Erin (Mindoro) Ezra

Erin Mindoro Ezra is the managing partner of Berger Kahn’s South Orange County office. Erin is licensed in both California and New York and focuses her practice on insurance coverage and employment. With both a J.D. and MBA degree, Erin excels in balancing complex legal issues with the practical realities facing California businesses.

Erin primarily advises clients in insurance coverage matters, particularly liability insurance, regarding claims-related rights and obligations. Additionally, Erin counsels insurance company clients in evaluating potential exposure and risks for high-value claims.

Erin has also successfully represented clients in wage and hour disputes, sexual harassment, discrimination, accommodation, retaliation, and other employment disputes. She also conducts investigations stemming from employee grievances.

Erin consistently garners recognition from Super Lawyers Rising Stars to the lists of “Up-and-Coming 25: Orange County Rising Stars,” “Up-and-Coming 100: Southern California Rising Stars,” and “Up-and-Coming 50: Women Southern California Rising Stars,” Super Lawyers’ “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California.” Erin has been selected to Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” for Insurance Coverage and holds an Avvo Clients’ Choice award for her glowing client reviews and a perfect “10” rating.

Erin, who initially practiced in New York, has successfully handled appeals, including published opinions in Bourdeau Bros., Inc. v. Bennett, 901 N.Y.S.2d 878 (App. Div. 3d. Dep’t 2010), McCormick v. Bechtol, 891 N.S. Y.2d 188 (App. Div. 3d Dep’t 2009), and Klotz v. Warick, 863 N.Y.S.2d 103 (App. Div. 3d Dep’t 2008).

Known for her insightful legal commentary, Erin is frequently published in top legal publications, including:

“Spring showers bring flowers: why personal auto policies may not cover delivery drivers”
Westlaw Today & Thomson Reuters – April 26, 2022

“When insurance policies are not in concert: the sad song of instrumentality exceptions”
Westlaw Today & Thomson Reuters – March 4, 2022

“Avoiding Bad Faith Damages: How to Handle Short-Fuse Policy Limit Settlement Demands”
Carrier Management — January 11, 2022

“No Houdinis here: court skepticism of ‘other insurance’ escape clauses”
Westlaw Today & Thomson Reuters — January 7, 2022

“Viewpoint: New Year’s Resolutions For Handling Short-Fuse Settlement Demands”
Claims Journal — January 3, 2022

“Maximizing protection: risky business, exposed assets, and insurance coverage”
Westlaw Today & Thomson Reuters — October 15, 2021

“Your Uber is here: Which auto insurance goes along for the ride?”
Reuters.com – July 23, 2021

“Are Nail Salons Lousy with the Law?
Daily Journal – June 20, 2015

“Taking a Pregnant Pause: Potential Pitfalls in Applying the Business Judgment Rule and the Mixed Motive Defense in Employment Cases”
O.C. Lawyer – October 1, 2014

“Mixed Emotions on the Mixed Motive Defense”
Law360 – May 18, 2014

Erin is committed to community service, serving the Orange County legal community on the Associate Board for the Project Youth OCBF Member, a mentor for the OCAABA and the OCBA, and a volunteer arbitrator for the mandatory attorney fee dispute program.

