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December 8, 2022  |  5:30 PM Please join SABA-SC for a networking mixer on December 8, 2022, from 5:30-7:30pm, generously hosted by Knobbe Martens. Drinks & appetizers will be provided. All are welcome, whether or not a SABA-SC member. Some of our Orange County SABA-SC judicial officers will be in attendance. Space is limited, so please RSVP. Knobbe Martens is located ...
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Join APABA for a virtual panel recognizing the accomplishments of recent trailblazers in the law and discussing strategies for breaking down structural racism and implicit bias. SABA-SC is proud to co-sponsor. 1.0 hour of Elimination of Bias MCLE will be provided. APABA is a State Bar of California-approved MCLE provider. Contact apabaprofessionaldevelopment@gmail.com with any questions. Virtual panel: Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 6:00-7:00 PM Register ...
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Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is seeking a talented, full-time Supervising Attorney to oversee the Benefits Advocacy Hearings Team. The Supervising Attorney will lead a team of four attorneys, three paralegals, and a program coordinator. The team represents very low-income clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in their appeals for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), Supplemental Security ...
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Dhara Waghela Sheth is a corporate associate in the Century City office of Sheppard Mullin, and is part of the firm’s healthcare team.  She received her MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, and JD from the UCLA School of Law, where she also served as President of the South Asian Law Student Association. Prior to law school, Dhara graduated with honors ...
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October 11, 2022 Many thanks to our gracious hosts at Nixon Peabody LP for having our annual Mentorship Reception in their beautiful space, providing delicious food and beverages. After a three-year break, we came together to celebrate Teddy Kapur, our Mentor of the Year, and LA City Councilmember Nithya Raman for her public service to us all. We launched our ...
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September 29, 2022 SABA-SC’s Taiyyeba Skomra was sworn in at the Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 24th Annual Installation Dinner.  She also had the pleasure of meeting the President's Award recipient, Judge Roopali Desai, the first South Asian American appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
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September 27, 2022 We had a wonderful time meeting SABA members, old and new, at Lumiere. Many thanks to the generous sponsorship by Susman Godfrey LLP and Bird Marella PC.
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Meet Julie Ferguson, co-president-elect, and Shuchi Parikh, one of the three co-chairs of the Mentorship Program & Reception.   Julie Ferguson Patel is an associate attorney at The Upper Deck Company, where she focuses on sports and entertainment licensing for product development and advises on marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Upper Deck, Julie represented Fortune 500 builders, developers and general contractors ...
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October 19, 2022 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM   Attend the Judicial Application Vetting & Support Outreach Event, and hear from the Judicial Appointments Secretary Luis Céspedes, as well as the Judicial Nominees Evaluation (JNE) Commission Chair, the LACBA Judicial Appointments Committee (JAC) Chair and the Judicial Selection Advisory Committee (JSAC) Chair. Panelists will share the role of their ...
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