Officers and Board

Officers

President

Valerie M. Goo

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  • Address

    Crowell & Moring LLP
    515 South Flower Street, 40th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Phone

    (213) 443-5505

Vice President

Susan K. Leader

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  • Address

    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
    2029 Century Park East, Suite 2400
    Los Angeles, CA 90067-3012

  • Phone

    (310) 229-1000

Treasurer

Manuel F. Cachán

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  • Address

    Proskauer Rose LLP
    2049 Century Park East, 32nd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90067-3206

  • Phone

    (310) 284-4568

Secretary

Kevin R. Boyle

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  • Address

    Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
    11111 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 700
    Los Angeles, CA 90025

  • Phone

    (310) 477-1700

Immediate Past President

Sabrina H. Strong

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  • Address

    O'Melveny & Myers LLP
    400 South Hope Street, 15th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Phone

    (213) 430-6113

Executive Director

Linda A. Sampson

  • Address

    8502 E. Chapman Avenue, Suite 443
    Orange, CA 92869

  • Phone

    (323) 988-3428

  • Fax

    (714) 602-2505

Board of Governors

Howard K. Alperin

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  • Address

    Raines Feldman LLP
    1800 Avenue of the Stars, 12th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 440-4100

Keri E. Borders

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  • Address

    Mayer Brown LLP
    350 South Grand Avenue, 25th Floor
    Los Angeles, California 90071-1503

  • Telephone

    (213) 229-5143

Hon. Stephanie M. Bowick

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Kevin Brazile

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Courts Committee Co-Chair

Celeste M. Brecht

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  • Address

    Venable LLP
    2049 Century Park East, Suite 2300
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 229-9900

Technology Committee Co-Chair

Stephen A. Broome

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  • Address

    Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
    865 S. Figueroa Street, 10th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • Telephone

    (213) 443-3000

Hon. Cormac J. Carney

  • Address

    United States District Court

Lunch Programs Co-Chair

Andre J. Cronthall

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  • Address

    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
    333 S. Hope Street, 43rd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 617-5474

Joseph Duffy

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  • Address

    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    300 South Grand Ave., 22nd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-3132

  • Telephone

    (213) 612-2536

Michael J. Duvall

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  • Address

    Dentons US LLP
    601 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 2500
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-5704

  • Telephone

    (213) 892-2818

Steven N. Feldman

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  • Address

    Hueston Hennigan LLP
    523 W. Sixth Street, Suite 400
    Los Angeles, CA 90014

  • Telephone

    (213) 229-8640

Courts Committee Co-Chair

T. John Fitzgibbons

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  • Address

    Robie & Matthai APC
    500 S. Grand Avenue, 15th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-2609

  • Telephone

    (213) 706-8000

Dinner Program Co-Chair

Jeanne A. Fugate

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  • Address

    Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
    725 S. Figueroa St., 31st Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-5524

  • Telephone

    (213) 629-9040

Membership Chair

Lorenzo E. Gasparetti

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  • Address

    Reed Smith LLP
    355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 2900
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 457-8038

Emilio G. Gonzalez

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  • Address

    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    865 S. Figueroa Street, 24th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-2566

  • Telephone

    (213) 633-6829

Andrew B. Grossman

  • Address

    Winston & Strawn LLP
    333 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 3800
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 615-1921

Dinner Programs Co-Chair

Jordan Grotzinger

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  • Address

    Greenberg Traurig LLP
    1840 Century Park East, Suite 1900
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 586-7700

Hon. William F. Highberger

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Amy D. Hogue

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Brian M. Hoffstadt

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    California Court of Appeal

Young Lawyer Division Chair

Andrew J. Holmer

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  • Address

    Crowell & Moring LLP
    515 South Flower Street, 40th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 443-5509

Brian C. Horne

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  • Address

    Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
    1925 Century Park East, Suite 600
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 551-3450

Gregory S. Korman

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  • Address

    Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
    2029 Century Park East, Suite 2600
    Los Angeles, CA 90067-3012

  • Telephone

    (310) 788-4421

Hon. Ruth Kwan

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Jason Linder

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  • Address

    Mayer Brown LLP
    350 S. Grand Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 229-5132

David R. Lira

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  • Address

    Girardi │ Keese LLP
    1126 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • Telephone

    (213) 262-6777

Amy R. Lucas

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  • Address

    O'Melveny & Myers LLP
    1999 Avenue of the Stars, 8th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 246-6784

Hon. Dalila Corral Lyons

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Civility Committee Chair

Michael L. Mallow

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  • Address

    Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
    2049 Century Park East, Suite 3000
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (424) 204-9093

ABTL Report Co-Editor

Robin Meadow

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  • Address

    Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP
    5900 Wilshire Blvd., 12th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90036

  • Telephone

    (310) 859-7811

Annual Seminar Committee Chair

Jennifer L. Meeker

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  • Address

    Nossaman LLP
    777 South Figueroa Street, 34th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • Telephone

    (213) 612-7800

Robert W. Mockler

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  • Address

    Diamond McCarthy LLP
    333 S. Hope Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (424) 278-2335

Douglas R. Painter

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  • Address

    Steinbrecher & Span LLP
    445 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 2230
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 891-1400

Perlette Michèle Jura

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  • Address

    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    333 South Grand Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-3197

