Orthodox Christian Attorney Network

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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.


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Women's Virtual Coffee Hour

Friday, June 3, 2022 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT

Join the OCAN Women's Virtual Coffee Hour Friday, June 3rd, 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT.  We look forward to having you with us
for this time of fellowship with other Orthodox Christian attorneys from around the country. RSVP with the link below. 

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OCAN Hour

Friday, May 6, 2022 12:00-1:00pm ET / 9:00-10:00am PT

We are pleased to have a special guest, Jasmina T. Boulanger, Chair of International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) for this OCAN Hour online fellowship event.  We invite you to hear her share about IOCC's charitable work in Ukraine and serving victims of the war, as well as about her career as an Orthodox attorney and service in the Orthodox Church. Click on the link below to register for this free event, and please share with anyone who may be interested!

 

Speaker:

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Jasmina T. Boulanger is the Chair of International Orthodox Christian Charities. She has practiced corporate and tax law in the US and Europe and has held senior executive and leadership positions at a variety of public companies, including Unocal, Valeant, and Conexant Systems. She has also served the nonprofit community as vice Chair of the City of Pasadena Planning Commission, Trustee of Assumption University, and President of the Serbian Unity Congress. In addition, she has served as Vice President of the Western Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church. In 2017 the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate awarded her the Order of St. Sava (2nd class). A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Boulanger completed her BA in economics at age 17 and went on to earn advanced degrees in economics (MS) and law (JD).


Questions?  Contact info@orthodoxattorneys.org


Save the Date!
OCAN National Conference

October 7-8, 2022
Newport Beach, CA

The 2022 Orthodox Christian Attorney Network conference will be held in Newport Beach, CA on October 7-8, 2022. Judge Gregory Katsas of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and Alida Kass, VP & Director of Strategic Initiatives, The Federalist Society, are scheduled to be our keynote speakers. This annual event is held in conjunction with the Christian Legal Society's National Conference. More details to come.


OCAN Hour
February 11, 2022 - Recording

At the first OCAN Hour event we hosted a presentation on the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America by Matthew Namee, who serves as a consultant to the Assembly’s Legal Affairs Committee and in other capacities. Matthew shared a brief history of the Assembly and an update on its recent pan-Orthodox efforts, including the work of the Legal Affairs Committee.


2022 OCAN Steering Committee Officers

Chair: Ken Liu
Vice-Chair: Matthew Namee
Secretary: Scott Richardson

Questions? Email us at info@orthodoxattorneys.org 


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OCAN Media

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

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"Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference"

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

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"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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DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT

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.