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Oliver Dunlap Recognized by Judicial Council and Chief Justice Patricia Guerrero for Work on Bench Bar Coalition’s Executive Committee

September 2023

At the State Bar and Judicial Council’s recent annual conference, Bartko partner and shareholder Oliver Dunlap was recognized for his significant work with the Bench Bar Coalition—a statewide association of judges and leading attorneys whose mission is to enhance communication and coordinate activities with the state, local, and specialty bar associations on issues of common interest to the judicial branch.  Oliver has served on the Executive Committee of the Coalition since August 2001, and has been involved in its legislative work, remote court proceedings working group, and various DEI and judicial independence initiatives.  He is also active with the California Judges Association’s (CJA) Judicial Fairness Coalition, the Conference of California Bar Associations, and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA).

Pictured left to right: Bench Bar Coalition Chair Jennifer Kim, Oliver Dunlap, Chief Justice Guerrero,
and outgoing Bench Bar Coalition Chair Michael Johnson