Thursday, September 20, 2012 – 11:00 p.m.

Former U.S. District Judge Stephen G. Larsen has been named lawyer of the year by the Western San Bernardino County Bar Association.

Larson is slated to accept the ‘Jennifer Brooks Lawyer of the Year Award’ at the groups annual awards ceremony to be held on October 25, 2012.

The former Judge, who was assigned to the Riverside Division, left the bench in early 2011 to enter private practice.

He currently is a partner with Arent Fox L.P. and practices out of the firms Los Angeles offices .