John Stephens Opines on Improvements to Costa Mesa Animal Care

September 28th, 2018
By: Schardé Vallone

John Stephens’ article on his investigation of and improvements to the services Costa Mesa provides its lost and abandoned animals was published today in the Los Angeles Times. In the piece, John explains his tour of animal shelters throughout Orange County as well as Costa Mesa’s changing partnerships with various SoCal animal services. Such changes […]


John Stephens Announces Candidacy for City Council

March 25th, 2016
By: Jonathanshin

On March 8, 2016, Johns Stephens announced his candidacy for Costa Mesa City Council. All of us at Stephens Friedland would like to congratulate John and wish him the best of luck! You can read more about John’s candidacy here.


Stephens Friedland Holds 9th Annual March Madness Party

March 21st, 2016
By: Jonathanshin

March Madness is that time of year when the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments are held. For us at Stephens Friedland, it simply refers to a time when we get together with friends and family to watch the games! After 300 sandwiches, a great deal of beer, 9 televisions, a […]


Todd G. Friedland Sworn in as the 2016 Orange County Bar Association President

January 22nd, 2016
By: Jonathanshin

Todd G. Friedland was sworn in last night at the Irvine Marriott, as the 2016 Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) President. As a result of his Presidency and accomplishments, Todd was also featured on the January 2016 issue of Orange County Lawyer magazine. The feature highlights Todd’s upcoming role as President of the OCBA. On the […]


Stephens Friedland LLP and Fish & Tsang LLP – 1st Annual Cook-Off (3rd Floor v. 10th Floor)

December 11th, 2015
By: Jonathanshin

Cookoff [kook-awf, -of] noun 1. a cooking contest in which competitors gather to prepare their specialties. Today, Stephens Friedland LLP and Fish & Tsang LLP had their joint cook-off. It was a fierce, yet delicious battle between the 3rd floor and the 10th floor. Each floor was required to create California-Thai inspired cocktails, appetizers, salads, […]


Stephens Friedland LLP and Fish & Tsang LLP Noted in December Issue of Attorney Journal Orange County

December 4th, 2015
By: Jonathanshin

The December issue of Attorney Journal Orange County included information and a photo from our office opening. The article noted the popular trend of shared law firm spaces between firms who share common legal visions and company values. The featured photo was taken on October 20, 2015, during the grand opening ceremony of our two firms. More than 250 business and […]


Congratulations to John B. Stephens for being Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016.

October 29th, 2015
By: Jonathanshin

Please join the Stephens Friedland family as we congratulate founding partner John B. Stephens for his selection to be included in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. John’s nomination comes by no surprise. His dedication, commitment and professionalism are […]


Stephens Friedland Law Clerk Jonathan Shin Advances to Nationals for NAPABA Moot Court Competition

October 26th, 2015
By: Erich Schiefelbine, Stephens Friedland LLP

Front Row (left to right): Jonathan Shin (3L), Lindsay Niles (3L), Sonia Masters (2L), and Michael Tang (2L). All of us at Stephens Friedland would like to congratulate our law clerk, Jonathan Shin. This past weekend, Jonathan competed in the Western Regional Thomas Tang Moot Court competition and advanced to the final round. As a […]


Coast Magazine Recognizes Todd Friedland as a Top Attorney for Litigation

October 19th, 2015
By: Jonathanshin

The Stephens Friedland family would like to congratulate everyone who was nominated as a Top Attorney in Coast magazine, including our very own, Todd Friedland. Coast magazine recently named 194 OCBA members from 154 firms to its 2015 Top Attorneys list. Congratulations to all who made the cut! See: Coast Magazine (pg. 167)


OCBA Announces Election Results

October 5th, 2015
By: Erich Schiefelbine, Stephens Friedland LLP

The OCBA’s annual Board of Directors Election closed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2015. In accordance with the OCBA bylaws, 2015 President-Elect Todd G. Friedland will succeed to the Presidency in 2016. The rest of the 2016 Executive Committee will be comprised of President-Elect Michael L. Baroni, Treasurer Nikki P. Miliband, newly-elected Secretary Deirdre […]