Evan Gautier is a tax and corporate transactional attorney at Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) and is a current board member and Membership Committee Co-Chair for the Orange County Asian American Bar Association. Evan’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law including entity formation and corporate governance issues, transactional tax planning, and general tax and business matters. Evan regularly assists clients with drafting and reviewing transaction documentation, shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, and other commercial contracts. Evan earned his J.D. from Western State College of Law (2014), a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from Chapman University (2016), and a Master’s (A.L.M.) in the field of Management from Harvard University (2020).
Evan also serves the community through involvement in various legal and civic organizations. He is a longstanding member of the Orange County Bar Association’s Tax Law Section, where he is currently serving as Chair-Elect, and he recently served as a volunteer English language moderator at the 8th Annual Japan Bowl of California.
Jessica Cha is a Certified Family Law Specialist at Farzad & Ochoa Family Law Attorneys, LLP and is the current Secretary for the Orange County Asian American Bar Association. Jessica is an experienced family law litigator who represents clients in cases ranging from issues of support and division of assets/debts to parental child abduction cases under the Hague Convention. She currently serves as a Commissioner and the Chair of the Arts & Culture Commission for the City of Santa Ana and is active with various community based organizations serving the AAPI population in Orange County. Jessica obtained her Juris Doctorate from the Syracuse University College of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California San Diego.
Jessica is an avid traveler and adventure seeker who loves the outdoors and all things food related. Most weekends you can find her hiking up a mountain or in the kitchen cooking up elaborate meals.
The Orange County Asian American Bar Association ("OCAABA") is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.