
  • Cover: Who’s Who in the OCBA: The Affiliate Bars, June p.20
  • COVID-19 Task Force Update, by Daniel S. Robinson, May p.35
  • Honoring an Icon: Renaming West Justice Center After Justice Stephen K. Tamura, by the Honorable Kirk H. Nakamura, Sept. p.22
  • My Personal Introduction to the YLD, by Alexander W. Avery, July p.24
  • President’s Page: 2020 The Vision Ahead, by Scott. B. Garner, Jan. p.14
  • President’s Page: Advice to My Successor: The Best Laid Plans . . ., by Scott. B. Garner, Dec. p.14
  • President’s Page: All for One and One for All: The Orange County Legal Community, by Scott. B. Garner, Sept. p.16
  • President’s Page: An Open Letter to Generation Y, by Scott. B. Garner, July p.16
  • President’s Page: Civility in the Time of Pandemic, by Scott B. Garner, Aug. p.14
  • President’s Page: Heroes Among Us, by Scott. B. Garner, June p.14
  • President’s Page: Licensees (Formerly Known as Lawyers) Fight Back, by Scott B. Garner, Feb. p.16
  • President’s Page: Giving Back: Never Easy, Always Rewarding, by Scott B. Garner, Oct. p.14
  • President’s Page: Thanks for 2020 . . . Why Not?, by Scott B. Garner, Nov. p.14
  • President’s Page: The OCBA: Something for Everyone, by Scott B. Garner, March p.16
  • President’s Page: The Show Must Go On, by Scott B. Garner, May p.16
  • President’s Page: When the Unimaginable Becomes Right Now, by Scott B. Garner, Apr. p.16
  • Spotlight: OCBA’s Inter-Generational Task Force, by Teresa A. McQueen and Josh Ji, July p.28
  • The Honorable Elizabeth G. Macias: A Leader Surrounded by Her Community, by Michelle A. Philo, May p.42
  • The Honorable Kimberly A. Knill: Appellate Lawyer Turned Trial Judge, by Aaron W. Heisler, June p.38
  • The Masters Division Honors OCBA Members Who Have Practiced Fifty Years or More, by Mark E. Minyard. Feb. p.28

Photos (by Date)

  • Jan.: OCBA Seminar: Impact of the Six-Generational Jury Pool, OCBA MFA Advanced Arbitrator Training, OCBA Tax Law Section Meeting, OCBA Elder Law & Special Needs Section Meeting, OCBA Necessities Drive, p.46; OCBA Appellate Law Section Seminar & Sills Award Presentation to Theodore Boutros, Jr., December Swearing-In Ceremonies, pp.66-67
  • Feb.: OCBA Masters Division Celebratory Luncheon, p.30; OCBA Judges’ Night & Annual Meeting, pp.52-54
  • Mar.: OCBA Last Dash, OCBA Masters Division Seminar: Artificial Intelligence in the Law, OCBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee Seminar: Your Career Sponsor, OCBA Specialty Night, pp.52-53; OCBA Corporate Counsel Section Holiday Mixer, OCBA Family Law Section Meeting, pp.70-71.
  • Apr.: OCBA Charitable Fund Grant Reception pp.52-53; OCBA Committee Leaders Orientation, OCBA Section Leaders Orientation, OCBA Meeting With Affiliate Bar Leaders pp.66-67.
  • May: OCBA Young Lawyers Division 2020 Open House & Annual Business Meeting, OCBA An Afternoon With Retired Justice Martin Jenkins, pp.62-63
  • June: Conference of California Bar Associations Legislative Day, OCBA Section Meetings, p.59
  • July: Western State College of Law Swearing-In Ceremony, OCBA & OCBA Charitable Fund Board of Directors Meeting, p.55
  • Aug.: OCBA Charitable Fund Annual Benefit Throwback, p.40
  • Sept.: OCBA Community Outreach Throwback, p.45
  • Oct.: OCBA Masters Division Throwback, p.59
  • Nov.: OCBA Community Outreach Committee Pack a To-Go Lunch Bag Event, OCBA Honors Judge Kirk H. Nakamura as the 2020 Harmon G. Scoville Honoree, Conference of California Bar Associations, p.55
  • Dec.: OCBA Charitable Fund Judge Kenneth Lae Charity Golf Scramble, p.59

Practice of Law and Procedures, and Related Issues

  • A Jury of Your Remote Peers: Is It Working?, by Seymour B. Everett, III and Samantha E. Dorey, Nov. p.32
  • Chaos Is a Ladder for the Start-up Lawyer, by Ashley J. Good, Feb. p.40
  • Dear Counsel: Billing Hours and Preparing for a Review, by Stuart B. Wolfe, July p.44
  • Electronic Filing and Original Signatures: California’s Federal and State Court Document Retention Requirements, by Makenna Miller, Oct. p.46
  • Facing Fear and Anger: Strategies for Winning With Civility, by the Honorable Franz E. Miller, Ret., Sept. p.32
  • Inching Closer to Federal Practice: California’s New Initial Disclosure Option in Civil Cases May Help Curb Discovery Abuse, by the Honorable Kimberly A. Knill, March p.32
  • Increase Collections and Avoid Costly Fee Disputes: Nine Practical Tips, by Michael S. LeBoff, Dec. p.37
  • Tech Tip: Reimagining Client Counseling on Workplace Misconduct, by Ariel D. Weindling, Dec. p.47
  • Tips Learned While Clerking in Orange County, by Sean Thomas Lobb, Nov. p.34
  • Voir Dire Lessons From Real Life, by Andra B. Greene, March p.27
  • When the Show Must Go On: Practical Considerations for Remote Depositions, by Adrianne E. Marshack and Proud Usahacharoenporn, Sept. p.28
  • Who’s Playing in Your Sandbox?, by George D. Straggas, Nov. p.38

Racial Justice

  • The Long Journey: Perspectives of Black Attorneys in Orange County, by Mei Tsang, Eeman Jalili, and Richard J. McNeil, Aug. p.28
  • The OCBA’s Racial Justice Task Force, by Dimetria A. Jackson and Larisa M. Dinsmoor, Aug. p.30

State and Local Laws

  • Adapting Your Business to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Tragedies, by Justin E. D. Daily and Reed T. Aljian, July p.34
  • California Begins the Process of Reopening for Business, by Michael A. Gregg, Bruce J. Sarchet, and Dustin Bodaghi, July p.30

Tax Law and Financial Planning

  • Avoiding Tax Surprises on Settlements or Judgments and 1099 Forms: Effects on Your Firm and Clients, by Richard Warner and Deborah Dickson, Sept. p.40
  • The Sunshine Tax: California’s Individual Income Taxation of Non-resident Service Providers, by Matthew J. Carruth and Daniel W. Layton, Apr. p. 47

Tort & Trial

  • California Personal Injury Attorneys Overcome Obstacles Due to COVID-19, by William M. Karns, June p.46

Trusts & Estates

  • Add Estate Planning to Your List of Resolutions This Year, by Darlynn C. Morgan, Jan. p.44

Veterans Affairs

  • Mitigating the Harm From Military Sexual Trauma on Our Nation’s Heroes, by Antoinette N. Balta, Caitlin Emmons, and Brendan M. Ford, Nov. p.26
  • Spotlight on OCBA VetCom: Achieving Justice for Our Warriors: Past, Present, & Future, by Sheila-Marie Finkelstein, Nov. p.30

Workers’ Compensation

  • California Worker’s Compensation in the Age of Coronavirus, by Jim L. Zoellner, Sept. p.37

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