November 2nd - OCHBA Annual Dia de Los Muertos Mixer

The Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County ("OCHBA") Presents their Annual Dia de Los Muertos Mixer at Native Son Alehouse in Santa Ana from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Join OCHBA as they celebrate Dia de los Muertos, and meet the candidates running in the upcoming HBA elections!




November 3rd - Chapman University Fowler School of Law Diversity & Social Justice Forum "Changing Institutions, Disappearing Protections"  

The Diversity & Social Justice Forum at Chapman University Fowler School of Law will present "Changing Institutions, Disappearing Protections" on November 3rd from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker is Angela King, Co-founder and Deputy Director of Life After Hate, Inc. RSVP required to attend. For free student admission, use the code: VIPCOMP.






Deadline November 3rd - OCBA 2017 Franklin G. West Award Nominations 

Nominations are being accepted for the OCBA 2017 Franklin G. West Award. The highest honor bestowed by the OCBA, this annual recognition, which was established in memory of Judge Franklin G. West, is considered the OCBA's lifetime achievement award. Judge West epitomized the best of the legal profession, both as an attorney and a judge. The Award, which annually recognizes an outstanding attorney or judge whose lifetime achievements have advanced justice and the law, will be presented at the 2018 OCBA Judges' Night & Annual Meeting.






November 2nd-5th - NAPABA Convention 2017

The NAPABA Convention is an annual gathering of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. NAPABA represents the interests of over 50,000 attorneys and over 80 national, state, and local Asian Pacific American bar associations. Join NAPABA as they celebrate their 29th Convention and convene over 2,000 attendees in Washington, D.C.!

Click here for more information about the Convention.


The National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys and the Vietnamese American Bar Association of the Greater Washington DC Area invite you to attend a Networking Mixer during the 2017 NAPABA Convention at City Tap House DC on November 3rd from 2-4 pm. Appetizers provided with no-host bar. Limited complimentary drink tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.

To RSVP for the mixer or for any questions, please email




November 6th - UCLA Pre-Law Society Annual Law Forum

UCLA Pre-Law Society invites you to join them on November 6th for their Annual Law Forum. The group will be hosting over 70 law schools, including Columbia, Southwestern, ASU, Berkeley, UCI, UCLA, Northwestern and LSU. Various LSAT prep companies will also be in attendance.

Attending the Law Forum will give you the opportunity to meet and network with many law school representatives. This event is also a great chance to learn about LSAT preparation.For those considering a career in law, the Law Forum will serve as a valuable resource in the law school application process.


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November 9th - OCKABA 12th Annual Installation Dinner

The Orange County Korean American Bar Association (OCKABA), a local network of approximately 400 local attorneys, will be holding its 12th annual installation dinner from 6 pm - 9 pm on Thursday, November 9th at Hotel Irvine. This year's honorees are Judge Susan Jung-Townsend and Sylvia Kim, the Orange County regional director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice. OCKABA will present Community Partnership Awards to the Council of Korean Americans and the International Association of Korean Lawyers.




November 10th - MCLE: OCWLA Lunch "The Basics of Presenting Evidence" 

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association ("OCWLA") will host a lunch presentation on "The Basics of Presenting Evidence" with the Hon. Terri K. Flynn-Peister on November 10th from 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM at Andrei's Conscious Cuisine, 2607 Main Street, Irvine.  Judge Flynn-Peister will cover general concepts regarding evidence and the basics of presenting evidence in court for organized and efficient trials and hearings. From thoughts to consider from the outset of a new case, to compiling and presenting evidence, this is an informative session that applies to all areas of law. The presentation will include a catered lunch.


One Hour General MCLE Credit.





November 15th - SABA Fall Orange County Mixer

South Asian Bar Association of Southern California ("SABA-SC") invites members and non-members to attend their Fall Orange County Mixer on Wednesday, November 15th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Appetizers and drinks will be provided.

Location: Crowell & Moring LLP, 3 Park Plaza, 20th Floor, Irvine.


RSVP required by November 8, 2017


January 18th - OCBA Judges' Night and Annual Meeting

Save the date for the Orange County Bar Association's ("OCBA") 2018 Judges' Night and Annual Meeting featuring the installation of Nikki P. Miliband, Esq. as 2018 OCBA President, as well as the installation of the OCBA Officers and Directors and the OCBA Charitable Fund Directors. A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the Franklin G. West Award, the highest honor bestowed by the OCBA.