OUR BAR ASSOCIATION:

  • is now entering its 144th year of serving its membership & community

  • includes over 800 members in Southern California's Inland Empire and the High Desert;

  • provides ABA certified Lawyer Referral Services for clients needing legal representation;

  • provides free legal assistance to the victims of natural disasters;

  • provides attorney-client fee dispute resolution through the Cal State Bar program;

  • provides monthly MCLE programs for no or low cost to our members;

  • provides topical Bench-Bar Symposia discussing court issues in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Probate Practice, and Criminal Practice;

  • provides unparalleled collegial opportunity through Bar service, educational programs, recreation, and travel;

  • supports tomorrow's lawyers through the John Lewis King Scholarship Program

  • impacts the profession through State Bar resolutions that concern lawyers and the law;

  • Recognizes professional excellence and integrity with its Awards Programs:

    • Kaufman/Campbell Award for judicial excellence

    • Florentino Garza Fortitude Award for personal strength and courage

    • George Porter Criminal Trial Attorney Award for exceptional career accomplishments

    • John B. Surr Award for professional accomplishment

    • Kearney-Nydam-Shouse Award for exemplary service to Legal Aid