Category Community Involvement

Fisher Phillips LLP has an opening in our Irvine office for an Employment Litigation Associate position. Applicants should submit their resume, transcript, and cover letter, and complete the application at the following link: Fisher Phillips Career Opportunities.   The Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California is hiring for a Trial Attorney position in its Los Angeles office.  See https://www.fpdcdca.org/careers/current-openings/.   Summer ...
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FELLOWSHIP DETAILS On any given night in Los Angeles County, more than 69,000 people experience homelessness. Black and brown Angelenos are four times more likely to end up on the streets and more than 75% of those currently living on the streets of Los Angeles are people of color. SABA-SC recognizes that the best way to end homelessness is to ...
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Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 10 AM -12 PM Monterey Park Library | Library Friends Room   Join APABA, APAWLA, and other partner bar associations in providing pro bono legal assistance. Please register HERE to volunteer. Law student volunteers will be paired up with attorneys during client consultations -- a great opportunity for students to gain exposure to real world practice while working ...
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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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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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SABA SC would like to award a scholarship of $1,500 to a local South Asian law student. Please spread the word – applications (link to scholarship application) are due on or before September 30, as we would like to award the scholarship at the Mentorship Reception on October 11. Please return the completed applications to Avni Mehta at amehta@sidley.com. SABA-SC Scholarship ...
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Congratulations to Janet Hong on her installation as President of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles on September 16, 2022!
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Congratulations from SABA-SC on the historic Senate confirmation of Roopali Desai! Desai, whose parents were born in India, will become the first South Asian person appointed to the court upon taking her oath. Born in Toronto, Desai received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona Honors College in 2000; her master’s degree in public health from the University ...
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SABA-SC was proud to provide a $5,000 fellowship for Archanaa Lingan, a rising 3L at NYU, to work at the Inner City Law Center this past summer. Archanaa completed her Bachelor’s degree in SoCal, and intends to return here after school. At ICLC, she worked on a variety of efforts toward preventing and ending homelessness. Plans are in the works for ...
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APABA is accepting applications for its 2022 Judicial Pipeline Project, an effort to: Identify and provide outreach to potential qualified candidates for administrative, trial, and appellate judicial offices in the state and federal systems; Assist and advise these candidates in the application and vetting process and the judicial election process, including establishment of a formal mentorship program involving APA judges; and Create and ...
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