This online collection of video presentations provides insights and practical information from leading OCBA members of the bench and bar. Each video presentation is around 10 minutes or less.







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filmed on:12/07/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  Commissioner Glenn Mondo
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:12/07/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Gregg L. Prickett
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:12/07/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable John Adams
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:11/18/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Steven L. Perk
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:11/9/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Robert J. Moss
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:10/28/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Mary Schulte
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:09/29/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Frederick P. Aguirre
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:09/28/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Karen L. Robinson
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:08/23/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Linda S. Marks
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:08/17/2011
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Steven Bromberg
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:12/16/2010
Title:  Tips for success in Law & Motion
Speaker:  Dean Zipser
Summary:  Tips for success in Law & Motion, before, during and after the hearing, from a Past President of the OCBA and veteran litigator.


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filmed on:10/27/2010
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Sheila Fell
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:10/07/2010
Title:  Reflections on a prestigious 45-year career
Speaker:  Thomas Malcolm
Summary:  Reflections on a prestigious 45-year career by one of Orange County’s preeminent trial attorneys, including lessons gleaned from the ups and downs along the way.


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filmed on:09/29/2010
Title:  Intake in a Personal Injury Matter
Speaker:  Darren Aitken
Summary:  Practical tips for conducting the initial interview with the potential personal injury plaintiff, including the 3 critical areas that must be assessed for a meaningful evaluation of the viability of the client's claim.


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filmed on:09/22/2010
Title:  Anticipating and Avoiding Corporate Indictment
Speaker:  John Hueston
Summary:  OCBA 2011 President and former Enron Prosecutor John Hueston addresses representing the corporation in connection with threatened criminal prosecution: Tips on avoiding an indictment and deter prosecution.


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filmed on:09/17/2010
Title:  Navigating the Probate Court
Speaker:  The Honorable Randall Sherman
Summary:  Orange County Superior Court Probate Judge Randall Sherman provides a primer on handling conservatorships and guardianships, including an overview of applicable statutes and Judicial Council forms.


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filmed on:09/16/2010
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Glenda Sanders
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:09/03/2010
Title:  Alternative Dispute Resolution
Speaker:  Stuart Jasper
Summary:  Veteran litigator Stuart Jasper discusses how to win at mediation, including proper timing, preparation, mediation and settlement structures, and how a successful mediator addresses potential impasses and attempts to provide the most value for each side.


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filmed on:08/23/2010
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Lon Hurwitz
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:08/09/2010
Title:  Why Good Lawyers Volunteer
Speaker:  Ken Babcock
Summary:  From the Director of the Orange County Public Law Center, how doing pro bono service can enrich you as a person and as an attorney, including an overview about PLC, what it does, and opportunities for volunteering within PLC and beyond.


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filmed on:08/03/2010
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Francisco Firmat
Summary:  A seasoned bench officer offers practical and inspirational advice for doing justice, honoring your client and yourself, avoiding burn-out, and getting the most out of your practice.


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filmed on:07/30/2010
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Kazuharu Makino
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:12/11/2009
Title:  Tips For Practicing Before The Civil Complex Panel
Speaker:  The Honorable Gail Andler
Summary:  Everything you need to know about practicing before the Civil Complex Panel of the Orange County Superior Court shared by one of its jurists, a veteran judge of the OC Superior Court.


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filmed on:12/04/2009
Title:  Criminal Trial Preparation Tips
Speaker:  The Honorable Nancy Stock
Summary:  Criminal trial preparation tips from the former Presiding Judge of the Orange County Superior Court, including insights specific to practice before the Orange County Superior Court, as well as lessons applicable to practice before any court.


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filmed on:11/24/2009
Title:  The Critical Role That Lawyers Play
Speaker:  The Honorable Andrew Guilford
Summary:  A Federal District Judge’s observations on the critical role that lawyers play in our system of justice and the importance of effectively communicating your client’s position to the judge and jury.


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filmed on:10/29/2009
Title:  A Guided Tour Of The OC Community Court
Speaker:  The Honorable Wendy Lindley
Summary:  A guided tour of the Orange County Community Court and the many social services that are housed there presented by the Judge who was instrumental in its founding.


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filmed on:10/13/2009
Title:  An A To Z Guide On The Practice Of Family Law
Speaker:  Mark Minyard
Summary:  A veteran family-law attorney provides an A to Z guide on the practice of family law, with emphasis on traps and pitfalls to avoid.


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filmed on:10/06/2009
Title:  How To Prepare A Winning Case For Trial
Speaker:  Thomas Pistone
Summary:  A 30-year trial veteran shares his insider tips on how to prepare a winning case for trial, including preparation of the opening statement, witness examinations, checklists, outlines, the trial notebook, and more.


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filmed on:12/05/2008
Title:  Trial Skills: Addressing the Jury
Speaker:  The Honorable Nho Trong Nguyen
Summary:  A view from the bench…Judge Nguyen provides a judicial perspective and several useful tips on presenting yourself and your client to a jury in the most favorable way. Judge Nguyen discusses jury selection as well as opening statements.


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filmed on:10/09/2008
Title:  Settlement Agreements
Speaker:  Martha K. Gooding Esq.
Summary:  Attorney Martha Gooding shares tips for memorializing settlement terms into a cohesive and effective settlement agreement.


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filmed on:10/02/2008
Title:  The 998 Offer
Speaker:  Wylie Aitken Esq.
Summary:  Nationally recognized trial attorney Wylie Atkin discusses the basics of 998 offers: The effects of making and receiving statutory pretrial settlement offers as well as tactics and strategies.


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filmed on:09/30/2008
Title:  Judicial Profile
Speaker:  The Honorable Franz E. Miller
Summary:  This Judicial Profile is intended to provide our valued OCBA members with access to information about Orange County Superior Court judges that is both insightful and relevant. In the following video clips participating judges, in their own words, provide you with a wealth of information on practicing in their respective courtrooms. In 10-minutes or less you'll hear first-hand about personal judicial preferences, specific court practices and expectations, as well as important tips.


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filmed on:09/29/2008
Title:  Fee Agreements
Speaker:  Robert K. Sall Esq.
Summary:  Attorney Robert Sall provides a 'nutshell' presentation on fee agreements including valuable resources, must-know code sections, and practical tips.


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filmed on:09/23/2008
Title:  Preparing Your Client for Deposition
Speaker:  William S. O'Hare, Esq.
Summary:  Veteran attorney William O'Hare discusses the ins and outs of preparing your client for deposition.


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filmed on:08/26/2008
Title:  Civility in the Courtroom
Speaker:  The Honorable Kim R. Hubbard
Summary:  Judge Hubbard offers a judicial perspective and some excellent advice on the importance of practicing civility - as well as law - in the courtroom.


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filmed on:07/15/2008
Title:  Persuasive Writing
Speaker:  Marjorie G. Fuller, Esq.
Summary:  Appellate attorney and professional writer Marjorie Fuller provides invaluable tips and advice on how to write like a persuasive pro.


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filmed on:06/26/2008
Title:  Law and Motion: Ex Parte Notice
Speaker:  The Honorable Thierry P. Colaw
Summary:  A view from the bench…Judge Colaw provides a judicial perspective and several useful tips on filing Ex Parte applications.


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filmed on:06/26/2008
Title:  Do What You Love, Love What You Do
Speaker:  Jeanne A. Thomas, Esq.
Summary:  Attorney Jeanne Thomas shares some valuable insights as well as her own unique perspective on balancing life/work issues in the practice of law.

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