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John Gilligan Reappointed Again to the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Family Law Section

BGD is proud to announce that John J. Gilligan, Certified Family Law Specialist*, has been reappointed to the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar, a great honor. John's term will run through June 2017.

The LACBA Family Law Section is committed to the following:

• Educating section members.
• Drafting amicus briefs and proposing legislation.
• Encouraging ethical conduct.
• Developing and improving standards of practice.
• Encouraging and promoting pro bono opportunities.
• Providing a forum through which family law practitioners may cooperate with, encourage and assist each other in the resolution of problems and practice issues.
• Fostering communication between Los Angeles County Bar Association members and other groups.

In addition, the LACBA Family Law Section strives to:

• Educate attorneys and the public.
• Comment on proposed legislation and promulgate new legislation.
• Work with judicial officers and court staff to improve the administration of justice.
• Support organizations that provide free and lost cost legal services.

*Mr. Gilligan is certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialtion, as a certified family law specialist since 1997. Only 10% of California's family law attorneys have earned this additional education and title.


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