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Congratulations to longtime SABA-SC member Harsh Parikh on his election to the partnership of Nixon Peabody! Harsh is a healthcare attorney who works with managed care organizations, hospital systems, life sciences companies, and other healthcare providers on a wide range of regulatory, reimbursement, and transactional matters. He served as SABA-SC President from 2017 to 2018. Harsh received his undergraduate and ...
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Inner City Law Center - Post-Graduate Housing Justice Fellowship – Inner City Law Center is looking for full-time candidates for two and three-year fellowships starting in 2022. Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a non-profit, poverty law firm headquartered in Los Angeles’ Skid Row neighborhood. ICLC has been serving the poorest and most vulnerable individuals and families in Los Angeles ...
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State Bar of California – 2023 Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation (JNE) -  Members of the JNE Commission investigate and evaluate the Governor's candidates for judicial appointment. They do not nominate or appoint them. The JNE Commission is governed by a code of strict confidentiality. Application deadline: April 1, 2022. MORE INFO +
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May 5, 2022 Save the date for SABA and SABA-PIF's 2022 Gala! It will be held in-person on May 5th, 2022 at the Doubletree by Hilton downtown. Our gala raises funds for SABA's Public Interest Foundation and will recognize some prominent members of the South Asian community. Come enjoy an evening of entertainment and delicious food with old friends and ...
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February 28, 2022, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM SABA-SC and the South Asian Network (SAN) are presenting a free workshop to discuss the stigmas surrounding mental health, pandemic burnout, and the importance of personal and professional boundaries as a South Asian. This will be a safe space and an opportunity for open dialogue about mental health. ZOOM ID 718 017 0370
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September 10, 2021 Vibhav Mittal, of Yorba Linda, California, became the first Judge of South Asian descent on the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, after being sworn in on Friday morning by Assistant Presiding Judge Maria Hernandez. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Judge Mittal on September 3, 2021.  Prior to his appointment, Judge Mittal was ...
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Even More Congratulations Are in Order... SABA-SC also has the pleasure of congratulating Judge Vibhav Mittal (as if his judicial appointment were not enough!) and past-president Puneet V. Kakkar for their selection as 2021 Honorees for NAPABA’s Best Under 40 Award. The award honors members in the Asian American Pacific Islander legal community under the age of 40 who have achieved prominence in their ...
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Build new connections by participating in one of SABA-SC's most popular programs – our annual Mentorship Program – for 2021-2022.  Each year, we pair law students and young lawyers with seasoned attorneys, who share their time and experience to help mentees navigate and flourish as they enter the profession. We hope to foster the sense of community and guidance this ...
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Dhara Waghela, Secretary Dhara 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 ...
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