University at Buffalo, State University of New York (JD/MBA, 2007)
  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Student Attorney for Buffalo Law School Securities Clinic
La Sierra University (BS Finance and Risk Management, 2001)
  • Cum Laude and Honors Program
  • Senior Honors Thesis: Conditional Risk and Return in South Africa
  • Alumni Award, School of Business & Management
Law Clerk for the Law Offices of Kantor & Godwin, PLLC, Williamsville, New York
Law Clerk for Friestad Law Firm, APC, San Diego, California
Summer Associate for Hiscock & Barclay, Buffalo, New York
Legislative Extern for former United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
California
U.S. District Court, Central and Eastern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
New York
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
Orange County Asian American Bar Association (OCAABA)
The National Voice of the Asian Pacific American Legal Community (NAPABA)
State Bar of California
Project Youth, Orange County Bar Foundation, Associate Board Member
Orange County Bar Association
  • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Insurance Law Section
2021 Lawyer Monthly: Workplace Harassment Law Lawyer of the Year
2021 Finance Monthly: Labour & Employment Law Lawyer of the Year
The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2022
The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2021
2021 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2020 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2019 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2018 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2017 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2016 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2015 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2014 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2013 Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”
2020 Up-and-Coming 25: “Orange County Rising Stars”
2019 Up-and-Coming 25: “Orange County Rising Stars”
2017 Up-and-Coming 25: “Orange County Rising Stars”
2016 Up-and-Coming 25: “Orange County Rising Stars
2015 Up-and-Coming 25: “Orange County Rising Stars”
2021 Up-and-Coming 50: “Women Southern California Rising Stars”
2020 Up-and-Coming 50: “Women Southern California Rising Stars”
2019 Up-and-Coming 50: “Women Southern California Rising Stars”
2017 Up-and-Coming 50: “Women Southern California Rising Stars”
2016 Up-and-Coming 50: “Women Southern California Rising Stars”
2015 Up-and-Coming 50: “Women Southern California Rising Stars”
2015 Up-and-Coming 100: “Southern California Rising Stars”
2021 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2020 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2019 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2018 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2017 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2016 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2015 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2014 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
2013 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

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Partner Erin Ezra Featured on Podcast “Latte With a Lawyer”
Latte With a Lawyer – August 26, 2022

Berger Kahn Attorneys’ Article Published in Reuters -- “Suing Insurance Agents For Failing to Predict Future Needs?”
Reuters – August 19, 2022

“Switching Gears on E-bike Insurance Coverage: The Wheels of the Policies Keep Turning” Article Published in Reuters
Reuters – June 24, 2022

Spring Showers Bring Flowers – Article by Partner Erin Ezra, and Associates Jamie Rice and Miles Dawson Published in Reuters
Reuters – April 29, 2022

Berger Kahn Article on “Instrumentality” Exclusions published in Reuters
Reuters – March 7, 2022

Claims Journal Ranks “Viewpoint: New Year’s Resolutions for Handling Short-Fuse Settlement Demands” Among Top 10 Articles
Claims Journal – January 12, 2022

Carrier Management Magazine Selects Article as Lead Feature on Homepage
Carrier Management Magazine – January 12, 2022

“No Houdinis Here: Court Skepticism of ‘Other Insurance’ Escape Clauses” Article Published in Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuter – January 10, 2022

“Viewpoint: New Year’s Resolutions for Handling Short-Fuse Settlement Demands” by David Ezra, Erin Ezra, and Jamil Shaaban published in Claims Journal
Claims Journal – January 4, 2022

“Maximizing Protection”— Article by Partner Erin Ezra, and Associates Nandita Nayyar and Miles Dawson Published in Reuters
Westlaw Today – October 18, 2021

Erin Mindoro Ezra Awarded Finance Monthly’s 2021 Legal Award
Lawyer Monthly – September 22, 2021

Erin Mindoro Ezra Awarded Lawyer Monthly’s 2021 Workplace Harassment Law Lawyer of the Year
Lawyer Monthly – September 7, 2021

Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra and Associate Jamie Rice Named to Best Lawyers 2022 “Ones to Watch”
Best Lawyers – August 19, 2021

Berger Kahn Attorneys’ Insurance Article Featured on Reuters and Westlaw Today
Reuters – July 23, 2021

“Top Women Attorneys in Southern California” Recognizes Erin (Mindoro) Ezra to Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers – July 19, 2021

Erin Ezra Named in Best Lawyers 2021 “Women in Law” Business Edition
Best Lawyers – June 21, 2021

Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Named to Super Lawyers 2021 “Southern California Rising Stars”
Super Lawyers – June 8, 2021

Partner Erin Ezra Speaks to Students at Cal State San Bernardino
California State University San Bernardino – October 27, 2020

Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Named to Best Lawyers 2021 “Ones to Watch”
Best Lawyers – August 20, 2020

Shareholder Teresa Ponder and Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Recognized to List of Super Lawyers Southern California Women’s Edition
Super Lawyers – August 7, 2020

