Bob Loewen | Chairman of the Board

An attorney licensed in California since 1975, Mr. Loewen recently retired after practicing 36 years as a member of a prominent international law firm in its 85-lawyer Irvine, California office. There he specialized in business litigation with an emphasis on environmental and appellate cases and is still consulted on constitutional issues concerning personal freedom. Robert Loewen is chairman of the Lincoln Club of Orange County, where he has been a member for over 20 years. He served as President of the Lincoln Club from 2009 to 2013.

Loewen received his bachelor of arts degree from Pomona College in 1970. Following college, Mr. Loewen served in the United States Army, including a tour in the Republic of Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in 1972 as a First Lieutenant.

In 1975, Mr. Loewen graduated first in his class from the University of Southern California School of Law, where he served as Executive Editor of Lead Articles for the Southern California Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif. Following law school, Mr. Loewen served as a law clerk to Justice Byron R. White at the United States Supreme Court and for Judge Walter Ely at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Loewen serves on the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Orange County, the Board and Executive Committee of the Lincoln Club of Orange County, and the Board of Advisors of The Claremont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence. Married to Jacinta Loewen in 1972, the couple has three grown children. They have lived in Laguna Beach, California for over thirty years.