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LACBA Installs Michael E. Meyer as its 2017-2018 President

Installation Reception Raises Over $75,000 for LACBA’s Domestic Violence Legal Services Project

The Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) installed Michael E. Meyer as its 2017-2018 president on Monday, December 18, 2017 at an elegant reception held at the beautiful Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, with proceeds supporting LACBA’s Domestic Violence Legal Services Project. 

Thanks in large part to the Installation Reception sponsors—DLA Piper LLP, Clune Construction, Ahern Insurance Brokerage, CBRE Group, Inc., Girardi & Keese, Indivest, Marlin & Saltzman, Morgan Lewis, Sidley Austin LLP, and Winston & Strawn LLP—the event raised more than $75,000 to support the Project.

Since its founding more than 35 years ago, the Project has helped more than 100,000 men, women and children seeking legal protection from their abusers by assisting them in completing complex Temporary Restraining Orders forms. To hear some of the stories of the people the Project has helped in their own words CLICK HERE.

Los Angeles Superior Court Presiding Judge Daniel J. Buckley introduced the evening’s distinguished keynote speaker former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell who addressed more than 400 local officials, judicial officers, LACBA members and other guests in attendance.

President Meyer, along with President-Elect Brian S. Kabateck, Senior Vice President Tamila C. Jensen, Vice President Philip H. Lam and Treasure John F. Hartigan, and the entire Board of Trustees were sworn in by the Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

Presiding Judge Buckley also swore in Barristers President Jeanne L. Nishimoto and the other Barristers officers during the reception.

Among those in attendance were: Chief District Judge for the United States District Court for the Central District of California Virginia A. Phillips; Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California Sheri Bluebond; Supervising Judge of Probate Department of the Los Angeles Superior Court David J. Cowan; Los Angeles Superior Court Assistant Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile; Assistant Supervising Judge of the Criminal Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court Scott M. Gordon; President of the California Judges Association the Hon. Stuart M. Rice; City Attorney Mike Feuer; Interim Public Defender Kenneth I. Clayman; LA Law Library Executive Director Sandra Levin; and Beverly Hills Bar Association Chief Executive Officer Marc R. Staenberg.

LACBA would also like to thank the members of the Installation Reception committee who helped make the event a great success: Chair Bradley Pauley, Vice Chair Charles Michaels, Brian Kabateck, Tamila Jensen, Philip Lam, Kristin Adrian, Linda Barker, Susan Booth, Ronald Brot, John Carson, Ann Park and William Winslow.


1 MeyerSwornInPhoto

Michael E. Meyer is sworn in as LACBA’s 2017-­‐2018 President by Los Angeles Superior Court Presiding Judge Daniel J. Buckley  

2 Judge Daniel J Buckley Photo

Los Angeles Superior Court Presiding Judge Daniel J. Buckley introduces the evening’s keynote speaker U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell 

 

3 Senator George J Mitchell Photo

Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell gives a heartfelt keynote address to more than 400 guests at LACBA’s 2017 Installation Reception 

 

4 Kabateck Mitchell and Michaels

LACBA President-­Elect Brian S. Kabateck, U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell and 2007 LACBA President Charles E. Michaels

 

5 Jessica G Gordon Photo

LACBA Barristers President-­‐Elect Jessica G. Gordon raises her hand as she, along with the other  Barristers Officers, take the oath of office during the swearing­‐in ceremony at the Installation Reception

 

6 Jeanne L Nishimoto Photo

Barristers President Jeanne L. Nishimoto shares her insight into the important role young lawyers have in the future of LACBA

 

7 Officers Group Photo

LACBA 2017-­‐18 Officers: Treasurer John F. Hartigan, President-­‐Elect Brian S. Kabateck, President Michael E. Meyer, Senior Vice President Tamila C. Jensen and Vice President Philp H. Lam

 

8 Mitchell Meyer Feuer Photo

U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell, LABCA President Michael E. Meyer and Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer