Milady Cambare has over 19 years of experience as a paralegal specializing in Business Contracts and works at Edwards Lifesciences LLC. Milady has a B.A. in communications journalism from Cal State Fullerton, a Paralegal Certificate from UCLA Extension, and a Management of Business Certificate from UC Irvine Extension. Milady is the recipient of the 2016 National Affiliates Award from the National Association of Legal Assistants (“NALA”) for her work in pro bono with OCPA.
Milady has been an OCPA member since 2008 and on the Board of Directors since 2010. She believes that volunteering can be so rewarding and that OCPA has made a difference in the community. Some of the events that Milady has organized with OCPA include volunteering at the OC Food Bank, Someone Care Soup Kitchen, Miracles for Kids with Children’s Hospital of Orange County, the 2016 Great Wine Festival with Legal Aid Society of Orange County, and Huntington State Beach Clean-up with Orange County Coastkeeper and Wavehuggers.
Milady served as NALA Liaison in 2018, and she was proud to represent OCPA at the NALA Conference and Expo in St. Louis and the 2019 NALA Conference and Expo in Scottsdale/Phoenix.
In 2020, 2021, and 2023, Milady served as OCPA’s Vice President of Administration and, during the pandemic, worked closely with the specialty section chairs to offer the OCPA members virtual MCLE presentations via Zoom. For 2024, Milady hopes to continue making OCPA one of the best paralegal associations and help keep the members engaged and motivated by offering more MCLE presentations.