Committee Members
Litigation
Full NamePositionTerm StartTerm EndOrganization
Douglas N. SilversteinChair7/1/20206/30/2021Kesluk, Silverstein, Jacob & Morrison P.C.
Eric Y. KizirianChair Elect7/1/20206/30/2021Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Brian T. Glennon, EsqVice Chair7/1/20206/30/2021Latham & Watkins LLP
Shehnaz M. BhujwalaSecretary7/1/20206/30/2021Boucher LLP
Monisha A. CoelhoImmediate Past Chair7/1/20206/30/2021AlvaradoSmith
Celene Chan AndrewsCo-Chair, Brown Bag Lunch Committee7/1/20206/30/2021LippSmith LLP
Mike H. MadokoroCo-Chair, Brown Bag Lunch Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Bowman and Brooke LLP
Justin Jones RodriguezCo-Chair, Brown Bag Lunch Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
Ibiere Seck, EsqCo-Chair, Brown Bag Lunch Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Seck Law, P.C.
Marisa Hernandez-SternCo-Chair, Communications/Website Committee7/1/20206/30/2021California Department of Justice
Christian J. ScaliCo-Chair, Communications/Website Committee7/1/20206/30/2021The Scali Law Firm
John S. DurrantCo-Chair, Complex Courts Committee7/1/20196/30/2021The Durrant Law Firm
Jeffrey A. KonciusCo-Chair, Complex Courts Committee7/1/20206/30/2023Kiesel Law LLP
Elizabeth D. MannCo-Chair, Court Funding/Legislator Meetings7/1/20206/30/2021Mayer Brown, LLP
Jeff S. Westerman, EsqCo-Chair, Court Funding/Legislator Meetings7/1/20206/30/2021Westerman Law Corp.
Brian David HershmanCo-Chair, Court Alerts Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Jones Day
Staci Mari TomitaCo-Chair, Court Alerts Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Shumener, Odson & Oh LLP
Esther K. RoCo-Chair, Legislation Committee/Diversity Committee7/1/20206/30/2021California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District
Armen Kevork AkaragianCo-Chair, Diversity Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Mardirossian & Associates, Inc.
Sylvia ChiuCo-Chair, Diversity Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Dentons US LLP,
Rohit D. NathCo-Chair, Diversity Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Susman Godfrey LLP
Geoffrey StoverCo-Chair, Federal Courts Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Steinbrecher & Span LLP
Peter B. MorrisonCo-Chair, Federal Courts Committee and Federal Bar Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
Eric B. KingsleyCo-Chair, Sponsorship Committee and Complex Courts Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Kingsley & Kingsley
Cherisse Heidi Alcantara CleofeCo-Chair, Legislation Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Kiesel Law LLP
Jean-Claude AndreCo-Chair, Membership Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Koren L. BellCo-Chair, Membership Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Larson O'Brien LLP
Aaron M. MayCo-Chair, Membership Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Halpern May Ybarra Gelberg LLP
Kara M. WolkeCo-Chair, Membership Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
Oscar R. GutierrezCo-Chair, Programs Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Law Offices of Oscar H. Gutierrez, APC
Charles H. SamelCo-Chair, Programs Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Stoel Rives LLP
Philip E. CookCo-Chair, Sponsorship Committee7/1/20206/30/2021The Cook Law Firm
Dmitry GorinCo-Chair, Sponsorship Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Eisner Gorin, LLP
Michael C. TuCo-Chair, Sponsorship Committee7/1/20206/30/2021Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Marta A. AlcumbracMember7/1/20206/30/2021Robie & Matthai APC
Hon Andre Birotte, JrMember7/1/20196/30/2021United States District Court, Central District of California
Nabil A. BisharatMember7/1/20206/30/2021Orsus Gate LLP
Hon Rupert A. ByrdsongMember7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Margaret L. CarterMember7/1/20196/30/2021O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Vicki ChouMember7/1/20206/30/2023Hueston Hennigan LLP
Alexander H. CoteMember7/1/20206/30/2023Scheper Kim
Hon David J. CowanMember1/7/20216/30/2024Los Angeles Superior Court
Jan Eve DoddMember9/10/20186/30/2021Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Julie R. GerchikMember7/1/20206/30/2021Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP
Amber S. HealyMember7/1/20206/30/2021Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
Shant A. KarnikianMember7/1/20206/30/2023Kabateck LLP
Hon Steve KimMember7/1/20196/30/2021United States District Court, Central District of California
Hon Ruth Ann KwanMember7/1/20196/30/2021Los Angeles Superior
Timothy W. LooseMember7/1/20196/30/2021Gibson Dunn
Hon Elaine LuMember7/1/20196/30/2021L.A. Superior Court
Hon Dalila C. LyonsMember7/1/20196/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Alison M. MackenzieMember7/1/20196/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Scott D. MarcusMember11/17/20206/30/2023Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
Hon Lia MartinMember7/1/20196/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Audra M. MoriMember7/1/20186/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Maren E. NelsonMember7/1/20196/30/2021Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles
Gerald S. OhnMember7/1/20206/30/2021Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC
Hon Fernando M. OlguinMember7/1/20186/30/2021United States District Court
Hon Yolanda OrozcoMember7/1/20196/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hilary PotashnerMember7/1/20206/30/2021Larson O'Brien LLP
Hon Stuart M. RiceMember7/1/20196/30/2022Superior Court of CA, Southwest District Los Angeles
Oliver RocosMember7/1/20206/30/2023Bird, Marella P.C.