Erin Ezra Attends Orange County Bar Foundation Scholarship Ceremony
OCBF – August 4, 2020

Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Named to Super Lawyers 2020 “Rising Stars”
Super Lawyers – August 4, 2020

Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Named to Super Lawyers 2020 “Rising Stars,” “Up-And-Coming 25” and “Up-And-Coming 50”
Super Lawyers – June 9, 2020

Partner Erin Ezra and Associate Jaime Rice Publish Covid FFCRA Guide in Medium.com
Meduim – April 24, 2020

“Top Women Attorneys in Southern California” Recognizes Teresa Ponder and Erin (Mindoro) Ezra to Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers – August 7, 2019

Berger Kahn Attorneys Named to “Top 100” “Orange County Top 50” and “Up-and-Coming” Lists of Southern California and San Diego Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers – August 2, 2019

“Top Women Attorneys in Southern California” Recognizes Teresa Ponder and Erin (Mindoro) Ezra to Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers – March 29, 2019

Berger Kahn Prevails On Recent NLRB Charge
National Labor Relations Board – March 22, 2019

Erin Ezra Featured in Orange County Attorney Journal for Being Named to Southern California Super Lawyers 2018 “Rising Stars” List
Attorney Journal – October 22, 2018

Berger Kahn Attends OCBA’s ADR Section July Meeting Featuring Retired Shareholder Lance LaBelle
Orange County Bar Association – August 6, 2018

Shareholder Teresa Ponder and Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Recognized to List of Super Lawyers Southern California Women’s Edition
Super Lawyers – August 6, 2018

Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Named to Super Lawyers 2018 “Rising Stars”
Super Lawyers – July 7, 2018

Attorney Journal Features Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra for her Selection to Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
Attorney Journal – October 9, 2017

Shareholder Teresa Ponder and Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra Recognized to List of Super Lawyers Southern California Women’s Edition
Super Lawyers – July 14, 2017

Partner Erin Mindoro Named to Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
Super Lawyers – June 5, 2017

Partner Erin Mindoro Featured in Election Day Avvo Guide for Employer Rules in California
Avvo Legal Guides – November 8, 2016

Shareholder Teresa Ponder and Partner Erin Mindoro Featured in O.C. Attorney Journal
O.C. Attorney Journal – November 4, 2016

L.A. Daily News Features Erin Mindoro With Election Day Tips For Employers
L.A. Daily News – November 4, 2016

Shareholder Teresa Ponder and Partner Erin Mindoro Featured in the Super Lawyers Southern California “Top Women” Lists for 2016
Super Lawyers – September 1, 2016

Nails Magazine Features Partner Erin Mindoro On Non-Compete Contracts
Nails Magazine – August 3, 2016

Partner Erin Mindoro Featured in July Issue of Attorney Journal for Recognition in Super Lawyers
O.C. Attorney Journal – July 8, 2016

Partner Erin Mindoro Named to Super Lawyers “Rising Stars Top 25 Up-and-Coming Orange County” List for 2016
Super Lawyers – June 6, 2016

Principal Erin Mindoro Featured in HRM America in “Simplifying Background Checks” – A Guide for the Use of Background Checks in the Workplace
HRM America – December 4, 2015

Women on Business Magazine Features “Job Applicant Background Check Basics for Employers” by Berger Kahn Principal Erin Mindoro
Women on Business – December 4, 2015

Principal Erin Mindoro Featured in Attorney Journal for Promotion
O.C. Attorney Journal – November 16, 2015

Coast Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” Features Principals Craig Simon, Sherman Spitz, Lance LaBelle, David Ezra, and Erin Mindoro
Coast Magazine – October 1, 2015

Erin Mindoro Featured in Women On Business in “4 C’s to Correctly Classifying Independent Contractors”
Women on Business – August 18, 2015

O.C. Register Business Section Sunday Edition Features Promotion of Attorney Erin Mindoro to Partner
O.C. Register – August 18, 2015

