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[Photos] Installation Lunch and Diversity Awards

[Photos] Installation Lunch and Diversity Awards

On January 25, the CCCBA officially installed its 2019 Board of Directors and Section Leaders and presented the second annual Diversity Awards. The new Presiding Judge, Hon. Barry Baskin gave a State of the Judiciary speech and Hon. Barry Goode received a Lifetime Achievement Award. CCCBA’s second annual Diversity Awards were presented to 16 deserving […]

[Photos] Lunar New Year

[Photos] Lunar New Year

The CCCBA celebrated its second annual Lunar New Year event on February 13 at Sichuan House in Walnut Creek. Attorneys, judges and legal professionals gathered for a festive evening, enjoying great food and drink and of course fantastic company. Proceeds of the evening went to the Center for Youth Development Through Law. Thank you to […]

Sustaining Firms

gratefully acknowledges its 2018-19 SUSTAINING LAW FIRMS Firms with 20+ attorneys: Bowles & Verna, LLP Littler Mendelson, PC McNamara, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Borges & Ambacher, LLP Miller Starr Regalia Firms with 15-19 attorneys: Brothers Smith, LLP Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman Scheley Gagen, McCoy, McMahon, Koss, Markowitz & Fanucci Firms with 5-14 attorneys: Barr & Young […]

In Memoriam

The CCCBA honors the following members we lost in 2018. Daniel Baker Hon. Samuel Conti Hon. Coley Fannin John E. Harding Keith Howard Soni Leighton Lois Anne Lindstrom Samuel H. Mesnick Thomas Nagle Cathy Richmond Nelson Edmund L. Regalia

CCCBA Wins Another Award

CCCBA Wins Another Award

In early October, the Contra Costa County Bar Association was named winner of the Luminary Award for Excellence in Graphic Design among small bar associations by the Communications Section of the National Association of Bar Executives. The Luminary Awards program recognizes excellence in bar association communications projects. CCCBA Communications Director Carole Lucido said, “I am […]

Diversity Networking Event with Minority Bar Associations [PHOTOS]

CCCBA’s first Diversity Networking Event with Minority Bar Associations was a definate winner. Thank you to all who attended on September 12 at Brown Gee & Wenger in Walnut Creek. We especially want to thank the very generous sponsors of this event: GOLD: Brown Gee & Wenger | Cooper White & Cooper | Ferber Law, […]

Bar Fund Benefit – 2018 [PHOTOS]

This year the Bar Fund Benefit supported the Richard E. Arnason Court Scholarship Program and the Contra Costa County Public Law Library. Thanks to the participants and sponsors, together we raised in excess of $53,000 for the Arnason Court Scholarship Program and the Public Law Library. CCCBA established its Bar Fund in 1988 to help […]

Judges Night 2018

On August 23, the bench and the bar got together to celebrate Judges Night at the Martinez Event Center. It was a terrific evening for socializing and networking. Thank you to all who attended and to our generous sponsors who made the evening possible ADR Services Aiken Welch Court Reporters Cal Home Real Estate Services […]

Photos: Women’s Section Annual Luncheon 2018

The CCCBA Women’s Section’s Annual Luncheon was held June 27th on “Navigating Gender Bias in and out of the Courtroom and in Mediation,” from the perspectives of an accomplished trial attorney, current judge, and a retired judge/JAMS neutral. Panelists included Hon. Ellen James (Ret.), JAMS mediator and arbitrator, Judge Anita Santos, and Renee Livingston, founder […]

Photos: CCCBA Goes to the Ballpark 2018

On July 31, the CCCBA held it’s annual tailgate at the Oakland A’s game. It was a fun evening with good food, great friends and fantastic baseball.

Results of Comedy Night and Food From the Bar 2018

The 27th Annual Food From The Bar fundraiser for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano was another success, bringing in over $54,000. Twenty-six law firms participated in the event that included Comedy Night and a competitive food drive among the firms. Congratulations and thank you to the winners: 1-5 Employees: Law Offices of […]

All Section Summer Mixer [Photos]

On June 14, the Barrister’s Section hosted its Annual All Section Summer Mixer at Sauced in Walnut Creek.

Induction of Judge Virginia George

On May 4, the Honorable Virginia M. George was inducted as a judge in the Contra Costa County Superior Court. Friends and family came out to congratulate her. Judge George had been an active member of the CCCBA, serving on the board from 2004 to 2009, as a leader of the Estate Planning & Probate […]

47th Annual Judges Night Gala

The Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers’ Association presented its 47th Annual Judges Night Gala on Thursday January 18, 2018. Over 50 local judges and justices attended, including California Supreme Court Associate Justice Carol Corrigan and speaker Dean Erwin Chemerinsky. Honorees included: Honorable Brad Seligman, Alameda County, 2017 Trial Judge of the Year Honorable Christopher Bowen, […]

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