Officers and Board

Officers

PRESIDENT

Todd G. Friedland

  • Address

    Stephens Friedland LLP
    575 Anton Boulevard, Suite 750
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (949) 468-3200

VICE PRESIDENT

Maria Z. Stearns

  • Address

    Rutan & Tucker, LLP
    611 Anton Boulevard, 14th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (714) 338-1821

TREASURER

Matthew M. Sonne

  • Address

    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
    650 Town Center Drive, 4th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (714) 513-5100

SECRETARY

William C. O’Neill

  • Address

    Ross Wersching & Wolcott, LLP
    3151 Airway Ave., Building S
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (714) 444-3900

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Linda A. Sampson

  • Address

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

  • Telephone

    (714) 516-8106

  • Fax

    (714) 602-2505

Board of Governors

Ashley Allyn

  • Address

    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    3161 Michelson
    Irvine, CA 92612-4412

  • Telephone

    (949) 451-3800

Wayne W. Call

  • Address

    Call & Jensen
    610 Newport Center Dr., Ste 700
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • Telephone

    (949) 717-3000

Darren K. Cottriel

  • Address

    Jones Day
    3161 Michelson Drive, Suite 800
    Irvine, CA 92612

  • Telephone

    (949) 553-7548

Hon. John Gastelum

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Annual Seminar Committee Chair

Charity M. Gilbreth

Andrew Gray

  • Address

    Latham & Watkins LLP
    650 Town Center Drive, 20th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1925

  • Telephone

    (714) 540-1235

Alan A. Greenberg

  • Address

    Greenberg Gross LLP
    650 Town Center Drive, Suite 1750
    Costa Mesa, CA 9262

  • Telephone

    (949) 383-2820

Adam J. Karr

  • Address

    O'Melveny & Myers LLP
    610 Newport Center Drive, 17th Floor
    Newport Beach, CA 92660-6429

  • Telephone

    (949) 823-7150

Khai LeQuang

  • Address

    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    2050 Main Street, Suite 1100
    Irvine, CA 92614

  • Telephone

    (949) 567-6700

Allison L. Libeu

  • Address

    Hueston Hennigan LLP
    620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 1300
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • Telephone

    (949) 229-8640

Hon. Linda S. Marks

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Michael B. McClellan

  • Address

    Newmeyer & Dillion, LLP
    895 Dove Street, 5th Floor
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • Telephone

    (949) 854-7314

Hon. Thomas S. McConville

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Hon. Kathleen E. O’Leary

  • Address

    California Court of Appeal
    Fourth District, Division 3

Justin N. Owens

  • Address

    Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.
    660 Newport Center Drive, Suite 1600
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • Telephone

    (949) 725-4076

Dinner Program Chair

Kenneth G. Parker

Alejandro G. Ruiz

  • Address

    Payne & Fears LLP
    4 Park Plaza, Suite 1100
    Irvine, CA 92614

  • Telephone

    (949) 797-1261

Hon. Nathan R. Scott

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Jeffrey M. Singletary

  • Address

    Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
    600 Anton Blvd., Ste 1400
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (714) 427-7000

Joshua J. Stowell

  • Address

    Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
    2040 Main Street, 14th Floor
    Irvine, CA 92614

  • Telephone

    (949) 721-5252

Vikki L. Vander Woude

Peter N. Villar

Mark B. Wilson

  • Address

    Klein & Wilson
    4770 Von Karman Avenue
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • Telephone

    (949) 631-3300

Judicial Advisory Board

Hon. Richard M. Aronson

  • Address

    California Court of Appeal
    Fourth District, Division 3

Hon. David O. Carter

  • Address

    United States District Court
    Central District of California

Hon. William D. Claster

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Hon. James J. Di Cesare

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Hon. Richard D. Fybel

  • Address

    California Court of Appeal
    Fourth District, Division 3

Hon. Andrew J. Guilford

  • Address

    United States District Court
    Central District of Californiavvv

Hon. Charles Margines

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Hon. Douglas F. McCormick

  • Address

    United States District Court
    Central District of California

Hon. Kirk H. Nakamura

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Hon. James V. Selna

  • Address

    United States District Court
    Central District of California

Hon. Josephine L. Staton

  • Address

    United States District Court
    Central District of California

Hon. Peter J. Wilson

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Past Presidents

Donald L. Morrow

  • Address

    Morrow Law Corporation
    PO Box 10969
    Newport Beach, CA 92658

  • Telephone

    (714) 939-1300

Thomas R. Malcolm

  • Address

    Jones Day
    3161 Michelson Drive, Ste 800
    Irvine, CA 92612

  • Telephone

    (949) 851-3939

Robert E. Palmer

  • Address

    (1956 -2014)

Hon. Andrew J. Guilford

  • Address

    United States District Court
    Central District of California

Jeffrey W. Shields

  • Address

    Shields Law Offices
    1920 Main Street, Ste 1080
    Irvine, CA 92614

  • Telephone

    (949) 724-7900

Michael G. Yoder

  • Address

    O’Melveny & Myers
    610 Newport Center Drive, Ste 1700
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • Telephone

    (949) 823-7936

Dean J. Zipser

  • Address

    Umberg Zipser LLP
    1920 Main Street, Suite 750
    Irvine, California 92614

  • Telephone

    (949) 679-0052

Hon. Sheila B. Fell

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Gary A. Waldron

  • Address

    Weintraub Tobin
    23 Corporate Plaza Drive, Suite 200
    Newport Beach, CA 92660-7901

  • Telephone

    (949) 760-0204

James G. Bohm

  • Address

    Bohm Wildish LLP
    695 Town Center Drive, Ste 700
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (714) 384-6500

Hon. Martha K. Gooding

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Richard J. Grabowski

  • Address

    Jones Day
    3161 Michelson Drive, Ste 800
    Irvine, CA 92612

  • Telephone

    (949) 553-7514

Sean P. O’Connor

  • Address

    Sheppard, Mullin,
    Richter & Hampton LLP
    650 Town Center Drive, 4th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (714) 513-5100

Darren O. Aitken

  • Address

    Aitken * Aitken * Cohn
    3 MacArthur Place
    P.O. Box 2555, Ste 800
    Santa Ana, CA 92707

  • Telephone

    (714) 434-1424

Melissa R. McCormick

  • Address

    Orange County Superior Court

Mark D. Erickson

Jeffrey H. Reeves

  • Address

    Theodora Oringher PC
    535 Anton Blvd., 9th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Telephone

    (714) 549-6200

Michele D. Johnson

  • Address

    Latham & Watkins
    650 Town Center Drive, 20th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1925

  • Telephone

    (714) 540-1235

Scott B. Garner

  • Address

    Umberg Zipser LLP
    1920 Main Street, Suite 750
    Irvine, California 92614

  • Telephone

    (949) 679-0052

Mark A. Finkelstein

Daniel A. Sasse

  • Address

    Crowell & Moring, LLP
    3 Park Plaza, 20th Floor
    Irvine, CA 92614

  • Telephone

    (949) 263-8400

Karla J. Kraft

  • Address

    Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.
    660 Newport Center Drive, Suite 1600
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • Telephone

    (949) 725-4060