Berger Kahn Promotes Erin Mindoro to Principal
Berger Kahn - August 1, 2015

Daily Journal Features Employment Law Column on Nail Salon Employment Issues by Attorney Erin Mindoro
Daily Journal – June 29, 2015

O.C. Bar Association Commends Berger Kahn Attorneys for Selection to Super Lawyers “Top” Lists
O.C. Bar Association – June 11, 2015

Attorney Erin Mindoro Recognized to List of Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” “Up-and-Coming”
Super Lawyers – June 5, 2015

Attorney Journal Features Berger Kahn Attorney Erin Mindoro for O.C. Bar Foundation Associate Board Role
O.C. Attorney Journal – February 4, 2015

Claims Journal Ranks Berger Kahn Column “What You May Not Know About Uninsured Motorist Claims” Among Top 10 Legal Articles
Claims Journal – January 2, 2015

Berger Kahn Attorneys Publish Article in O.C. Lawyer on Recent Trend in Employment Litigation Trial Practice and the Business Judgment Rule
O.C. Lawyer – October 1, 2014

Six Business Tips for Nail Salon Owners From Berger Kahn Employment Attorney Erin Mindoro Featured in Nails Magazine
Nails Magazine – September 1, 2014

Attorney Journal Community News Features Berger Kahn Attorneys for Recognition to List of Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys”
Orange County Attorney Journal – September 2, 2014

Claims Journal Magazine Features Berger Kahn Attorneys in 24-Hour Reporting Column “What You May Not Know About Uninsured Motorists Claims”
Claims Journal – August 26, 2014

Business Publication “You The Entrepreneur” Features Article by Attorney Erin Mindoro Offering Six Legal Tips to Get More Out of an Employment Application
You The Entrepreneur – August 8, 2014

Los Angeles Magazine Features 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers List of “Top Women Attorneys” – Recognizing Three Berger Kahn Attorneys
Los Angeles Magazine – August 6, 2014

Attorney Erin Mindoro featured in HG Legal Resources “Nailing Down Independent Contractor Status”
HG Legal Resources – July 17, 2014

Super Lawyers Name Berger Kahn Attorneys Erin Mindoro and Jennifer Gordon to the List of 2014 Southern California “Rising Stars”
Super Lawyers – June 9, 2014

Law 360 Features Expert Analysis of Berger Kahn Attorneys Erin Mindoro and Heather Whitmore in “Mixed Emotions on the Mixed Motive Defense”
Law360 – May 18, 2014

Los Angeles Magazine: Attorneys Teresa Ponder and Erin Mindoro Named to the List of Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California” for 2013
Los Angeles Magazine – September 5, 2013

Super Lawyers names Berger Kahn Attorney Erin Mindoro to the List of 2013 Southern California “Rising Stars”
Super Lawyers – June 21, 2013

ABC7 News Features Berger Kahn Client and Former Costco Pharmacy Tech. Fired for Alerting Supervisors About Excessive Filling of Narcotic Prescriptions
ABC7 Los Angeles – February 21, 2013

Berger Kahn Prevails in Uninsured Motorist Benefits Case
Berger Kahn – August 31, 2012

Expert Employment Law Attorneys’ Year End Review on California Wage and Hour Cases
Berger Kahn – December 26, 2011
Berger Kahn Prevails On Recent NLRB Charge
Berger Kahn Partners Erin Ezra and Heather Whitmore and Associate Andrew Wyatt recently obtained a dismissal in favor of their client, an employer, on a Charge for violation of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The National Labor Relations Board dismissed the case on the grounds that the former employee’s conduct was unprotected and not concerted activity within the meaning of the NLRA.

Berger Kahn Prevails in Uninsured Motorist Benefits Case
Berger Kahn Associate Erin Mindoro and Principal David Ezra obtained a favorable judgment on August 20, 2012, in a case involving alleged uninsured motorist benefits and bad faith claims handling.
Berger Kahn Wins the Spirit Award at the 10th Annual Associate Board Brew Fest at the MET
Berger Kahn’s South OC Office attended the 10th Annual Associate Board Brew Fest at the MET this past Friday, June 17.

Berger Kahn is back for OCBF Project Youth’s Annual Game Day Fundraiser
On Saturday, March 26, 2022, Dave Ezra and associate board members Erin Ezra and Nandita Nayyar attended Orange County Bar Foundation Project Youth’s annual Game Day fundraiser.

Erin Ezra, Jamie Rice and Nandita Nayyar Volunteer at UCI Mock Trial Tournament
On the weekend of January 9, 2022, Berger Kahn attorneys Erin Ezra, Jamie Rice, and Nandita “Nan” Nayyar volunteered as judges at the University of California, Irvine’s 2022 virtual Beach Party Tournament.

Erin Ezra Volunteers at Pet Adoptions Event
On Sunday, December 5, Berger Kahn Partner and dog lover Erin Ezra volunteered with the OC Bar Association at “Home for the Holidays”— an OCBA-sponsored event.

Nandita Nayyar Joins Orange County Bar Foundation Associate Board
On the evening of December 2, 2021, David and Erin Ezra, Jess Nerren, Nandita Nayyar, and Jamie Rice attended Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s (OCBF) annual meeting and Society of Fellows recognition reception.

Berger Kahn Attorneys Volunteer for CRF-OC’s Mock Trial Competition
The Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange County (CRF-OC) is a non-profit organization that provides law-related education to Orange County Youth.

Berger Kahn Attorneys Volunteer at UCI Mock Trial Competition
On the weekend of November 13, 2021, Berger Kahn attorneys Erin Ezra, Nandita Nayyar, and Mallory Yumol volunteered as judges in UCI Mock Trial’s 2021 Anteater competition.

Berger Kahn Participates in OCBF Project Youth’s “Brewfest” Fundraiser
On Friday, October 8, 2021, Erin Ezra, David Ezra, Jamie Rice, Walker Macon, Jay Shaaban, Nandita Nayyar, and Hannah Hong attended Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s 9th Annual Associate Board Brewfest fundraiser.

Berger Kahn Fundraises to Support Local At-Risk Youth
The OC Marathon is back! That means that Berger Kahn will participate in Project Youth’s fundraising project for this year’s event on Saturday, November 6.

Erin Ezra Attends Project Youth OCBF’s Higher Education Mentoring Program (HEMA) Graduation
Last week, Berger Kahn Partner and Project Youth Associate Board Member Erin Ezra attended a virtual ceremony held by Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation (PY OCBF) to honor this year’s scholarship recipients.

Berger Kahn Attends UCI Pre-Law Networking Fair
On Friday, May 14, Partner Erin Ezra, Paralegal Hannah Hong, and Associates Andrew Wyatt, Miles Dawson, Nandita Nayyar, and Mallory Yumol virtually participated in a networking fair through the University of California, Irvine.

Berger Kahn Speaks at UCI Phi Alpha Delta Meeting
On Wednesday, May 5, Partner Erin Ezra, Paralegal Hannah Hong, and Associates Andrew Wyatt, Jamie Rice, Nan Nayyar, Jay Shaaban, and Walker Macon participated in a speaking engagement hosted by UCI’s Phi Alpha Delta chapter.

Berger Kahn Volunteers at UC Irvine Moot Court Competition
Throughout the month of February, partner Erin Ezra and associates Mallory Yumol, Michael Procopio, and Nandita Nayyar volunteered as justices for the 2021 UCI Law Moot Court Competition.

Dave and Erin Ezra Attend the OCBF Project Youth’s Game Day Fundraiser
On Saturday, February 20, 2021, Dave and Erin Ezra attended Orange County Bar Foundation Project Youth’s virtual Game Day fundraiser, where attendees watched the Los Angeles Lakers versus Miami Heat game.

Erin Ezra and Hannah Hong Attend University at Buffalo School of Law Career Fair
On Friday, February 19, Partner Erin Ezra and Paralegal Hannah Hong attended University at Buffalo School of Law’s career fair.

Erin Ezra and Walker Macon Volunteer with the Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange County (CRF-OC)
On February 2, 2021, Partner Erin Ezra and Associate Walker Macon volunteered with the Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange County (CRF-OC) as Mock Trial judges.