Hon Barbara M. ScheperMember9/10/20186/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Laura A. SeigleMember7/1/20196/30/2022Los Angeles Superior Court
Michael Brian ShortnacyMember7/1/20206/30/2023King & Spalding LLP
Ashley Margaret SimonsenMember7/1/20206/30/2021Covington & Burling LLP
Hon Karen L. StevensonMember7/1/20206/30/2021 
Roland K. TellisMember7/1/20206/30/2023Baron & Budd, P.C.
David M. WalshMember7/1/20196/30/2021Morrison & Foerster LLP
Hon Michael R. WilnerMember7/1/20196/30/2021United States District Court
Hon Helen ZukinMember7/1/20186/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Harmony Roselina GbeBarristers Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Natalie Rana AlameddineArab American Lawyers Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Blank Rome LLP
Sandhya RamadasFederal Bar Association Liaison11/17/20206/30/2021U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of California
Hon Daniel M. CrowleyIrish American Bar Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Joyce J. ChoiKorean Community Lawyers Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Bird Marella, PC
Emily T. KuwaharaJapanese American Bar Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Crowell & Moring LLP
Kevin James MinnickLGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Spertus Landes & Umhofer LLP
Andrew O. SmithPresident's Advisory Committee on Women in the Legal Profession Liaison10/8/20206/30/2021 
Justin A. PalmerJohn M. Langston Bar Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021FILER | PALMER, LLP
Joseph Sebastian GuzmanMexican American Bar Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Sara HajiSouth Asian Bar Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021 
Lisa Z. LiuSouthern California Chinese Lawyers Association Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Law Offices of Lisa Z. Liu
Melvin L. Felton, IISpecial Projects Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021Sanders Roberts LLP
Arin Rachel ScapaWomen Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Liaison7/1/20206/30/2021 
Hon Paul L. AbramsEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023United States District Court
Hon Judith M. Ashmann-GerstEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Second District Court of Appeal
Hon Maria A. AuderoEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023Federal Court
Herbert M. Barish, EsqEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Law Offices of Herbert Barish
Hon Mitchell L. BeckloffEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court, Supervising Judge, Probate Departments
Hon Helen I. BendixEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, Div 1
Hon Stephanie BowickEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Kevin C. BrazileEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Richard J. Burdge, JrEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Pedro V. CastilloEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023United States District Court
Hon Michelle W. CourtEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Brian S. CurreyEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 4
Patricia Egan DaehnkeEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Collinson, Daehnke, Inlow & Greco
Hon. Halim DhanidinaEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023 
Kirk D. DillmanEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021McKool Smith Hennigan, P.C.
Hon Patricia A. DonahueEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023United States District Court
Hon Lee S. EdmonEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, Division 3
Kenneth C. FeldmanEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Hon Kenneth (Ken) Richard FreemanEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Stephen Ira GoorvitchEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021LA Superior Court
Joshua G. HamiltonEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Latham & Watkins LLP
Amos E. Hartston, EsqEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021California Department of Justice
Hon Samantha JessnerEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Upinder KalraEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Richard L. KellnerEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Kellner Law Group PC
Shashi KewalramaniEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Paul R. KieselEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Kiesel Law, LLP
Hon Gail KilleferEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023 
Hon Carolyn B. KuhlEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Bernie C. LaFortezaEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Joel Lamont LoftonEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Ofc Public Defender
Hon Christopher LuiEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Angela M. MachalaEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Winston & Strawn LLP
Hon John L. SegalEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021California Court of Appeal
Hon Suzanne H. SegalEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Signature Resolution
Hon Mary H. StrobelEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Paul T. SuzukiEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon Eric C. TaylorEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2023LA Superior Court
Hon Debre K. WeintraubEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Los Angeles Superior Court
Roxanne M. WilsonEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Arent Fox LLP
Rolf S. WoolnerEx Officio7/1/20206/30/2021Winston & Strawn LLP