From its agrarian beginnings to status as a major economic power, lawyers and judges played a key role in the development of Orange County, California. Raising the OC Bar spotlights the rich and unique history of the Orange County legal community including stories about landmark cases, impactful institutions, and legal trailblazers.
A Discussion with Justice William Bedsworth
An in-depth discussion with Justice William Bedsworth about his personal and professional background including his first legal job with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, path to the Orange County Superior Court bench and appointment to the California Court of Appeal, groundbreaking decisions, and much more.
Former Presidents of the Orange County Bar Association and its current CEO/Executive Director discuss the growth of the Orange County legal community, the role the OCBA has played in the development of legal institutions in Orange County, and the impact the OCBA has had on the larger Orange County community.
CLA SoCal History
Current and former leaders of Community Legal Aid SoCal and other key players discuss the genesis of the organization and its work in serving the legal needs of low-income people in Orange County and beyond from the 1958 to the present.
Current and former leaders of The Public Law Center discuss the genesis of the organization, its growth over the years, and its impact in providing free legal services to low-income residents in Orange County since 1981.