Partner Erin Ezra and Associates Nandita Nayyar and Jamie Rice Volunteer at UC Irvine Mock Trial Beach Party Tournament
On January 9, 2021, Partner Erin Ezra and Associates Nandita Nayyar and Jamie Rice volunteered as judges for UC Irvine’s annual Beach Party Tournament.

Berger Kahn Judges at UC Irvine Mock Trial’s Anteater Tournament
On the weekend of November 7 and 8, 2020, Associates Nandita Nayyar and Jamie Rice and Partner Erin Ezra volunteered at UC Irvine’s first-ever virtual mock trial Anteater Tournament, in which 14 schools and over 20 teams competed — including Florida State, UC Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California.

Berger Kahn Participates in OCBF Project Youth’s OC Marathon Fundraiser
Berger Kahn is once again fundraising for the Orange County Bar Foundation Project Youth OC Marathon event.

Dave and Erin Ezra Attend Inner City Law Center 2020 Awards
On October 15, 2020, Dave and Erin Ezra attended the Inner City Law Center’s 2020 Awards.

Dave and Erin Ezra Attend OCBF Project Youth’s First Virtual Beer Tasting
On Friday, June 19, 2020, Dave and Erin Ezra attended the first virtual Flight Night, in essence of the OCBF Project Youth’s annual rooftop Brewfest fundraiser.

Berger Kahn Volunteers at the National Representation in Media ADR Competition
On Sunday, March 1, 2020, Shareholder David Ezra, Partner Erin Ezra, and Law Clerk Jay Shaaban volunteered as judges for the National Representation in Media mediation competition place at Chapman Law School.

Berger Kahn Attends OCBF Project Youth’s 7th Annual Game Day Fundraiser
On January 11th, 2020, Berger Kahn continued its tradition of attending the Orange County Bar Foundation’s annual Game Day Fundraiser in support of Project Youth.

Partner Erin Ezra Judges at UC Irvine’s Beach Party Invitational
On January 12th, 2020, Partner Erin Ezra served as a judge for UC Irvine Mock Trial’s annual Beach Party tournament at the Newport Harbor Justice Center.

Berger Kahn Attends Project Youth – Orange County Bar Foundation Annual Meeting
On December 13, 2019, Erin Ezra, David Ezra, Hannah Hong, and Jamie Rice attended the Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s (OCBF) annual meeting.

Partner Erin Ezra Judges UCI Mock Trial Tournament
On November 10, 2019, Berger Kahn Partner Erin Ezra volunteered at the University of California, Irvine to judge undergraduate students participating in their Mock Trial Tournament.

Berger Kahn Volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank
On August 17, 2019, Berger Kahn volunteered at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth’s 7th Annual Brewfest Event
On June 28, 2019, Berger Kahn attended Project Youth’s 7th annual rooftop Brewfest fundraiser.

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth OCBF at 6th Annual Game Day Fundraiser
On January 12, 2019, Shareholder David Ezra, Partner Erin Ezra, and Assistant Hannah Hong joined in on the fun at Project Youth OCBF’s 6th Annual Game Day Fundraiser, held at Advanced Depositions.

Partner Erin Ezra Selects Winning Team at UC Irvine Beach Bash Mock Trial Tournament
On January 13th, partner Erin Ezra served as a judge in the UC Irvine Beach Bash Mock Trial Tournament, adjudicating issues debated by students from 15 various universities/colleges.

Berger Kahn Kicks Off the Holidays by Running in Santa Claus for a Cause 5K
To get into the holiday spirit, Berger Kahn Shareholder, Dave Ezra, Partner, Erin Ezra, and assistants, Hannah Hong and Jackie Lee, ran in the Santa Claus for a Cause 5K on Sunday, December 16th in Huntington Beach.

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth OCBF at the Annual Meeting
On December 13, Berger Kahn partner and OCBF Project Youth associate board member Erin Ezra, associate Andrew Wyatt, Alyssa Telles, and Hannah Hong attended the 2018 Society of Fellows Recognition and Annual Meeting hosted by The Honorable David O. Carter.

