Umberg/Zipser LLP is proud to be honored as the 2021 “Law Firm of the Year” by the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County (CRF-OC). CRF-OC recognized the firm’s contributions to the organization’s mission of empowering Orange County youth to be active, responsible citizens through participation in interactive civic and law-related education programs that connect students directly with professionals and community leaders.
U/Z has a long history of involvement with and leadership in CRF-OC. Adina Stowell served as CRF-OC’s 2014/2015 President and has been a Board Member since 2006. Dean Zipser served as the organization’s 2017/2018 President, was a Board Member from 2007 to 2020, and now serves as a President Emeritus. Halim Dhanidina, Vikki Vander Woude, and Ethan Feng have served as high school mock trial coaches for several years. Halim has also served as a judicial advisor for the program. Vikki also serves on the CRF Mock Trial Committee and received the “Attorney Coach of the Year” Award in 2012.
Both Dean and Adina commented that, “We are honored to be recognized as Law Firm of the Year by CRF-OC. Giving back is part of our firm’s DNA, and our attorneys take pride in devoting time to professional, community, and charitable service.”