Public Service Corner – Scott B. Garner

Scott Garner is a partner at Umberg/Zipser where he represents clients in complex business litigation matters, with a particular focus on professional liability disputes and ethics counseling.

Scott currently serves as President of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA), and has shown remarkable leadership during the pandemic. He played a key role in guiding the OCBA during turbulent times through the introduction of several new initiatives, leading weekly calls with OCBA leadership and decisively implementing measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and to address racial justice issues. Those measures included establishing a COVID-19 task force and a Racial Justice task force, coordinating dozens of free educational webinars, and much more.

Scott also serves on the Board of Directors for the OCBA Charitable Fund, as co-chair of the OCBA Professionalism and Ethics Committee. He joined the OCBA as a member in 1992 and became a member of the Board of Directors in 2011.

More about the Scott and the firm’s involvement in the OCBA can be found here.