Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
July 28, 2009
Announcing the Wally Davis Scholarship Fund for 2010!

Calling all students!

The Orange County Hispanic Bar Association's annual scholarship for law school students is available now!

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This fund is sponsored by the Hispanic Bar Association and awards scholarships to Orange County Hispanic law students. The Fund was named in memory of Wally Davis, one of the first Hispanic attorneys in Orange County who fought for the civil rights of all Hispanics.

Eligible students must be of Latino origin and involved in the Latino community.  Priority will be given to students with significant ties to Orange County.

Scholarship Awards:
  • Three $3,500 general law school tuition scholarships
  • One $2,175 UCI Law School tuition scholarship (student must be enrolled at UCI Law School)
  • One $1,500 Chapman Law School tuition scholarship (student must be enrolled at Chapman Law School)

For more information e-mail: jgonzales@waldronbragg.com
or info@ochba.org

Or visit our website:

DEADLINE: August 15, 2009
Annual Summer Sizzle Fundraiser and Judge of the Year

Judge Alicemarie H. Stotler, US District Court

Wednesday, July 29th
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Vault at O.C. Pavilion
801 N. Main Street,Santa Ana
Cost: $75.00

Catering by Ambrosia, Beer, and Wine included
RSVP and Support Today:  www.ocwla.org
Program Advertising available for $50 - send a note of support and advertise today!!
Opportunity at The National Immigration Law Center (NILC)

The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is seeking a Policy Director for our Washington, D.C. office. This is an exciting leadership opportunity for someone committed to immigrant rights and social and economic justice with demonstrated experience in legislative and administrative advocacy, and other aspects of government relations. The Policy Director will help to develop and implement NILC's advocacy agenda, supervise mid-level management staff and provide technical and strategic assistance to all policy staff. The Director will assume a leadership role at the agency, helping to develop and implement the strategic plan to further NILC's mission.
NILC is a national legal advocacy organization working to promote and advance the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families. Since 1979, NILC's policy advocacy and impact litigation have resulted in significant victories promoting the fair treatment of low-income immigrants by courts and government agencies, and ensuring immigrants are fully integrated into society by expanding their access to employment, health care, and other services. NILC has an annual budget of close to $3 million and a staff of 30. The Policy Director will join a team of bright staff committed to improving the lives of low-income immigrants through legislative and administrative advocacy, litigation, and other strategies.
This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position. The Policy Director reports to the Executive Director, and is a member of the organization's Executive Committee.

More information:


Discounted ticket offer for 8-30-09 legal professionals day at Angels Stadium -

Hello Legal Professionals,
The 2009 Angels Baseball season is well underway and there is sure to be plenty more exciting baseball action as the summer heats up here in Anaheim.

The Angels will be hosting a Legal Professionals Day here at Angel Stadium this summer and I wanted to extend a personal invitation to you and your staff. This is your opportunity to come enjoy exciting Angels Baseball along with hundreds of other professionals from the Legal industry!

August 30, 2009 is Legal Professionals Day at the Big A! Enjoy savings of up to 50 percent off Ticket Window prices for the August 30, 2009 game when the Angels take on the Oakland A's. All Legal Professionals, friends and family are welcome to attend.
To receive your discount enter "LEGAL" as your promo code for the following seating areas: Field Box, Terrace Box, Right Field Pavilion, Right Field Pavilion MVP, View All-Star, Upper View (or Terrace Box Wheelchair, if applicable). Please click on the link below for prices and more information:

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We look forward to seeing you here at the ballpark.
GO ANGELS!!!!!!!

Angel Rodriguez
Senior Group Sales Account Executive
714-940-2048 Phone
714-940-2206 Fax
A Week in Legal Hong Kong

For those with business, clients, or just an interest in the legal system of Hong Kong and China, sign up now for A Week in Legal Hong Kong -- a full week of informative programs, and visits to seven different Courts and Tribunals, from the Magistrates Court to The Court of Final Appeal, plus opportunities to meet with Judges, Barristers and Solicitors.

The program runs from November 1-6, 2009.  Brought to you by the Litigation and Real Property Law Sections of the State Bar of California, A Week in Legal Hong Kong is the first Continuing Legal Education event the State Bar has sponsored in Asia.

Enjoy nine distinct MCLE programs featuring many distinguished and engaging speakers, and plentiful networking with representatives from the Hong Kong and Chinese legal community.  Each day you will learn about the Hong Kong legal system and contrast it with your own.

The unique events presented in this program will enable our guests to build relationships in the region that will benefit you and your clients in this global economy.  Special events are planned at Deacons, one of the region's oldest law firms with many awards for best law firm in trade and business in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region; and at King & Wood, the largest law firm in mainland China. The "Chambers Visit" program will allow you to visit small and mid-size law firms.

The Host Hotel is the newly renovated five-star Mandarin Oriental (www.MandarinOriental.com), frequently voted best hotel in Asia, at a very attractive group rate. Please visit the website for more details or to sign up:  www.aweekinlegalhongkong.com
Whittier Law School Welcomes Employers

Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa welcomes all law practices to our recruiting services, provided at no fee.  Whether your firm requires immediate or summer law clerks and/or attorneys on a contractual or long term basis, the Whittier Career Services Office can assist.  Through our online services, employers can recruit law students as well as alumni attorneys with years of legal experience.
The Whittier on-campus interview program affords 100% resume prescreening and flexible scheduling during the fall and spring semesters.  For additional information and registration, please go to: https://law-whittier-csm.symplicity.com/employers/
To list immediate job openings, go to: https://law-whittier-csm.symplicity.com/employers/
Thank you for your interest in Whittier Law School applicants.  We look forward to assisting you in filling your hiring needs and answering any questions you may have about our recruiting programs.  Please call Suzie Fluss, 714-444-4141, ext. 292, for personal assistance on any recruiting matter.
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Also In This Issue
Announcing the Wally Davis Scholarship Fund for 2010!
Annual Summer Sizzle Fundraiser and Judge of the Year
Opportunity at The National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
Discounted ticket offer for 8-30-09 legal professionals day at Angels Stadium
A Week in Legal Hong Kong
Whittier Law School Welcomes Employers



Shepperd Mullin

Wells Fargo


Jones Day


Aitken, Aitken & Cohn

Andraos Capital Management Union Central Life insurance (UNIFI Companies)

Berman More Gonzalez

Crowell & Moring, LLP

EPS Settlements

Latham & Watkins, LLP

Law Offices of Federico Castelan Sayre

Malcolm & Cisneros, LLP

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Snell & Wilmer LLP

Union Bank of California
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2009 Executive Board Members

Monica E Lukoschek

Carlos X. Colorado

Vice President:
Genoveva Meza Talbott

Luis A. Barba

Chief Financial Officer:
Olivia Carrillo Hickman

Immediate Past President:
Norma García Guillén

2009 Board of Directors

Frank Acosta
Eric M. Alderete
Eva Casas Sarmiento
Jacob Gonzales
Theresa C. Lopez
Christy Marie Lopez
Tami Lopez
José Gonzalez
José A. Hernandez
Jorge A. Martinez
Javier Rivera-Carbone
Federico C. Sayre
Karin Khan
Leo Paredes
Marcelo Reyes

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