FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Beverly Hills Bar Association Welcomes New Executive Director Belinda Macauley
Beverly Hills, CA — March 4, 2020 — The Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) and Bar Foundation (BHBF) announced today that Belinda Macauley has joined the organization as its new Executive Director. Macauley comes to BHBA after more than two decades practicing law and serving in the senior management of national nonprofit organizations.
“We are thrilled to welcome Belinda and are confident she will build on the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s long history of providing our members with networking, business development, education, advocacy, and community service opportunities. We are especially excited to have her join us as we expand our services to meet the changing needs of the legal profession, including by providing technology and workspace solutions to our members,” said BHBA President, Michael R. Sohigian.
Macauley began her career as a deputy district attorney in northern California and continued practicing law in Washington, DC, including as deputy legal director of a national advocacy organization. She later served as vice president of a litigation consulting firm and spent the last five years as vice president of development and senior counsel at a leading legal nonprofit, the American Constitution Society. Macauley grew up in California before receiving her B.A. from the University of Washington and J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.
“I am delighted to join an organization that does so much to help its members and the greater Los Angeles region. I look forward to continuing BHBA’s legacy of offering its members opportunities to network, expand their expertise, grow their client base, and serve those who can’t otherwise access justice. I am grateful for the chance to lead such a distinguished and enthusiastic association of lawyers who deeply value serving both our profession and our community.”
The Beverly Hills Bar Association, California’s fifth largest, is entering the tenth decade serving more than 16,000 lawyers who live or work on the Westside of Los Angeles, as well as throughout southern California and the world. BHBA serves its members, leads the profession, and advocates for justice by offering continuing legal education, networking events, publications, a personnel referral service, leadership and professional growth opportunities, pro bono programs, and legislative advocacy activities. BHBA also offers virtual office services, conference room rentals, and day-use offices. Find out more at www.bhba.org.
The Beverly Hills Bar Foundation (BHBF, bhbf.org) is the charitable affiliate of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Its mission is to promote equal access to Justice through support of law-related education and community service projects, designed to educate and assist youth, adults and seniors.