The first Tuesday of each month (unless specified)
for current OCWLA Members only
MCLE: OCWLA is one of the premier MCLE providers in Orange County. Every month we offer excellent educational programs taught by prominent attorneys and judges in Orange County, including guest speakers and panel discussions on ethical and other issues facing attorneys in California. You also won’t want to miss the popular Courthouse Series Brown Bag Lunch which provides hands on practice and discussions in a Judge's courtroom over the lunch hour. Finally, OCWLA co-partners with other local bar associations to provide current and relevant legal education for your practice and professional development at very reasonable prices.
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: OCWLA hosts and co-hosts several fun and festive networking and social functions throughout the year. Don’t miss our Mardi-Gras celebration in February, the Summer Tropical Mixer and Fall Wine Tasting events. Members receive discounts on all events and the opportunity to meet and greet local bench officers and your colleagues in a fun and relaxing atmosphere!
LAW STUDENTS and NEW ADMITTEES: Membership is free while you are a student and during your first year as a new member of the Bar!
DISCOUNTS ON AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP in CWL and NAWL: Stay informed on the major legal issues affecting the lives and advancement of women today and connect with your colleagues and across California and the nation. OCWLA members receive a $50.00 discount on their general membership with California Women Lawyers (CWL) and member prices on National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) events throughout the year.
MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY: Excellent referral database of our members cross referenced by their practice area so that you can find quick and easy referral sources.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Give back to the community by volunteering for one of the OCWLA community service projects by becoming a mentor or performing pro bono service.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE: Calling all members to get involved! Been before a Judge that has excelled in Jurisprudence? Know a deserving law student? Worked with or know an attorney who excels in the practice of law and humanity? Members can nominate deserving legal professionals for any of our annual recognition awards and we encourage you to do so!
MEMBERSHIP CHALLENGE: Refer two new Members and receive one year of Membership for free!
JOIN THE BOARD, GET INVOLVED: OCWLA is always looking for new and enthusiastic members to join the board and/or get involved in a committee. Getting involved is a great way to get more out of your membership. Let us know how you would like to help.
MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY: Excellent referral database for our members cross referenced by their practice area so that you can quickly and easily find referral sources.
ATTORNEY HOTLINE: Have a question, ethical concern or just want to bounce an idea off of someone? We will connect you with a volunteer experienced attorney through our hotline program. Members helping Members!
LIST-SERVE: Have a question about a case or practice area? Need an expert? Looking to refer a client? As a member you can post a question that other members may view and respond to.
JOB BOARD AND ADVERTISING SPACE: Need a job or have a position to fill? Cannot use your timeshare this year? Post your needs on our Membership Ad Board. Another member might just have just what you are looking for.