You are invited to Operation Protect & Defend’s Annual Law Day Award Ceremony to recognize local high school student winners of OPD’s essay and art contests. Please join us as we come together again to commemorate our 22nd year of celebrating civics!

Law Day Dinner Award Ceremony
Thursday, May 2, 2024

MMA 2022
OPD's 2022 Modern Masters of America Fine Art Contest Winners

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Tsakopoulos Galleria, Sacramento Public Library
828 I Street, Downtown Sacramento

Cost: $90

Please register above no later than April 19, 2024

OPD is funded entirely by sponsorship, donations, and grants. We provide a meal to every award-winning student and two of their parents, along with a meal to a teacher from each participating school. Please consider helping us provide these meals by sponsoring a student with a $70 donation.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available at the $350, $750, $1000, $1500, and $2000 levels.  You can learn more on our sponsorship web page, or by email at opd@opdcivics.org

Thank You to Our 2024 Sponsors


  • Wilke Fleury
  • Patty Gregory
  • Robyn Riedel & Tim Kamermayer


  • Porter Scott
  • Colantuono Highsmith & Whatley, PC
  • McGeorge School of Law


  • Judicate West
  • Capitol City Trial Lawyer Assn.
  • Medina McKelvey LLP
  • Array


  • Asian/Pacific Bar Assn. of Sacramento
  • DKM Law Group, LLP
  • Telfer Law
  • Lincoln Law School
  • Karli and Joshua Eisenberg
  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento
  • Sacramento Valley Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Demas Law Group, P.C.
  • Hon. Elena J. Duarte
  • Hon. Deborah Barnes

Art Patron:

  • Chi Soo and Eugene Kim
  • Judge Judy Holzer Hersher, Judicate West


  • Somach Simmons & Dunn


Special Thanks to Patty Gregory for Her Continued Support of the
Bion Gregory Awards