Meet the Leadership Team

President
Christopher V. Hawkins
Sullivan Hill
San Diego
hawkins@sullivanhill.com

Conference Co-Chair
Kyra Andrassy
Smiley Wang-Ekvall LLP
Costa Mesa
kandrassy@swelawfirm.com

Vice President & Pro Bono Chair
Ed Hays
Marshack Hays LLP
Irvine
Ehays@MarshackHays.com

Conference Co-Chair
Dennis D. Miller
Lubin Olson & Niewiadomski LLP
San Francisco
dmiller@lubinolson.com

Judicial Liaison
Chief Judge Roger Efremsky
US Bankruptcy Court
Northern District of California

Conference Co-Chair
John N. Tedford IV
Danning Gill Diamond & Kollitz LLP
Los Angeles
jnt@dgdk.com

Education Co-Chair
Lovee Sarenas
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Los Angeles
lovee.sarenas@lewisbrisbois.com

Consumer Co-Chair
David M. Goodrich
Weiland Golden Goodrich LLP
Costa Mesa
dgoodrich@wgllp.com

Education Co-Chair
Richard Golubow
Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander LLP
Orange County
rgolubow@wcghlaw.com

Consumer Co-Chair
Summer M. Shaw
Doling Shaw & Hanover APC
Palm Desert
ss@dshapc.com

Education Co-Chair
Michael Sweet
Fox Rothschild LLP
San Francisco
msweet@foxrothschild.com

YIP Co-Chair
Jessica Bagdanov
Brutzkus Gubner Rozansky Seror Weber LLP
Los Angeles
jbagdanov@bg.law

Program Book Co-Chair
Cathy Ta
Best Best & Krieger LLP
Los Angeles
cathy.ta@bbklaw.com

YIP Co-Chair
Kelly L. Pope
Downey Brand
Sacramento
kpope@downeybrand.com

Program Book Co-Chair
Jennifer Niemann
Felderstein Fitzgerald
Willoughby & Pascuzzi LLP
Sacramento
jniemann@ffwplaw.com

Program Book Co-Chair
Kathryn M.S. Catherwood
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
San Diego
kcatherwood@grsm.com

Tennis Chair
Peter C. Califano
Cooper White & Cooper LLP
Bay Area
pcalifano@cwclaw.com

Golf Chair
Robert G. Harris
Binder & Malter LLP
Bay Area
rob@bindermalter.com
 

Association News

You can get involved! The 2019 Conference Planning Committee has volunteer leadership opportunities available for the May conference at Westin Mission Hills. Contact president Chris Hawkins for details.