Litigation 2019 Bench Meets the Bar Luncheon

Please join us for the 2019 Bench Meets the Bar Luncheon, where many appellate and trial court judges and attorney members of our Los Angeles legal community come together in a unique and collegial atmosphere to meet, break bread together, and discuss the state of the Courts.

Program Title:

2019 Bench Meets the Bar Luncheon

Program Date: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Reception: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Program:  12:00 - 1:30 PM

Presentations by:

Hon. Kevin C. Brazile                                            Hon. Virginia Phillips                                     Hon. Elwood G. Lui
Presiding Judge                                                       Chief District Judge                                         Administrative Presiding Justice
Superior Court of California                                     United State District Court,                             California Court of Appeal,
County of Los Angeles                                            Central District of California                             Second Appellate District  

The Jim Robie Award will be presented to:

Brian A. Sun
Partner, Jones Day

Thank you to our Sponsors: 

Los Angeles Grand Hotel Downtown
333 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Hotel Valet Parking will be available at the cost of $15.00.  Parking availability is limited.  Carpooling, Uber or Lyft is recommended.  

Self-parking is available at the Union Bank parking garage, located at 445 South Figueroa Street, LA, CA 90012.

To self-park in the Union Bank parking garage, head north on Figueroa St. As you pass the Figueroa and 5th Street intersection, merge into the far left lane. The parking garage entrance will be on the left hand side of the street, right before 4th Street.

From there you will walk one block north to the L.A. Downtown Hotel, which is located at 333 S. Figueroa Street (3rd & Figueroa), Los Angeles, CA 90071.

CLE Credit:
No CLE credit will be provided for this program


Judicial Officers


Litigation Section Members


Labor & Employment Section Members


Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section Members


LACBA Members


All Others


Government Attorneys/Employees


*Early Bird Firm Table (8 Seats) -
  February 20, 2019 


*Firm Tables (8 Seats) - After February 20, 2019


**Firm Half Tables (4 Seats)


*This table package includes 8 firm guests and 2 judicial officers. 
**This table package includes 4 firm guests and 1 judicial officer. 

Judicial Officers are pre-assigned to firm tables.

3/20/2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown 333 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90071

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The Los Angeles County Bar Association is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. If this is a CLE event, the Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit. CLE events will state the amount and type of credit offered in the calendar listing.