  • Telephone

    (213) 229-7121

ABTL Report Co-Editor

John F. Querio

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  • Address

    Horvitz & Levy LLP
    15760 Ventura Boulevard, 18th Floor
    Encino, CA 91436-3000

  • Telephone

    (818) 995-0800

Wendy J. Ray

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  • Address

    Morrison Foerster
    707 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 6000
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • Telephone

    (213) 892-5446

Rick L. Richmond

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  • Address

    Jenner & Block LLP
    633 West Fifth Street, Suite 3600
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-2054

  • Telephone

    (213) 239-5151

Hon. Lawrence P. Riff

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Public Service & Student Outreach Co-Chair

Daniel A. Rozansky

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  • Address

    Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
    15260 Ventura Boulevard 20th Floor
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

  • Telephone

    (818) 444-4548

Technology Committee Co-Chair

Dylan Ruga

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  • Address

    Stalwart Law Group
    11620 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90025

  • Telephone

    (310) 954-2000

James C. Rutten

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  • Address

    Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
    355 S Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-1560

  • Telephone

    (213) 683-9189

Paul B. Salvaty

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  • Address

    Hogan Lovells US LLP
    1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1400
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 785-4677

Hon. Suzanne H. Segal

  • Address

    United States District Court

Aalok Sharma

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  • Address

    White & Case LLP
    555 S. Flower Street, 27th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 620-7700

Steven G. Sklaver

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  • Address

    Susman Godfrey LLP
    1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 950
    Los Angeles, CA 90067-6029

  • Telephone

    (310) 789-3123

Matthew E. Sloan

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  • Address

    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    300 South Grand Avenue Suite 3400
    Los Angeles, California 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 687-5276

Young Lawyer Division Vice-Chair

Jonathan P. Slowik

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  • Address

    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
    1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 600
    Los Angeles, CA 90067-6022

  • Telephone

    (310) 229-1000

Alice Chen Smith

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  • Address

    Yoka & Smith, LLP
    445 South Figueroa Street, 38th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 427-2300

Suzelle M. Smith

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  • Address

    Howarth & Smith
    523 West Sixth Street, Suite 728
    Los Angeles, CA 90014

  • Telephone

    (213) 955-9400

Public Service & Student Outreach Co-Chair

Jessica L. Stebbins Bina

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  • Address

    Latham & Watkins, LLP
    355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 100
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 485-1234

Tony Tootell

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  • Address

    Foley & Lardner LLP
    555 South Flower Street, Suite 3500
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-2411

  • Telephone

    (213) 972-4796

Diana M. Torres

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  • Address

    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
    333 S. Hope Street, Suite 2900
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 680-8400

Alan Van Gelder

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  • Address

    Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
    100 Wilshire Blvd., 21st Floor
    Santa Monica, CA 90401-1162

  • Telephone

    (310) 576-1200

Hernán D. Vera

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  • Address

    Bird, Marella, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C.
    1875 Century Park East, 23rd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 201-2100

Lunch Programs Co-Chair

Robert L. Wallan

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  • Address

    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
    725 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2800
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-5406

  • Telephone

    (213) 488-7100

Hon. Patrick J. Walsh

  • Address

    United States District Court

Daniel L. Warshaw

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  • Address

    Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP
    15165 Ventura Blvd Ste 400
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

  • Telephone

    (818) 205-2805

Jason C. Wright

  • Address

    Jones Day
    555 S. Flower Street, 50th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 243-2639

Jack S. Yeh

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  • Address

    Sidley Austin LLP
    1999 Avenue of the Stars, 17th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

  • Telephone

    (310) 595-9519

Thomas A. Zaccaro

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  • Address

    Paul Hastings LLP
    515 S. Flower Street, 25th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • Telephone

    (213) 683-6185

Judicial Advisory Council

Hon. Daniel J. Buckley

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Lisa Hart Cole

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Brian S. Currey

  • Address

    California Court of Appeal

Hon. Lee Smalley Edmon

  • Address

    California Court of Appeal

Hon. Samantha P. Jessner

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Ann I. Jones

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Abraham Khan

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Maren E. Nelson

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. S. James Otero

  • Address

    United States District Court

Hon. Alka Sagar

  • Address

    United States District Court

Hon. Paul J. Watford

  • Address

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Hon. Debre K. Weintraub

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. John Shepard Wiley, Jr.

  • Address

    Los Angeles Superior Court

Past Presidents

Allan Browne

    Hon. William Masterson (Ret.)

      John H. Brinsley

      Loren R. Rothschild

      Thomas J. McDermott, Jr.

      Peter I. Ostroff

      Harvey I. Saferstein

      Bruce A. Friedman

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      Laurence H. Pretty

      Hon. Charles Vogel (Ret.)

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      Hon. Elihu M. Berle

        Robert A. Shlachter

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        Howard O. Boltz, Jr.

        Jeffrey I. Weinberger

        Hon. Richard J. Burdge, Jr.

          Jeffrey C. Briggs

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          Alan E. Friedman

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          Jeff S. Westerman

          Hon. Patrick A. Cathcart

            Travers D. Wood

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            Theresa A. Kristovich

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            Nancy R. Thomas

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            Michael P. McNamara

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            Sabrina H. Strong

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