Jeff Westerman
Westerman Law Corp.
16133 Ventura Boulevard #685
Encino, Ca 91436

Yuri Mikulka
Alston & Bird LLP
333 South Hope Street 16th Floor
Los Angeles CA 90071

Sandhya Ramadas Kogge
The Walt Disney Company
500 South Buena Vista St
Burbank CA 91521

Brittany Rogers
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
400 S. Hope Street, 18th Floor
Los Angeles CA 90071


Coming Events

July 27, 2021
Time: 12:00PM
Registration: 12:00PM
Location: First Street Courthouse
350 W. 1st Street
Courtroom 6B
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost: No Charge
RSVPs will be maxed at 25 people
The CDC Guidelines on social distancing, masks, and vaccinations will be observed.
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July 30, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Registration: 11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This "nuts and bolts" program is designed to aid both new admittees and attorneys with limited experience in federal court in the practical aspects of civil litigation in federal court.

Josh Hamilton, Introduction
Koren Bell, Do's and Don'ts of Appearing in Federal Court
Scott Carlton and Susan Leader with Chief Judge Gutierrez, Mock Rule 16 conference
Peter Morrison and Meryn Grant with Judge Wilner, Mock Discovery Dispute Hearing
Closing Remarks - Judges

Location: Virtual
Virtual Webinar
Cost: Free to all
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August 12, 2021
Time: 12:00 1:00 p.m.
Registration: 12:00 p.m.
Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw
United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
Chief Judge Philip S. Gutierrez
United States District Court, Central District
Chief Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams
United States District Court, Central District
Chief Judge Maureen A. Tighe
United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District

Also presenting a tribute to Judge Otis D. Wright II and highlighting the Re-entry (Star) program. During this presentation a STAR graduate, Elvia Chapple, will share the impact this critical program had in their life.
Cost: FBA Members: Free
Non-Members: $10
Judges & Judicial Clerks: Free
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October 07, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Registration: 12:00 p.m.
United States Supreme Court Review
Featuring Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Also Featuring Judge Barry Russell Federal Practice Award
The Honorable Barry Russell
Bankruptcy Judge, Central District of California

Annual Meeting FBA-LA Chapter

.5 Hours MCLE
Location: Virtual
Cost: FBA Members and Co-Sponsors $10
$15 Non-Members
Federal judiciary and Guests receive complimentary admission.

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Monday, 26 July 2021

Board Members

Past Presidents

2019-2020 Hon. Michael W. Fitzgerald
2018-2019 Lane Dilg
2017-2018 Hilary Potashner
2016-2017 Matthew Close
2015-2016 David Willingham
2014-2015 Ken Sulzer
2013-2014 Sharon Ben-Shahar
2012-2013 Evan A. Jenness
2011-2012 Jeffrey Rutherford
2010-2011 Mary Carter Andrues
2009-2010 Yolanda Orozco
2008-2009 Fred A. Rowley, Jr
2007-2008 Gary Lincenberg
2006-2007 Janet I. Levine
2005-2006 Lorraine L. Loder
2004-2005 Brian J. Hennigan
2003-2004 Mark A. Byrne
2002-2003 Marc A. Becker
2001-2002 Richard Marmaro
Jerome H. Craig
1999-2000 Richard H. Kirschner
1998-1999 Thomas Holliday
1997-1998 Brad D. Brian
1996-1997 James L. Goldman
1995-1996 Leslie R. Horowitz
1994-1995 Molly Munger
1993-1994 John R. Sommer
1992-1993 Patricia A. Mitchell
1991-1992 William James
1990-1991 Howard O. Boltz
1989-1990 Joan S. Ortolano
1988-1989 Richard E. Drooyan
1987-1988 Edward M. Robbins, Jr.
1986-1987 Christine L. Harwell
1985-1986 Donald C. Smaltz
1984-1985 Felicia Duque Black
1983-1984 John A. Lapinski
1982-1983 Robert C. Bonner
1981-1982 Robert L. Fenton
1980-1981 Meredith C. Taylor
1979-1980 John D. Vandevelde
1978-1979 Charles Jegikowski
1977-1978 Hon. Barry Russell
1976-1977 Robert M. Talcott
1975-1976 James D. Murray
1974-1975 Arnold G. Regardie
1973-1974 Rex W. Kellough
1972-1973 James R. Dooley
1971-1972 Hon. Richard M. Mosk
1970-1971 Donald A. Fareed
1969-1970 Morton B. Jackson
1968-1969 Hon. Matthew M. Byrne, Jr.
1967-1968 Miles J. Rubin
1966-1967 Vincent C. Page
1965-196b Thomas J. Sullivan
1964-1965 Edward R. McHale
1963-1964 Carla A. Hills
1962-1963 Carla A. Hills
1961-1962 Ernest Mortenson
1960-1961 Richard A. Lavine
1959-1960 Lloyd F. Dune
1958-1959 Lloyd F. Dune
1957-1958 Robert K. Grean
1956-1957 Max F. Deutz
1955-1956 Tobias G. Klinger
1954-1955 Laughlin E. Waters