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SABA-SC mourns the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Justice Ginsburg was a titan of the legal profession.  Her work – as an advocate, judge, and Supreme Court justice – has left an indelible mark on the fabric of our society.  As an attorney for the ACLU, and the founding director of its Women's Rights Project, she fought ...
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The Los Angeles Office of Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP, is seeking an attorney with 4-8 years of employment practices liability defense experience.   MORE INFO+ The Los Angeles Office is also seeking an attorney with 4-8 years of experience to handle a wide array of professional liability matters, including those involving attorneys, insurance agents/brokers, accountants and broker-dealers.   MORE INFO+ The ...
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SABA-SC congratulates former Chapter President Teddy Kapur on announcing his candidacy for Los Angeles City Attorney. Teddy currently serves on SABA-SC’s Steering Committee. Teddy is a partner at Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones, one of the nation’s leading corporate restructuring law firms. He has been recognized as a Top 100 Southern California “Super Lawyer” and was previously named a “Best Lawyer Under 40” by the ...
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The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) understands that may of its members may be facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with Prudential, NAPABA will offer scholarships to waive the registration fee for the 2020 NAPABA Virtual Experience for its members who have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Scholarships will be awarded in the form ...
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 Labdhi Sheth is currently a judicial clerk for the United States District Court, Central District of California.  Labdhi earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley in 2015 and her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2019.  In law school, Labdhi served as the Chief Articles Editor of the Loyola Law Review, which ...
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SABA-SC is excited to kick off one of our most popular programs – our annual Mentorship Program – for 2020-2021.  Each year, we pair law students and young lawyers with seasoned attorneys, who share their time and experience to help mentees navigate and flourish as they enter the profession. We hope to foster the sense of community and guidance this ...
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On August 10, SABA-SC hosted a webinar on “Promoting Allyship Between the South Asian and Black Communities in the Legal Profession.  The panelists included Vidhya Ragunathan, Director of Pro Bono at Inner City Law Center, Komal Chokshi, Senior Counsel at the University of California Office of the General Counsel, Jarvis Idowu, Director of Program at Prosecutor Impact, and Brittani Jackson, ...
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July 26, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Webinar In these uncertain and often stressful times, SABA-SC is committed to supporting the health and well-being of our members, and to ensuring that mental health and wellness receive increased focus and attention in our profession. To support that effort, and thanks to the generous support of Covington & Burling, SABA-SC is hosting a free 60-minute ...
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July 24, July 31, August 4, August 11, August 18, and August 25 2020 National Association of Women Judges, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County Bar Association 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Webinar In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the National Associates of Women Judges, Women Lawyers Association of Los ...
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 Shafiqa Kureshi is an is an Associate at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Lowey’s Irvine office, where she focuses her practice on providing immigration solutions to high net worth individuals.  Shafiqa has extensive experience with all employment-based visa categories, including investor visas (e.g., E-2 and EB-5), as well as family-based applications.  Shafiqa has experience counseling clients from various industries, including ...
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