New Lawyers Division

The purpose of the New Lawyers Division (NLD) is to stimulate the interest and commitment of New Lawyers in the objectives of CAOC, generate new members for CAOC, provide public services focusing on the preservation of the civil justice system, Trial By Jury and other civic-oriented projects, develop statewide professional relationships and assist members of CAOC in the early stages of their careers by ensuring that all CAOC components give appropriate attention to the needs of New Lawyers.
 
The NLD of CAOC works with CAOC to achieve its purpose by encouraging social networking, continuing legal education, scholarship, and increased legal proficiency by developing and advancing affordable programs, materials, services, and products specifically designed to assist and benefit New Lawyers. The NLD of CAOC provides a statewide discussion forum among New Lawyers to create a unified voice for New Lawyers within CAOC. The NLD of CAOC provides a system of networking with new and experienced attorneys to ensure that the next generation of CAOC members and their leadership are dedicated to the CAOC mission, the evolution of CAOC and embrace the diversity of California.
 
 
 
Chair
Paymon Khatibi

Khatibi Law
Chair-Elect
Neil Gehlawat

Chain Cohn Stiles
Treasurer
Brooke Bove

DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo
 
Membership Chair
Parisima Roshanzamir

Roshanzamir Law Firm
Political Chair
Doug Brewer

Walter Clark Legal Group
Social Committee Chair
Natalie Lupo
Dolan Law Firm
 
Education Committee Chair
Carlie Bouslaugh

Gomez Trial Attorneys
Publication and Marketing Committee Chair
Kristen Barton

Gomez Trial Attorneys
Public Service Committee Chair
Victoria Lazar

Gomez Trial Attorneys
 
Law School Development Committee Chair - South
Max Halpern

Gomez Trial Attorneys
Immediate Past Chair
Ryan O’Connell
Rucka O’Boyle Lombardo & McKenna
SF Bay Area Regional Chair
Ethan Niedermeyer
Dolan Law Firm
 
Los Angeles/Valley Regional Chair
Jonathan Bakhsheshian

Banafsheh, Danesh & Javid, PC
Inland/Empire/Desert Regional Chair
Megan G. Demshki
Aitken Aitken & Cohn, LLP
San Diego Regional Chair
Rachel Jurad
Simpson Law Group