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OC Lawyer Cover Story

January 2023 Cover Story - The 2023 President Looks to the Past to Inform the Future

Michael relies on strong values passed on from his grandmother and mother, and aims to share history of Orange County’s legal community.

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December 2022 Cover Story - Orange County’s Appellate Justices of the 4/3

The justices of 4th District Court of Appeal, Division 3 share their wisdom about topics ranging from the practice of law to whom they might choose to be stranded with on an island.

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November 2022 Cover Story - Scoville Award Honoree Richard J. McNeil Champions Others’ Needs as His Own

This year’s honoree leads through service.

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October 2022 Cover Story - A Sign of the Times: Commercial Speech Under Fire

Rules about billboards have their day in court.

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October 2022 Cover Story - The Supreme Court Rejects Abortion Rights and Gun License Restrictions

Diverging from precedent, this Term will result in stark distinctions between different state laws.

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October 2022 Cover Story - Administrative Law After the 2021 U.S. Supreme Court Term: Climate Change, Immigration, and Separation of Powers

Two cases this Term indicate a new judicial focus on agency action.

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October 2022 Cover Story - The 2022 Term Was a Mixed Bag for Arbitration

The Court honors the FAA’s purpose while rejecting some more specific rules.

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October 2022 Cover Story - The Roberts Courts’ Continued Protection of Religious Liberty

Out with excessive entanglement tests, and in with support for religious programs.

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September 2022 Cover Story - The OCBA’s 2023 Secretarial Candidates: Teresa A. McQueen and Shirin Forootan

Meet the candidates to be next year’s OCBA Secretary. The choice is yours . . .  vote online!

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August 2022 Cover Story - Raise Your Glass 2022

Please join the OCBA Charitable Fund in toasting great causes.

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July 2022 Cover Story - Who’s Who in the OCBA: The Affiliate Bars

Learn more about the OCBA’s affiliate bars and consider joining one . . . or four.

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

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

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

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

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

Steps to achieve a diverse and inclusive law firm.

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

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

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April 2022 Cover Story - Let’s Swing Into Action to Support Our Community

The OCBA Charitable Fund’s golf tournament will be May 23, 2022!

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March 2022 Cover Story - 2022 Who’s Who in the OCBA

This year’s OCBA Executive Committee, Board of Directors, section leaders, and committee chairs promote the OCBA’s mission.

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February 2022 Cover Story - Joel S. Miliband: Leading by Example

This years’s Franklin G. West honoree loves his work, his family, and his community.

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January 2022 Cover Story - Dan Robinson: A Steady Hand to Lead the OCBA

Get to know the new OCBA President.

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December 2021 Cover Story - A Note About Collateral Criminal Proceedings

Paraprofessionals will be able to handle some collateral criminal matters but not appeals. 
 

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December 2021 Cover Story - A Major Expansion by the State Bar: A New Paraprofessional License Would Allow Nonlawyers to Practice Law and Co-Own Law Firms

Details on the State Bar’s Final Report and when you can submit a comment.

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December 2021 Cover Story - How the State Bar’s Paraprofessional Program May Impact the Practice of Family Law

It will be hard for paraprofessionals to isolate the issues they are allowed to handle in family law cases.

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November 2021 Cover Story - Out-Thinking and Out-Persuading With Character: The OCBA’s 2021 Harmon G. Scoville Award Winner: John B. Sganga

John gives lawyers a good name by representing the very best of our profession.

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October 2021 Cover Story - Raise Your Glass 2021: “Summer Wine” in October

The OCBA’s Charitable Fund raises a glass to raise funds for many great causes.

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September 2021 Cover Story - The OCBA’s 2022 Secretarial Candidates: Mei Tsang and Shirin Forootan

Get to know the two phenomenal nominees for next year’s OCBA Secretary, and remember to vote online.

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August 2021 Cover Story - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Explained

Who is covered by DACA and what does that mean?

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August 2021 Cover Story - Who Is Authorized to Work in the United States?

A person’s status can depend on an employer, a spouse, or another factor.

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August 2021 Cover Story - T Visas Are Available for Survivors of Domestic Servitude

Sometimes trafficking occurs at home.

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