Berger Kahn Joins the 2018 PurpleStride OC 5K to End Pancreatic Cancer
On November 17, David Ezra, Erin Ezra, Kathleen Danna, Ian Kaplan, Patricia Contreras, Hannah Hong, and Alyssa Telles participated in the PurpleStride 5K, organized by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Partner Erin Ezra and Associate Andrew Wyatt Speak at Chapman’s Pre-Law Society Attorney Panel
On November 15th, partner Erin Ezra and associate Andrew Wyatt served as attorney panelists for Chapman University.

Partner Erin Ezra serves as a Judge for UCI’s Mock Trial Pre-Season Invitational
On November 11, 2018, partner Erin Ezra served as a volunteer judge for “The Irvine Showdown,” UC Irvine’s Mock Trial Competition Team’s Pre-Season Invitational.

Partner Erin Ezra volunteers at CRF-OC’s 38th Annual High School Mock Trial Competition
On November 8, 2018, partner Erin Ezra served as an attorney scorekeeper for the first round of the 38th Annual Orange County High School Mock Trial Competition hosted by the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana.

Berger Kahn Supports CRF-OC’s Youth Leadership Education Programs
Shareholder David Ezra and partner Erin Ezra attended the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County Annual Benefit on October 25th.

Berger Kahn Supports Alzheimer’s Orange County
On October 2, 2018, shareholder David Ezra, partner Erin Ezra, Alyssa Telles, and Hannah Hong attended a fundraiser benefiting Alzheimer’s Orange County and also celebrating the grand opening of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Irvine.

Partner Erin Mindoro Ezra Featured At Project Youth OCBF Young Lawyer Career Panel
Berger Kahn Partner and Associate Board Member Erin Mindoro Ezra addressed Project SELF interns at University of California, Irvine School of Law as part of the Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s Young Lawyers Career Panel on July 11, 2018. Erin and another OCBF Associate Board member shared their experiences and lessons from their journey from law school and their careers.

Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin Ezra Attend Judicate West Celebration
On June 7, 2018, Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin Ezra attended the Judicate West Open House celebrating Judicate West’s 25th anniversary and welcoming the newest additions to their roster of distinguished neutrals.

Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation Rooftop Event Attended and Supported by Berger Kahn Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra
In support of the programs and initiatives of the Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation, OCBF Associate Board member and Berger Kahn Partner Erin Ezra, Shareholder Dave Ezra, along with Associate Ian Kaplan, Alyssa Telles, Hannah Hong and Rebecca Malkin joined the Bar Foundation for their 6th Annual Rooftop Brewfest Fundraiser.

Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin Ezra Attend Project Youth OCBF Annual Meeting
The 2017 Orange County Bar Foundation Society of Fellows Recognition Reception and Annual meeting on December 13 awarded the Project Youth OCBF’s “Sammy” award, the Society of Fellows Distinguished Fellows award, and the Distinguished Judicial Fellows awards.

Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin Ezra Attend OCBF Fundraiser Event
In January 2018, Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin Ezra attended the Orange County Bar Foundation’s Game Day Fundraiser to help benefit the OCBF’s Youth Projects, a nonprofit organization committed to keeping at-risk youth in school, healthy and drug-free through education, counseling, mentoring, and family strengthening.

Dave and Erin Attend the 2017 Annual Benefit for Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County Auction, and Benefit Reception
Each year the Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange County (CRF-OC) reaches nearly 8,500 Orange County students and adult volunteers through these five innovative, interactive and engaging educational programs. This year, Dave and Erin had the honor of attending this charitable foundation’s night of support.

Shareholder David Ezra and Partner Erin Mindoro Attend CRFOC Mock Trial Awards
On February 9, Dave and Erin attended the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange county, Mock Trial Annual Awards Reception, with attorney Bryan Caforio as keynote speaker, winner of the 2000 Judge Henry Moor Outstanding Orator of the Year Award, and honoring Hon. Glenda Sanders, the Orange County Public Defender’s Office and more for their service in the community.

