Our Alexis de Tocqueville Society’s Bench and Bar is a robust legal network of prominent local attorneys who are taking a stand for our next generation and advocating for positive change in Orange County.
Bench and Bar is an important attorney network sub-group of United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society — an elite alliance of successful, community-minded local philanthropists who invest $10,000 or more annually, with $3,000 or more invested in United Way’s Community Impact Fund.
Benefits of Membership
Nearly 400 member network
Special events with community leaders
Unique affinity groups
Recognition in the national Alexis de Tocqueville Society
One-on-one personal philanthropy liaison
Doing More for our community
Bench & Bar Committee Members
Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
Partner, Latham & Watkins
Managing Partner, Paul Hastings
Partner, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP
Bench & Bar Networking Mixers
Our networking mixers occur 3 times per year and feature a topical speaker/panel discussion along with ample networking time at an exclusive venue.
Interested in learning more about these events? Contact Kalina Covello at 949.263.6154 or via email.
Donor Advised Fund – Doing More To Help You Achieve Philanthropic Goals
Orange County United Way is excited to offer our distinguished donors the opportunity to establish an online
Donor-Advised Fund (DAF). You can maximize your charitable contributions for income tax purposes and make grant recommendation to charities of your choice at your convenience. Our unique benefits:
- No time limit on spending your contribution
- Complex assets accepted
- One-on-one personal liaison
- Personalize your fund
- No set-up fee
- Competitive market prices for maintenance & processing fees