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
For inquiries of a specific nature, please contact the assigned Officer or Trustee below by clicking their name to send an email:
President – Robert J. Gilliland, Jr. – Judicial Liason, Judicial Evaluations, Media Relations, Hall of Fame Awards and Bench-Bar Coalition. President@DesertBar.com
Vice President – Christoffer J. Thomsen – Judicial Liason, Program (luncheon/mixers), Judicial Evaluations, and Hall of Fame Awards. firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary – Natalie S. Keller – Client Relations, Judicial Evaluations, Lawyer Referral Service, and Family Law section. NatalieKellerLaw1@aol.com
Treasurer – Rachael E. Bills – Mock Trial, and Bird Awards. REBills@rivco.org
Aaron F. Garcia – Special Assignments and Lawyer Referral Service. AGarcia@attygarcia.com
Breeanna S. Fujio – Bird Awards, Mock Trial, Website/Social Media. email@example.com
Matthew J. Baran – Website/Social Media, Client Relations, Lawyer Referral Service and Special Assignments. firstname.lastname@example.org
Catherine A. Gayer – Fee Arbitration, Special Project: Lawyer in the Library. email@example.com
Lori B. Sanford – Fee Arbitration, Mediation Program and Client Relations. firstname.lastname@example.org
Timothy L. Ewanyshyn - Special Project: Lawyer in the Library and Special Assignments.
Summer M. Shaw – Website/Social Media, Client Relations and Special Assignments. email@example.com
To find out how to become a member of the Desert Bar Association, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about our process for nominating and electing Officers and the Board of Trustees, please contact President Robert J. Gilliland, Jr.