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Dear SABA Southern California Community: Our worlds are rapidly changing each day as information surrounding COVID-19 becomes available. We want to take a minute to wish each of you and your loved ones good health and access to resources in these troubling times. We are working to formulate actions and policies that will best serve members of the South Asian ...
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In light of the rapidly evolving health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, as well as recent recommendations from Governor Gavin Newsom and other government advisories, the SABA-SC and SABA-SC Public Interest Foundation boards have decided to postpone our two upcoming events: The Gender & Diversity Panel hosted by Baker & Hostetler, originally set for March 17; and Our Annual Banquet, ...
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SABA-SC was proud to join NAPABA and other sister bar organizations to sign on to a letter drafted by a coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations. The letter urges United States House and Senate leadership to issue a statement dispelling misinformation surrounding the coronavirus, as well as denouncing any racially-motivated attacks. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), has raised ...
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Fisher Phillips’ Sacramento office seeks a mid-level employment litigation associate with 2-6 years of experience. Significant experience in labor and employment law is preferred, but candidates with strong litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in labor and employment law will be considered. Apply here. Fisher Phillips’ Los Angeles office seeks a senior associate with 5-7 years of employment litigation and/or ...
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This year, we are delighted and honored to celebrate the following awardees: Trailblazer Award: The Honorable Sergio C. Tapia II, Assistant Supervising Judge of the Criminal Division, Superior Court of California – County of Los Angeles, for serving as a pioneer in the legal community. Judicial Appreciation Award: The Honorable Neetu Badhan-Smith, Judge of the Superior Court of California – ...
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SABA-SC co-sponsored a minority in-house counsel mixer in Century City on March 4th, 2020 with the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA) and the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA). The event was attended by a diverse group of about 50 in-house attorneys from a variety of backgrounds and industries. Thanks to our generous host, Bird Marella, Boxer, ...
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This month, we are proud to feature our two outgoing Co-Presidents of SABA-SC, whose terms end this month.   Janani Rana is a Certified Family Law Specialist at Minyard Morris, a family law firm in Newport Beach. She limits her practice to Orange County matters. Janani earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law ...
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SABA-DC provides financial assistance in the form of summer fellowships to law students working at public interest organizations in the metropolitan D.C. area. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to help fund a student’s internship with a public interest organization for the benefit of the South Asian community and the metropolitan D.C. area. The number of Fellowships awarded, as ...
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Pooja Patel A California native and Cal State Long Beach graduate, Pooja Patel moved to Cleveland, Ohio to attend Case Western Reserve University School of Law.  In law school, Pooja served as the Secretary for the North American South Asian Law Students Association, participated in the Jonathan M. Ault Mock Trial Team, and was a senior editor for the Law ...
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