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ATTORNEY LINDA E. SPIEGEL TO BE INSTALLED AS
PRESIDENT OF BEVERLY HILLS BAR ASSOCIATION
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, 5:30 P.M.
AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, LOS ANGELES
Hon. Barry Russell Installs Spiegel and Other BHBA Officers;
NBC4 Southern California Chief Political Reporter Conan Nolan Is Guest Speaker
Linda E. Spiegel, of the Law Offices of Linda Spiegel in Beverly Hills, is being installed as President of the Board of Governors of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) at the organization’s annual Installation and Awards Dinner on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 5:30 P.M., at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. The Honorable Barry Russell, Bankruptcy Judge in the Central District of California, is administering the oath of office to Spiegel and her board as well as the officers of the BHBA Barristers, the newer lawyers’ section of the Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation, the charitable affiliate of the BHBA. In addition, several BHBA awards are being presented to members for their outstanding service.
The guest speaker is Conan Nolan, chief political reporter for NBC4 Southern California and anchor of the station’s “News Conference,” the longest running political/public affairs program in Southern California television.
Spiegel’s practice focuses on leasing, management and related landlord tenant matters for both commercial and residential property. She has represented various California real estate licensees and developers in connection with the creation of homeowners associations, issuance of sub-division public reports and the sale of master planned residential subdivisions. Spiegel, Certified Mediator-Attorney at Law, has been published in the Los Angeles County Bar Association Real Property Review, the Beverly Hills Bar Association Bar Brief and the Bar Wire. She joined the BHBA immediately following her admission to the California State Bar and becomes the sixth past Barristers President to be installed as BHBA President, and the tenth woman President to lead the bar association. She received the BHBA President’s Award for outstanding service to the Association and also garnered the Lawrence J. Blake Award for service to the Barristers. Spiegel has successfully moved the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court 10 times for the admission of BHBA members to practice before the Court in Washington, D.C. She earned a Bachelor of Arts at UCLA and a Juris Doctorate from Whittier College School of Law.
In addition to Spiegel, other Board of Governors officers being sworn in are President-Elect Howard S Fredman; First Vice-President Howard S. Fisher; Second Vice-President Richard Kaplan; Secretary/Treasurer LaVonne Lawson; and Immediate Past President Diane Karpman.
The BHBA Barristers cabinet members to be installed are President Doron Eghbali; President Elect William Wenzel; Treasurer Yan Goldshteyn; Secretary Nadira Imam; and Immediate Past President Autumn Ronda.
Beverly Hills Bar Foundation leaders to be invested include President Gillian N. Brown; President-Elect Stephen P. Webb; Vice President Development Steve Young; Vice Chair Scholarships Daren Schlecter; Vice-President Grants Jill Levin; Treasurer Jim Jahant; Secretary Marc A. Lieberman; and Immediate Past President Bonita Moore.
Outstanding service awards to be bestowed include the President’s Award to Hon. Lawrence W. Crispo (Ret.); the Board of Governors’ Award to Robert K. Wrede; the Chief Executive Officer’s Award to Suzanne E. Schwartz; the Barristers’ Lawrence J. Blake Award to Megan R. Peitzke; The Louis B. Fox Award to Marc R. Staenberg, BHBA President & CEO.
Proceeds from the Installation and Awards Dinner support the educational and community outreach programs of the BHBA.
The Beverly Hills Bar Association, serving the Los Angeles region since 1931, is the fifth largest bar association in California with nearly 6,000 members. Its mission is to serve its members, to lead the legal profession and to advocate for justice in the community.
The Installation Dinner is sponsored by Matloff Life, Health and Disability Insurance and the law firm Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones. Tickets to the dinner are $250 per person until September 17 and $275 thereafter. The Four Seasons Hotel is located at 300 South Doheny Drive in Los Angeles. For tickets or information call (310) 601-2422 or visit www.bhba.org.
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