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

Upcoming Regional Events

October 13, 2021
West: Business Development Bootcamp

November 18, 2021
Northwest Local Meetup 11/18

November 18, 2021
SoCal: Networking Reception


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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
Director of Business Development and Marketing
Meyers Nave
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
Director of Marketing & Business Development
Boxer + Gerson LLP
Oakland, California

2021 Director-At-Large

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

2021 Director-At-Large

Kate White
Client Relationship Program Director
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLC
Seattle, WA

2021 Director-At-Large

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