CAOC Annual Awards

Consumer Attorney of the Year Award
The Consumer Attorney of the Year Award is given to a plaintiff's lawyer who achieved a significant result in a case that assisted consumers or changed consumer law for the better in California.
 
Past Recipients
Darren M. Pirozzi
Gregory G. Rizio
Brian J. Panish
Gregory L. Bentley
Deborah S. Chang
Gregory R. Vanni
Steven M. Campora
Frank M. Pitre
Brian Chase
Scott Ritsema
W. Timothy Needham
Michael J. Crowley
Amelia F. Burroughs
Patrik Griego
Michael D. Thamer
Christopher J. Healey
Roger Dreyer
Harvey Levine
Gary A. Dordick
Albro L. Lundy III
Warren R. Paboojian
Raymond P. Boucher
Christopher Dolan
Paul Caputo
Thomas J. Brandi
James C. Sturdevant
Mark T. Johnson
Terry O'Reilly
Lisa Stern
William Shernoff

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Street Fighter of the Year Award
The Street Fighter of the Year Award is given to a small practitioner (no more than 5 attorneys in the firm and less than ten years a member of the bar) that achieved a significant result in a case that exemplifies the everyday struggles of the small practitioner in California.
 
Past Recipients
Micha Star Liberty
Kathryn Stebner
Valerie McGinty
Kirsten M. Fish
Daniel K. Balaban
David Arbogast
Jeffrey Burns
Shawn A. McMillan
Dennis A. Schoville
Louis G. Arnell
Patrik Griego
Scott C. Glovsky
Lisa Maki

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Robert E. Cartwright, Sr. Award
The Robert E. Cartwright, Sr. Award is given in recognition of excellence in trial advocacy and dedication to teaching trial advocacy to fellow lawyers and to the public.
 
Past Recipients
Brian J. Panish
Christine D. Spagnoli
Gretchen M. Nelson
Michael A. Kelly
Amy Fisch Solomon
Craig Needham
Scott Sumner
R. Rex Parris
Thomas Anderson
Robert Cartwright
Ronald Rouda
Thomas Brandi
Wylie Aitken
Thomas Girardi
Sharon Arkin

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Marvin E. Lewis Award
The Marvin E. Lewis Award is given in recognition of continued guidance, loyalty and dedication, all of which have been an inspiration to fellow attorneys.
 
Past Recipients
Lesley Ann Clement
Brian S. Kabateck
Niall P. McCarthy
Kathryn A. Stebner
Mark P. Robinson, Jr.
Christine Spagnoli
Don Galine
Gary M. Paul
Bruce Broillet
Sharon Arkin
Browne Greene
Bruce Brusavich
Ronald Rouda
David Casey
Walter Lack
Thomas Girardi

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Edward I. Pollock Award
The Edward I. Pollock Award is given in recognition of many years of dedication, outstanding efforts and effectiveness on behalf of the causes and ideals.
 
Past Recipients
Mark P. Robinson, Jr.
Thomas V. Girardi
Christopher B. Dolan
John A.Montevideo
David A. Rosen
Frank Pitre
Don Ernst
Elizabeth J. Cabraser
Joseph Cotchett
John Denove
Bruce Brusavich
Bruce Broillet
Mary Alexander
Bruce Broillet
Rick Simons
Laurence Drivon

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