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SABA-SC congratulates Judge Sri Srinivasan on beginning his term as Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Judge Srinivasan’s term as Chief Judge marks the first time an Asian-American has served as the chief judge of any federal court of appeal. Judge Srinivasan has served on the D.C. Circuit since 2013. He ...
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SABA-SC is co-sponsoring a minority in-house counsel mixer at Eataly (rooftop bar) at the Westfield mall in Century City on March 4th from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  The mixer is being hosted by Bird Marella.  Attendance is limited to in-house attorneys only. To RSVP, please contact Janine Toting at jtoting@birdmarella.com by February 24th.
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Congratulations to Madhu Pocha, one of our longtime board members, for recently being elevated to Partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP. Madhu is a trial lawyer with a multidisciplinary practice spanning antitrust, bankruptcy, entertainment, environmental, real estate and general commercial law for domestic and international companies, as well as individual and government clients.  Madhu also has a pro bono practice ...
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SABA-SC is co-sponsoring a Lunar New Year Celebration on February 21 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Kues Restaurant, 800 West Sixth Street (at Flower), DTLA. Come mingle with members and non-members of our sister bar organizations!  Delicious appetizers will be served! The event is free for current SABA-SC members and $10 for non-members. Please RSVP to: socalsaba@gmail.com by February ...
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SABA-SC held its annual Chai Chat on January 23rd at the Ronald Reagan State Building in downtown Los Angeles. Our esteemed panelists Justice Joshua P. Groban, Judge Dolly M. Gee, and Justice Halim Dhanidina spoke about their respective paths to the bench and offered advice to those interested in becoming judges.  The event was moderated by Kalpana Srinivasan, Partner at ...
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Pictured from left to right: Former and current board members Pooja Patel, Marize Alphonso, Ashe Puri, and Neil Desai. On January 18, SABA-SC members joined hundreds of other Heal the Bay volunteers at a Beach Clean-Up event. Attendees learned about protecting the environment, and enjoyed a pleasant stroll by the ocean while picking up trash. SABA-SC looks forward to organizing ...
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On January 23, 2020, from 12:30 to 1:45 pm, SABA-SC will host a panel of esteemed members of the judiciary including:   Associate Justice Joshua P. Groban (Supreme Court of California), Justice Halim Dhanidina (California Court of Appeal, 2nd District), and Judge Dolly M. Gee (United States District Court, Central District of California), with Kalpana Srinivasan (Partner, Susman Godfrey) as ...
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SABA-SC will be holding its annual Seva Day, or Day of Service this Saturday.  Join the SABA-SC Board of Directors from 10 am to 12 pm on January 18, 2020 in a Coastal Clean Up, organized by Heal the Bay. The cleanup will take place at the Will Rogers State Beach, meet by Tower 7. SABA-SC volunteers will first help ...
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SABA-SC is currently accepting applications for its 2020-2021 Board of Directors!  We look forward to another exciting and productive year and hope you will consider being a part of the SABA-SC leadership team.  Please reach out to our Co-President Elects Vandana Kapur (vandanakapur@dwt.com) or Gopi Panchapakesan (gkp@birdmarella.com) with questions.  To apply, please complete the following survey by February 14, 2020:  ...
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Wilson Elser's San Francisco office currently seeks a Products Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation Attorney to join its growing team.  Apply online by sending your credentials to AttorneyRecruiting@wilsonelser.com and putting "San Francisco Products Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation Attorney" in the subject line. Meyers Nave Oakland office is looking for a Public Agency Law attorney.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, ...
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