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2019 Barristers Officers and Board

President: Maggie W. Trinh of Curley, Hurtgen & Johnsrud LLP

Vice President: Joanna M. Wald of De Ita & Lowe, LLP

Treasurer: Angelica Ayar of Ayar Law Offices

Secretary: Khloe Lee of Law Office of Khloe Lee

Board: Roxanne Jen, Khloe Lee, David T. Nazzaro, Angelica M. Ayar, Ariel Rief, Janelle Allen, Stephanie Louie, Brooke Murphy, Mallory Barr, and Adam Juratovac.


The Barristers is an Organization of new lawyers (36 years of age or younger or in the practice for 10 years or less) committed to professional growth, community service, and social networking.  Barristers perform philanthropic services for the community.  The Barristers Section meets on the 1rst Wednesday of the Month.

If you are a Barrister and are seeking to get more involved in your local legal community in 2019, please contact Maggie W. Trinh at mtrinh@chjllp.com  or Khloe Lee at kleeatty@gmail.com.

Please join us for our monthly meeting. The meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month. All Barristers are welcome!
No RSVP necessary.

Volunteer Opportunity – Summer BBQ at Haven House
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 4:30 pm to 8:00 p.m.

Haven House
260 Van Buren Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025

The Barristers are looking for volunteers to join them as they host a Summer BBQ for the families of Haven House in Menlo Park. Haven House provides assistance and shelter for homeless families from our community.

Volunteers will set up, serve dinner, and play games with the children.  To volunteer or for more information, please contact Stephanie Louie at Stephyahlouie@gmail.com or (310) 995-6217

Brown Bag Series w/ the Honorable Sean Dabel
Thursday, August 08, 2019; 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

San Mateo County Superior Court – Hall of Justice
400 County Center
Dept 26 Courtroom 6A
Redwood City, CA 94063

Please join the Barristers as the Honorable Sean Dabel shares his perspective from the Family Law Bench, and provides the Barristers with invaluable insight from the bench.  Do not miss this opportunity to hear from a judicial officer about what is expected and not expected when appearing in Court.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask non-case specific questions.

1 Hour of General Law MCLE credit will be provided for attendance.
Don’t forget to bring your own lunch.

Cost: FREE
Registration: Click here to log-in online and register for this event.

This event is for Barristers only. Any questions please email Joanna Wald.

2019 Annual Judges’ Luncheon
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

San Mateo County History Museum  “The Old Courthouse”
2200 Broadway
Redwood City, CA 94063

Please join the Barristers’ Section for a convivial meeting to honor our esteemed Bench and welcome new members of the Bar. This is a wonderful opportunity for new attorneys to meet and mingle with the Bench and Bar.

Sponsorship: For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Maggie W. Trinh at mtrinh@chjllp.com.

Individual registration will be available shortly on the SMCBA website.


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Our Facebook group page (“San Mateo County Bar Association Barristers”) has information about our upcoming events as well as other events for young or new lawyers.  Join the group page for access to these event details.