Message From the President
Evan P. Freed
December 5, 2017, our final meeting of 2017 was “Judges Night”,
our traditional recognition of Los Angeles Superior Court Judges and Commissioners.
Our guest speakers were Supervising Judge Honorable Scott M. Gordon and
Assistant Supervising Judge Honorable Sam Ohta, speaking on the state
of the courts as well as new laws affecting our clients.
The meeting also officially introduced our incoming 2018 CCBA President
Richard Chacon, as well as the following new members who will join our
Board of Directors: Angela M. Berry, Kate E. Hardie
Winston Kevin McKesson, David A. Russomanno and Brian Hurwitz
They will serve along with returning Board of Directors members:
Michael K. Suzuki, Arash Hashemi, Octavio Chaidez, Michael Goldstein.
Christopher L. Hoglin
Jacob Y. Glucksman, Pamela Tedeschi and Eric Barter
Also introduced was our 2018 Executive Board:
President - Richard Chacon
President-Elect - Victor Salerno
First Vice-President - Mark Khalaf
Second Vice-President - Cary Caruso
Secretary - Lisa Z. Liu
Treasurer - Jesse Arana
As outgoing President it was my priviledge to thank the voting members
of CCBA for giving me the honor of serving as President. On behalf of
all CCBA members past, present (and future) I also honored and paid tribute
to CCBA Executive Director Christopher Chaney, and his amazing paralegal
(and CCBA assistant) Elizabeth Ferrat.
It’s the end of a great year for CCBA. Enjoy your holidays and let’s
bring in the new year with a new and exciting chapter in CCBA’s