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Join us in honoring over 1,800

PLC Save-the-Date VFJ 2022

Thursday, June 16
5:30pm – 8:30pm
The Promenade and Gardens
1570 Scenic Avenue
Costa Mesa

On Thursday, June 16 leaders from the Orange County legal, business and civic communities will join together IN PERSON in support of the Public Law Center’s annual Volunteers for Justice Event. We hope you can be part of this inspiring event that also provides an opportunity to support the over 1,500 volunteer attorneys, paralegals and law students who work with us to provide free legal services to low-income residents.

2022 Honorees

Troutman Pepper
Law Firm of the Year

Women’s Transitional Living Center, Inc.
Community Partner of the Year

With Special Recognition To

Kenneth Babcock

Kenneth W. Babcock
Executive Director & General Counsel
Public Law Center

In honor of his upcoming retirement
and 22 years of dedicated service
to the Public Law Center.

$250 Individual Ticket

$100 Judiciary/Government/Nonprofit Rate

Event Committee

Sam Dorey

Samantha E. Dorey
Everett Dorey LLP

Thomas Manakides

Thomas A. Manakides
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

John E. Altstadt
Altstadt Consulting

LaVal Brewer
South County Outreach

Steve Cardoza
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Joseph L. Chairez

Eric M. Dominguez

Jose Gonzalez
Bentley & More LLP

Casey Johnson

Christy Lea
Knobbe Martens
President, PLC Board of Directors

Deborah Mallgrave
Greenberg Gross LLP

Danielle M. Mayer

Daniel S. Robinson
Robinson Calcagnie, Inc.

Darrell White
Kimura London & White LLP

Kris Wood

Christina Zabat-Fran
St. John Knits, Inc.

Nicholas M. Zovko
Knobbe Martens

Silent Auction Committee

Sayuri P. Espinosa
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

John E. Altstadt
Altstadt Consulting

Matthew Arnold
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Jenna Bilgore
Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP

Nicole Carbonel
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

Jordan M. Cox
Knobbe Martens

Philip Duclos
Enenstein Pham & Glass LLP

Adriana Erquiaga
Latham & Watkins LLP

Justin J. Gillett
Knobbe Martens

Matthew Hallman
Bryan Cave

Courtney B. Lockhart
Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP

Lauren Shelby
Enenstein Pham & Glass LLP

Danielle M. Mayer

Marcus McCutcheon

Anne Nicholson
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Nicolette Nunez
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Bree A. Oswald

Aaron M. Rubin

Alexis Sadakane
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Kendall E. Youngman
Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP

Jiaxiao Zhang
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP

Nicholas M. Zovko
Knobbe Martens


For more information, contact April Schley, Manager of Special Events & Donor Relations, at