Congratulations to Stubbs Alderton & Markiles attorney John De La Merced for his appointment to the Board of Governors for the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County. He was officially sworn in on February 23, 2018 at APABA’s 20th Annual Installation of the Officers & Board of Governors, which featured California Supreme Court Justice Leondra R. Kruger as the keynote speaker.

For more information about the Governing Board, visit here.

John R. De La Merced is an associate of the Firm.  His practice focuses on business litigation, which includes commercial and intellectual property disputes.  His experience encompasses all aspects of the litigation process, including drafting operative pleadings and responses, law and motion practice, discovery, mediation, client counseling and assisting in trial.

John currently serves as Treasurer and a member of the board of governors for the Philippine American Bar Association, and will serve as the organization’s President-Elect in 2018 and then President in 2019.  John is also a member of the advisory committee for the St. Thomas More Society of Los Angeles.

The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County is a member organization comprised of attorneys, judges and law students throughout Los Angeles County. It is a voice for issues of concern to the Asian Pacific American community. APABA provides legal education and assistance to underserved communities and sponsors programs in professional development, community education and law student mentorship.

For more information about our John's appointment to the APABA or our Business Litigation Practice or questions contact John De La Merced at