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The Desert Bar Association's Mission is to maintain the honor and integrity of the profession of the law, to increase its usefulness in promoting the due administration of justice, to cultivate social activities among its members and to support and administer programs and activities consonant with such goals.

Our Officers, Trustees and Members all play a significant role in helping the DBA meet its goals and fulfill this mission. To learn more about becoming a member or otherwise getting involved, please contact us.

Desert Bar Association
P.O. Box 12295
Palm Desert, CA 92255-2295
Email: [email protected]

Become a member of the Desert Bar Association

For inquiries of a specific nature, please contact the assigned Officer or Trustee below by clicking their name to send an email:


President - Breeanna S. Fujio – Bird Awards, Judicial Selection (Evaluations), Nominating

Vice President - Aaron F. Garcia - Program (Luncheons, mixers, MCLE, etc.), Lawyer Referral

Secretary - Lori B. Sanford – Judicial Liaison, Mediation Program

Treasurer - Timothy L. Ewanyshyn – Client Relations, Family Law Section

Matthew J. Baran - Hall of Fame, Website/Social media

Summer M. Shaw - Client Relations, Hall of Fame, Real Estate, Business and Bankruptcy Section

Douglas E. Gee - Hall of Fame, Lawyer in the Library Program

T. Brock McClellan – Fee Arbitration, Real Estate, Business and Bankruptcy Section, Trusts and Estates Section

Jessica DeSalva – Bird Awards, Website/Social Media

Michael Knighten – Mediation Program

Lena D. Wade – Fee Arbitration