Josh Groban Nominated To Cal. Supreme Court

Posted by:

On Wednesday, November 24, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown nominated Joshua Groban to fill retired Justice Kathryn Wedergar’s seat on the California Supreme Court.  For the past 8 years, Mr. Groban has served as Governor Brown’s Senior Advisor for Judicial Appointments, overseeing the appointment of approximately 600 state court judges and justices.  One of Mr. Groban’s top priorities in evaluating judicial candidates was promoting diversity and equality.  During Mr. Groban’s tenure, a record numbers ...

Continue Reading →
0

THLA Endorses Nicholas J. Fox to Serve on the San Diego County Bar Board of Directors

Posted by:

The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association (THLA) is pleased to endorse long-time THLA member, and former THLA Co-President, Nicholas Fox in the upcoming election for the San Diego County Bar Board of Directors.

Mr. Fox has served on the THLA Board since 2012, after graduating from the University of San Diego School of Law.  He served two terms as Co-President of the organization from 2013-2015 and 2016-2018.  Under his leadership, THLA grew its membership significantly and increased its outreach to the ...

Continue Reading →
1

Loren G. Freestone Appointed To San Diego Superior Court

Posted by:

Tom Homann LGBT Law Association Congratulates Loren G. Freestone on Appointment to the Superior Court Bench

The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association (THLA) congratulates long-time member, and former board member, Loren G. Freestone on his appointment as Judge of the Superior Court of California for the County of San Diego.

THLA commends Governor Jerry Brown on his commitment to diversity in our Judiciary in his selection of an openly LGBTQ individual to the bench.  Mr. Freestone earned his Juris Doctor degree from ...

Continue Reading →
0

THLA’s Response to the Decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop

Posted by:

Yesterday, in a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, a case addressing a Colorado baker’s refusal to make a wedding cake for Charlie Craig and David Mullins, a same-sex couple in Colorado.  Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion and the Court narrowly ruled in favor of the baker based on the unique facts in the case.  While THLA certainly wanted a different result, the case itself does not provide ...

Continue Reading →
0

THLA Announces 2018 Award Recipients

Posted by:

THLA, in conjunction with returning Title Sponsor Casey Gerry, is proud to announce the 2018 Awards Recipients who will be honored at THLA’s 25th Annual Awards and Installation Dinner:

Scott B. Erhlich:  Community Pioneer

 

OutServe-SLND:  Service To The Community

 

Kyle W. Nageotte:  Co-Presidents’ Award

 

Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

The THLA 25th Annual Dinner will take place on Thursday, April 12, 2018.  THLA will return to the historic US Grant Hotel for a fabulous evening celebrating LGBTQ+ equality and the work that has yet to be ...

Continue Reading →
0

Todd Stevens Elected Treasurer of Cal. State Bar Board of Trustees

Posted by:

Congratulations to Todd Stevens!  THLA Member Todd Stevens was recently elected to serve as Treasurer to the California State Bar Board of Trustees.  Todd will join Michael Colantuono (first openly gay President of the State Bar) in running the Board next year.  A reception for Todd and Michael will take place on November 15, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles County Law Library.  Reach out to the LA LGBT Bar for more information on attending. ...

Continue Reading →
0

THLA Issues Statement on President’s Ban on Transgender Individuals In the Military

Posted by:

THLA STATEMENT ON RECENT ADMINISTRATION ACTIONS

The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association (“THLA”), San Diego County’s LGBTQ Bar Association, unequivocally denounces President Donald J. Trump’s decision to ban those in our transgender community from serving our nation in our Armed Forces.  We stand with the thousands of active duty and former transgender service members, their families, and the community-at-large against this act of prejudice.  No one should face discrimination based on identity alone, least of all the heroic Americans who chose ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 1 of 2 12