Orthodox Christian Attorney Network

Orthodox Christian Attorney Network


Welcome to the webpage of the Orthodox Christian Attorney Network (OCAN)! We are an informal group of Orthodox attorneys from various jurisdictions who desire to meet together and discover how we can serve our Lord through the legal profession. 

2021 OCAN Virtual Conference
Saturday, November 6, 2021

EVENT CANCELLED: We regret that due to a death in one of our speakers' family, we were unable to hold the Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference scheduled for Nov. 6th.  We are working to reschedule the event in the new year and will announce the new date when we can. 

OCAN Media

Check out the Orthodox Christian Attorney Network featured on these podcasts!


"Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference"

Bobby Maddex interviews Matthew Namee, Co-Chair of the 2021 OCAN Conference.


"You Have Been Called!" - On the first episode of his multi-part series on "living your calling," host Bill Marianes interviews Matthew Namee and Joan Berg, two Orthodox attorneys who have evidenced a willingness to use their God-given skills and abilities to serve His Church.

OCAN History

In 2017, nearly 30 Orthodox attorneys gathered for an inspiring first-ever national pan-Orthodox attorney meeting as part of Christian Legal Society's National Conference. We now hold this meeting annually every fall in locations around the nation. Learn more about our past events at:

2020 Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference (Virtual)

2019 Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference (Chicago, IL)

2018 Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference (Clearwater Beach, FL)

2017 Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference (Newport Beach, CA)


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The Orthodox Christian Attorney Network is committed to serving as a forum for attorneys of various backgrounds to come together to discuss how to live out their Orthodox Christian faith in their practice. Any reference to any person or organization does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation or approval by the Orthodox Christian Attorney Network or Christian Legal Society of such person or organization, including their activities, products or services. The views or opinions of any speaker, panelist or moderator are their own and do not necessarily state or represent the views of the Orthodox Christian Attorney Network or Christian Legal Society.