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Accomplishments

Solange was honored to be named one of Super Lawyers‘ Top Women Attorneys in Southern California of 2014 and again in 2015.

Solange is extremely proud to be one of just a few of the 11,000 graduates of Western State College of Law to be inducted into the Western State University College of Law Alumni Hall of Fame on May 18, 2013.

OCBA committee memberships:

  • Resolutions Committee/Conference of Delegates to the State Bar, Member (2005 to present), Executive Committee (2006 – 2015), Parliamentarian (2007), Whip  (2008), Chair (2014)
  • Co-Chair Committee on Diversity and Equal Justice (2007 to 2010)
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Services Committee (2002)
  • College of Trial Advocacy Committee (2004-2005)
  • Community Outreach Committee (2005 to 2015)
  • Nominating Committee (2006)
  • Appointment Committees (2007)
  • Education Committee (2008 to 2015)
  • Administration of Justice (2010 to 2015)

OCBA Committees/Chaired or Vice Chaired:

  • Co-Chair Committee on Diversity and Equal Justice (2007 to 2010)
  • Resolutions Committee (2010)

OCBA Section Memberships:

  • Business Litigation Section
  • Employment Section
  • Real Estate Section
  • Appellate Section

OCBA Leadership Positions held:

  • Board of  Directors (2005 to 2015)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund, Board of Directors (2008 – 2015)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Secretary (2008 to 2009)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Grant Review Committee (2008 to 2015)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Co-Chair of Gala Committee (2008 to 2015)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Blues Event (2009)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Gala Event ( 2010 and 2011)

OCBA Board Experience:

  • OCBA Board of  Directors (2005 to 2007)
  • OCBA Board of Directors (2009 to 2015)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund, Board of Directors (2008 – 2015)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Secretary (2008 to 2015)
    Grant Review Committee (2008 to 2015)
    Co-Chair of Gala Committee (2008 to 2015)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Co-chair of “Brazilian Blues” Gala Event (2009)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Co-chair of “Surf’s Up” Gala Event (2010)
  • OCBA Charitable Fund Co-chair of “Totally Awesome 80’s party” Gala (2011)

 

Other Board Experience and Offices Held in Other Groups

OC Women Lawyers Association:

  • Board of Directors Member (2002 to 2015)
  • Secretary (2004)
  • Treasurer (2005)
  • President-Elect (2006)
  • President (2007-2008)

OC Women Lawyers Foundation:

  • Board of Directors (2012 to 2015)

OC Asian American Bar Assn.:

  • Board of Directors Member (2003 to 2015)
  • Secretary (2005)
  • President-Elect (2006)
  • President (2007-2008)

OC Trial Lawyers Assn.:

  • Board of Directors Member (2008 to 2015)
  • Sustaining member (2003 to 2015)
  • Co-chair Top Gun event (2010)

Celtic Bar Association:

  • Board of Directors Trustee (2006 to 2015)
  • Member (2003 to 2015)

Peter M. Elliott Inns of Court:

  • Secretary (2005)
  • Master Bencher (2007)
  • Counselor (2006)
  • President (2007 – 2008)

OC Barristers, Board of Directors and Member (2004 to 2006)

Western State Alumni Association:

  • Vice-President (2007)
  • Board Member (2005 to 2008)

OC Collaborative Courts Foundation:

  • Board of Directors (2012 to 2014)

 

Other OCBA Projects:

  • Numerous Orangewood events through Community Outreach Committee
  • Numerous Food drive projects through Community Outreach Committee
  • Chair or co-chair of multiple Summer Sizzle and February Fling fund-raising events for OCWLA, including 2010 Summer Sizzle
  • Dinner committee and Holiday Dim Sum events for OCAABA
  • Dinner committee for OCWLA’s 35th Anniversary Dinner
  • OCTLA Top Gun Committee Chair – 2010

Community and Civic Service:

  • Peter M. Elliott Inns of Court, Assistant Program Chair (2002)
  • Peter M. Elliott Inns of Court, Outstanding Member (2002)
  • Constitutional Law Foundation 27th Annual Mock Trials Moot Court Competition, Judge for O.C. Teams Final Round (2008) and State Final Round (2008)
  • World Affairs Council of Orange County, Member (2006 to 2009)
  • Executive Women International, Member (2006-2007)
  • Medellas Woman’s Group, Member (2006)
  • Women in Leadership, Member (2006 to 2014)
  • Women For Orange County (2006 to 2014)
  • OC Performing Arts Center, Partner and Friend of the Center (2006 to 2014)
  • Charity work with Laura’s House
  • Charity work with Orangewood and The El Viento Foundation (2005 to 2014)
  • Sponsorship of child in El Viento through the Christmas Club (2006 to 2008)
  • El Viento Board member (2008 to 2012)
  • Dinner Committee and Silent Auction Chair for 2007 Harry S. Truman           Award Dinner (2007)
  • Co-Chair for 2011 National Association of Women Judges’ Southern California mid year conference

Other Memberships:

  • Orange County Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, Member (2002 to 2015)
  • California Women Lawyers, Member (2002 to 2015
  • California Women Lawyers, Board Member (2010 to 2015)

Other:

  • American Bar Association and State Bar of California (1998 to present – inactive status is California)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (1998 to 2015)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (2005 to 2015)
  • California State Bar Standing Committee on Women in the Law, Member (2006)