Umberg/Zipser LLP (U/Z) was proud to support the Veterans Legal Institute (VLI) 2019 Lawyers for Warriors Networking and Fundraising Event on at the Center Club in Costa Mesa. U/Z’s Tom Umberg (a decorated veteran), Dean Zipser, Scott Garner, and Mei Tsang attended and showed their support for VLI and the evening’s honorees. VLI provides pro →
The Orange County Asian American Bar Association (OCAABA) celebrated the Moon Festival by holding their Annual Moon Festival Mixer at the Newport Beach Civic Center. Umberg/Zipser LLP (U/Z) once again was a proud sponsor of this event. Partners Dean Zipser, Tom Umberg, and Mei Tsang, attended the event to celebrate with their fellow OCAABA members. →
We are proud to announce that business litigation partner Vikki Vander Woude and patent agent Nicole Ballew Chang, Ph.D have joined U/Z. Vikki focuses her practice on commercial litigation, litigation consulting and neutral services. Nicole focuses on domestic and international patent prosecution in biotechnology, life sciences, and chemical arts.
U/Z’s co-founding partner Dean Zipser will serve on Governor Newsom’s Judicial Selection Advisory Committee. Dean and his fellow committee members will provide preliminary, non-partisan feedback on candidates and help promote a diverse and inclusive nomination process for California’s judiciary.
Partner Scott Garner wrote an article for the May 2019 issue of the OCBA’s Orange County Lawyer titled, “Mandatory Malpractice Insurance: An Attack on Access to Justice” discussing the State Bar’s recent vote against a mandate, and explores current nationwide conversations on the topic.
We are a proud supporter of the Public Law Center Orange County and again sponsored this year’s Volunteers for Justice Annual Dinner. Public Law Center is Orange County’s pro bono law firm committed to providing access to justice for low-income and vulnerable residents.
Co-founding partner Dean Zipser co-presented a section appropriately titled “Mediation: Like a Fine Scotch,” discussing the fundamentals of conducting a successful mediation with the Honorable Nancy Wieben Stock (Ret.), and Joel Miliband at OCBA’s Scotland CLE Seminar.