Qualified individuals are now invited to run for open seats on the Orange County Korean American Bar Association’s Board of Directors for either a three-year term or a two-year term, beginning on July 1, 2022. Nominations are being accepted for up to nine (9) seats for Directors At Large. The five individuals with the most votes will receive a three-year term, and the next four individuals with the most votes will receive a two-year term. All active attorney OCKABA members are eligible to run for the Director At Large seats on the Board.

Nominations are also being accepted for the Office of Secretary. Applications for this position is subject to the approval of the Nominating Committee, which comprises the current Executive Officers.

The individual elected as Secretary will serve a one-year term in that office beginning July 1,2022. Following that year, the individual will be expected to continue to serve as Treasurer (2023), President-Elect (2024), and President (2025).

Applicants should fill out either the OCKABA Director Application.pdf or OCKABA Officer Application.pdf and submit their responses to no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 27, 2022. The Nominating Committee will vet and release successful applicants’ responses via a survey platform on May 18, 2022 to OCKABA members, and voting will close at 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2022. Results will be announced on June 1, 2022, and the incoming board members and officers will be introduced on June 14, 2022.


Meet the candidates running for the board of director and secretary positions at OCKABA. This is a free event for OCKABA members and $10 for non-OCKABA members and will take place on May 17, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at Casa Del Sol - The District, 2497 Park Ave., Tustin, CA 92782. Please register at


Come join us for food and drinks and a casual night of networking with judges at Bar Louie - The District, 2468 Park Ave., Tustin, CA 92782 on June 2, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The cost is $20 for OCKABA members, $30 for non-OCKABA members, and $0 for judges. Please register at

Featured guests include the Honorable Erick L. Larsh, Presiding Judge of the Orange County Superior Court, and the Honorable Richard Y. Lee, also from the Orange County Superior Court.

Special thank you to our sponsors, ADR Services, Axis Consulting, Envista Forensics, and Magna Legal Services for making this event possible.

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