Equal Pay Day MCLE: There is no event more important than Equal Pay Day in acknowledging the disparate earnings between men and women in an effort to end this arbitrary practice. Thanks to Treasurer Caroline Djang and Secretary Tracy Hughes for putting together a panel who will talk frankly about market pay and best practices for negotiating salary. Join us on April 15, 2022 at noon at the Pacific Club.Sponsor this amazing event to help achieve equal pay for women. Men are always welcome at OCWLA events. Register at www.ocwla.org
Connect With Other Book Lovers: This month, I am thrilled to lead the Book Club on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at Mimi’s Café in Tustin. We are tackling Man’s Search For Meaning, by Viktor Frankl. This autobiography by a Holocaust survivor will unquestionably inspire readers. Register at www.ocwla.org
OCWLA Members Corner
Congratulations To CWL Fay Stender Awardee:
OCWLA congratulates member Kimberely La Salle for receiving the prestigious California Women Lawyers 2022 Fay Stender award! CWL gives the Fay Stender Award to a feminist attorney, who, like Fay Stender, is committed to the representation of women, disadvantaged groups and unpopular causes, and whose courage, zest for life, and demonstrated ability to effect change as a single individual makes her a role model for women attorneys. Read more at this link: https://ocwla.org/blog/12680656
Where Will A Book Take You?: I was thrilled to have the opportunity to highlight the positive impacts the Book Club had on members of OCWLA through an article published in the OC Lawyer magazine. Read more at this link: https://ocwla.org/blog/12646988
Welcome New Members!: Welcome Deborah Malgrave, Mary Makler, Jessica Cha, Anne Waddell, Kandice Kim, Jessica Sauber, Ashley Peniche Montenegro, Elizabeth Lopez, Emily Gifford, Cassis Anorga, Alexia Velarde, Genesis Mazariego, Kasandra Goldberg, Stephanie Anderson, Dina Gawad, Stephanie Periban, Caitlin Tran, Ashlee Raskulinecz, Melody Mulligan, Lucy MacAlister, Simah Aljabari, Farah Alhafez, Sabah Azam, and Caroline, Nam.We are thrilled that you joined OCWLA! We look forward to meeting you at the next event.
Remembering An OCWLA Past President: OCWLA takes this moment to remember OCWLA’S 1980-1981 Past President, Ann Avery Andres, who passed away last month at the age of 82. Ann and her husband Gene had a trust practice in Santa Ana for many years in a historic home. OCWLA will always be grateful for her leadership.
Our Fantastic March
Sold Out Wine Tasting!: We were so excited that OCWLA’s first in person event of 2022 was sold out! The Wine Tasting at Newport Beach Vineyards was the perfect location for members to sip and mingle. Thanks to Vice President Jessica Munk for putting together such a wonder event.