Welcome to the West Region
Thank You to Our 2021 West Sponsors

Upcoming Regional Events

June 23, 2021
Los Angeles: 4th Annual CMO Forum

July 15, 2021
WEST: Summer Social - Drag Queen Bingo


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Latest Regional News

West Local Groups


LMA welcomes members' interest in convening a local group. In addition to the four local groups noted below, the LMA West Region has a Virtual Local Group for members who live and work throughout the region, but not located within established geographical boundaries of other local groups. Contact regionsupport@legalmarketing.org to learn more.

Bay Area Los Angeles Northwest Southern California


LMA Regional Board Members


Robin D. Gerard
Chief Marketing Officer
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
Newport Beach, CA

2021 President

Kristy Werness
Director of Marketing & Communications
Irell & Manella
Los Angeles, CA

2021 President-Elect

Clare E. Ota, MBA
Senior Marketing Manager - Industry Groups
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
San Francisco, CA

2021 Immediate Past President

Jennifer Evans
Executive Legal Recruiter/Co-Founder
Access Talent Solutions, LLC
Trabuco Canyon, CA

2021 Treasurer

Mohib Qidwai
Marketing Manager
Los Angeles, CA

2021 Secretary

Heather Shearer
Chief Marketing Officer
Gordon & Rees
San Francisco, CA

2021 Treasurer-Elect

Cheryl Bame
Bame Public Relations
Los Angeles, CA

2021 Director-At-Large

John Buchanan
Senior Communications Manager
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
San Francisco, CA

2021 Director-At-Large

Clayton Dodds
Business Development & Marketing Manager
Justia, Inc.
Walnut Creek, CA

2021 Director-At-Large

Marie Hsing
Senior Business Development & Marketing Manager
Allen Matkins
Los Angeles, CA

2021 Director-At-Large

Kate White
Design Build Legal
Seattle, WA

2021 Director-At-Large

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