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Moderator: Kalpana Srinivasan (Susman Godfrey LLP) Thursday, April 18, 2019 Please join the South Asian Bar Association of SoCal and the Western Justice Center for a Q&A discussion with D.C. Circuit Judge Sri Srinivasan on April 18, 2019. The event will be hosted at the downtown offices of O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Judge Srinivasan grew up in Lawrence, Kansas and attended ...
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Be The Match is urgently looking for a stem cell donor for 29 year old Liyna, who has severe leukemia.  All ethnicities are encouraged to volunteer, but the best chance of matching are donors with a South Asian background.  Details are set forth above. Sign up online ASAP at:  join.bethematch.org/swabforliyna or text SWABFORLIYNA to 61474.
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On March 12, SABA-SC and SABA-SC Public Interest Foundation hosted their 16thAnnual Public Interest Dinner and Installation.  The sold-out event was an undeniable success thanks to the generous sponsorship and support from over 320 attendees. Honorees included the Hon. Andre Birotte, Jr. (Judicial Appreciation Award), Navneet Grewal (Public Interest Award) and Rahul Ravipudi (Trailblazer Award). Their comments regarding the importance of service to the ...
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On March 15, 2019, at least 50 people were killed and dozens injured in a terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.  We are heartbroken by this tragedy, and strongly condemn this senseless act of violence.  SABA-SC extends its condolences to the victims and their loved ones, and stands in solidarity with the Muslim community. Attacks like the ...
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SABA-SC PIF has awarded financial grants to the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (AP3CON), the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles (CAIR-LA), SATRANG, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), the South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency (SAHARA) and the South Asian Network (SAN). These grants could not be possible without the generous support of our ...
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Shane Hapuarachy Shane Hapuarachy is the newest partner at Cheong Denove Rowell Bennett & Hapuarachy, a plaintiffs’ trial firm, where he specializes in medical malpractice, civil rights litigation, and catastrophic personal injury trial work. This is Shane’s first year on the SABA-SC board, serving as the Publications Director. Shane’s favorite SABA event is the mentorship reception because it brings together ...
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SABA-SC and SABA-Public Interest Foundation are looking for motivated individuals to join their Boards. SABA-SC serves as a voice for the South Asian legal community in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Our board members mentor new lawyers and law students, organize events, collaborate with other bar associations, and support the South Asian community (among other important causes). Our Board members ...
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SABA-SC co-sponsored the annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive, which took place on December 6 at the Japanese American National Museum. The Toy Drive collected over 2,000 toys for local non-profit organizations. More than 550 people participated in this great cause. Learn more about the APA Holiday Toy Drive
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Shuchee Shah is an associate at Theodora Oringher, PC, and represents healthcare providers in corporate transactions. Shuchee has served on SABA-SC’s Board of Directors for the past five years, including in her current role as Community Engagement Director (and previously as Law Student Director and Membership Director). She enjoys SABA-SC’s annual Mentorship Reception and is a strong supporter of its ...
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SABA-SC commends Governor Jerry Brown for nominating Joshua Groban to the California Supreme Court. During his many years of service as Gov. Brown’s Senior Advisor to Judicial Appointments, Mr. Groban demonstrated an understanding of and affinity for the many different communities that make up California and supported the Governor’s commitment to have the judiciary reflect that diversity. During his tenure, ...
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