Partner Erin Mindoro Serves as Mock Trial Attorney Scorekeeper for Constitutional Rights Foundation
Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange County held round two of their mock trial competition on Nov. 17, 2016, and Partner Erin Mindoro was there to support the effort as a volunteer attorney scorekeeper.

O.C. Bar Foundation Associate Board Summer Rooftop Event Attended and Supported by Berger Kahn
In support of the programs and initiatives of the O.C. Bar Foundation, OCBF Associate Board member and Berger Kahn partner Erin Mindoro, along with Shareholder Dave Ezra, attorney Orlando Arellano and legal secretary Pam Daubert joined the Bar Foundation for their summer rooftop event.

Shareholder David Ezra and Principal Erin Mindoro Run 5K at O.C. Marathon for O.C. Bar Foundation
The Orange County Bar Foundation proudly included Shareholder David Ezra and Partner Erin Mindoro among their charity team at the O.C. Marathon, culminating in the Wahoo’s 5K run.

Shareholder David Ezra and Prinicpal Erin Mindoro Attend Bar Foundation Event in Support of Empowering Youth
Shareholder David Ezra and Principal Erin Mindoro attended the O.C. Bar Foundation “Game Day Fundraiser” on behalf of Berger Kahn, enjoying football, food, games and raffle prizes all in support of the nonprofit organization where Erin serves on the Associate Board.

Principals David Ezra and Erin Mindoro Attend O.C. Bar Foundation Society of Fellow Recognition Reception and Installation Dinner
Principals David Ezra and Erin Mindoro attended the O.C. Bar Foundation Society of Fellow Recognition Reception and Installation Dinner recognizing those who made the important work of the Bar Foundation possible throughout the year. Erin Mindoro is a proud member of the Associate Board of the Bar Foundation and is involved in many of their events throughout the year.

Berger Kahn Attorneys and Staff Share Knowledge and Resources with O.C. Bar Foundation Higher Education Mentoring Program
On August 26, Berger Kahn Principal Erin Mindoro co-presented a workshop to 22 high school seniors at the Orange County Bar Foundation offices on topics including writing, communications, and college admission essays.

Berger Kahn Supports Arts, Access to Justice and Safer Children and Families
In the effort to support the community, Berger Kahn has been able to give in-kind donations to community partners who make our community strong.

O.C. Bar Foundation Event Sponsored by Berger Kahn
In support of the programs and initiatives of the O.C. Bar Foundation, Associate Board member attorney Erin Mindoro, along with Principal Dave Ezra and attorney Orlando Arellano joined the Bar Foundation for their summer rooftop event.

Swearing-In Ceremony for Orange County Bar Foundation 2015 Associate Board of Directors Includes Berger Kahn Attorney Erin Mindoro
On December 3, 2014, Berger Kahn attorney Erin Mindoro was officially sworn in as one of the newest Associate Board members for the Orange Bounty Bar Foundation, a highly-esteemed Orange County non-profit organization committed to keeping at-risk youth out of jail, in school, healthy, and drug free through education, counseling, and mentoring.

Berger Kahn at the Constitutional Rights Foundation Annual Benefit
Partner Dave Ezra and Attorneys Erin Mindoro and Zach Rutman joined the Constitutional Rights Foundation to celebrate 33 years of service to Orange County youth, recognize the outstanding legal leadership, and raise awareness of the CRF’s work promoting civic literacy and youth leadership.

Berger Kahn Attorneys Attend Judicate West “Suite Night of Baseball” Supporting Inner City Law Center’s Homeless Veterans Program, Sept. 18
Shareholder David Ezra and attorney Erin Mindoro attended the Judicate West “Suite Night of Baseball” event supporting Inner City Law Center’s Homeless Veterans Program, Sept. 18, 2014.

Berger Kahn Attends OC Bar Foundation Associate Board Event Supporting Youth Safety, Health and Education
Shareholder Dave Ezra, and attorneys Erin Mindoro and Zach Rutman attended the O.C. Bar Foundation Associate Board’s premier annual event, benefiting youth safety, health and education programs of the Orange County Bar Foundation.