Welcome to the St. Thomas More Society of Los Angeles

The St. Thomas More Society of Los Angeles is an association of Catholic legal professionals. The society celebrates its namesake who has inspired lawyers of all faiths for generations and has selected St. Thomas More as patron of the Red Mass. Our society is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021

  • MASS: 5:30 p.m.
  • Celebrant: To be announced

    Homilist: To be announced

    Lector: To be announced

  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

    555 West Temple Street

    Los Angeles, California

  • 38th Annual Red Mass

    STMSLA Board Members Vince Farhat (Chair), Hratch J. Karakachian (CFO), and Armando J. Paz (Emeritus Director) with Stephen A. Privett, SJ, President of Verbum Dei High School, presenting a check for $25,000 from the generous donors of the 2020 Red Mass. Please click here to learn more about Verbum Dei High School's mission and ministry.

    STMSLA Board Members

With much gratitude to the sponsors of the 2020 Red Mass

Extraordinary Sponsors

Distinguished Sponsors


Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP
Cole Pedroza LLP
Clyde & Co
Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani
Grassini Family Charitable Foundation
Hratch Karakachian
Loyola Law School Alumni Association
Morgan Lewis
William M. Wardlaw
ZapantaAlder Law


Oscar Acosta
Mark A. Albert
Aquino & Loew
Linda S. Dakin-Grimm & Gary E. Grimm, PhD
Michael S. Feeley
Feinberg Mindel Brandt Klein
Margaret Graf
Stoner Grannis LLP
John C. Heintz
Maria P. Hoye
Sean M. Kneafsey
Lewis W. Kneib
Philip R. Marrone
Robert W. Mockler & Kelly S. Howick
Ana G. O'Brien
The Office of Timothy F. Ryan, ALC
Reed Smith
Paul D. Tosetti
Ronald D. Wenkart
William M. Wardlaw


Danny Abir
Margaret F. Ambrose
Joseph M. Barrett
Carmela Bombay
Hon. Richard P. Byrne (Ret.)
Callanan, Rogers & Dzida LLP
Stuart A. Chapman
Hon. Lawrence W. Crispo (Ret.)
Lawrence W. Dailey, Jr.
Vince L. Farhat
Michele B. Friend
Hon. Ron S. Galperin
Laura I. Guerrero
George P. Hawley
Brittany M. Hernandez
Samantha M. Jimenez
Elizabeth S. Lachman
Law & Stein LLP
Veronica V. Maldonado
Michael J. Maloney
J. Michael Norris
Michael J. O'Connor
Gina M. Pech


Marianne K. Rittenburg
Paul K. Smith


P.O. Box 75042 Los Angeles, CA 90075-0042 (213) 545-MORE (213) 545-6673