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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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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California is hiring Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) in the Criminal and National Security Divisions.  More information can be found here and here.  Members and friends of SABA-SC who are interested should apply or speak with any of the following: Anil Antony, Deputy Chief, Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section (National ...
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On June 17, 2020, SABA-SC hosted a webinar on “Career Development in Challenging Times.”  Panelists included Shumi Brody, Legal Recruiter at Swan Legal Search, Victor Barnett, Recruiter at Winston & Strawn LLP, Dhara Waghela, Associate at Sheppard Mullin LLP, and Daniel Prince, Partner and Vice Chair of Litigation at Paul Hastings.  The panel discussed strategies for networking during COVID-19, how ...
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On July 15, 2020, Taiyyeba Skomra, SABA-SC Judicial Evaluations Director and Partner at Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP, moderated a panel on “Alternative Options for U.S. Employers and Foreign Workers in Light of the Presidential Proclamation.”  The panel was hosted by SABA North America and co-sponsored by SABA-SC and other SABA chapters.  The panel featured Ravi Jain, Managing Senior Lawyer ...
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Los Angeles County Superior Court.  All persons are still required to wear face coverings.  Non-jury trials scheduled from July 10, 2020 to August 8, 2020 are continued until further notice.  All civil jury trials scheduled from July 10, 2020 to August 8, 2020 are continued.  Read the Court’s July 10, 2020 order here.   To sign up for LACourtConnect (for ...
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At this pivotal moment in our country’s history, we know that so many of you are looking for ways to contribute in a meaningful and anti-racist way. Following on SABA-SC’s recent statement in solidarity with the Black community, and in light of the recent and tragic murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the senseless killings of too ...
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SABA-SC mourns the tragic and disheartening losses of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many other Black lives throughout the country.  We unequivocally condemn these senseless killings and the bigotry that underlies them.  SABA-SC is outraged at the continued lack of a meaningful response from those in power to the gross injustices that the Black community is forced to endure ...
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Rohit Nath is an associate at Susman Godfrey, LLP, where he litigates high-stakes cases across the country.  Rohit is one of SABA-SC’s Co-Presidents-Elect.  Rohit’s experience includes class actions against life insurance carriers, commercial property disputes, and patent litigation.  Before joining Susman Godfrey, Rohit worked as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice and clerked on the Ninth Circuit.  ...
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