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OCBA buildingHappenings May 2012

The Orange County Bar Association recently closed escrow on its new home at 4101 Westerly Place in Newport Beach. When construction is complete, the OCBA will relocate to the new facility featuring onsite meeting space, open parking and new technology.

The Alameda County Bar Association’s Volunteer Legal Services Corporation will host “Justice for All: Celebrating Pro Bono,” its annual volunteer recognition and fundraising event. The event will take place on May 31 at Scott’s Seafood restaurant, and will honor U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson for his lifetime commitment to pro bono. Awards for volunteer of the year and mentor of the year will also be presented. For more information, contact Whitney Ward at or 510-302-2209.

More than 200 attorneys and other professionals attended the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s Inter-Professional Mixer on March 21. The popular mixers bring attorneys together with bankers, accountants, real estate and insurance professionals. CCCBA Board President Audrey Gee touted the simplicity of the events in a recent interview with the American Bar Association’s Bar Leader magazine. “You grab a drink, you talk with people and get to know them,” she said. “It’s pure networking.”

The Tulare County Bar Association is extending Law Day 2012 into Law Week with several first-time events, including the “Paper Chase” 5K Run/2K Walk on April 28 to raise money for CASA and “Barrister’s Banquet” May 3.