Category SABA News

Congratulations to two of our longtime board members, Gopi Panchapakesan and Dhruv Sharma, for their recent professional accomplishments.  Gopi Panchapakesan was just elevated to Principal at Bird Marella, effective January 1, 2020.  Gopi is a Harvard Law graduate, the incoming Co-President for SABA-SC, a Fellow of NAPABA’s Leadership Advancement Program, and was selected to the Southern California Rising Stars List ...
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Applications are now open for the 2020 MTO Fellows Program. This program is an important initiative designed to encourage, promote and support a community of individuals who contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. The program is intended for individuals seeking to start law school in fall 2021 (college juniors or seniors as of spring 2020, or individuals who ...
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The United States District Court for the Central District of California is accepting applications for or the position of Law Clerk to a U. S. Magistrate Judge Designee.  Three positions are available.  To view the announcement, please go to the District Court website HERE.  The Department of Justice is seeking to fill a variety of attorney and internship positions.  To ...
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Two students at UCI School of Law seek participants in a survey in connection with their paper for a Problem Solving course.  The paper analyzes the unreliability of the umbrella categorization of “Asian American” within AmLaw 200 firms as a measure of diversity with respect to Asian American ethnic groups.  Existing statistics do not accurately reflect the diversity within the ...
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Save the date for SABA-SC’s annual Seva Day, or Day of Service. Join the SABA-SC Board of Directors on January 18, 2020 in a Coastal Clean Up, organized by Heal the Bay. SABA-SC volunteers will first help pick up trash along one of Los Angeles’ beautiful beaches, then have lunch together at a restaurant nearby. Stay tuned for additional details, ...
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The OCWLA Foundation is pleased to provide the Bar Stipend Award to worthy law students who will be taking the bar exam.  Offered twice a year, the award is given to the student(s) that best exemplify the mission of OCWLA, and a commitment to scholarship, community service, advancement of women or women's issues, financial need, and to Orange County.  Deadline ...
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The United States District Court for the Central District of California is accepting applications for or the position of Law Clerk to a U. S. Magistrate Judge Designee.  Three positions are available. To view the announcement, please go to the District Court website HERE. Miller Nash Graham & Dunn is seeking a full-time junior associate to join its Commercial Litigation ...
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SABA-SC held its annual Mentorship Reception on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the gorgeous rooftop space provided by Nixon Peabody LLP. Over 90 attendees, including judges, attorneys, legal professionals, and law students, enjoyed delicious food and drink while networking and mingling. The event served as a kick-off to the SABA-SC Mentorship Program, which achieved record levels of participation this year. ...
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The 20th Annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive will take place at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) on December 5th from 6-9pm. Admission is an unwrapped new toy (valued at $25+) or a minimum donation of $25 at the door. Toys are preferred! Donated toys are distributed to low income families in the LA area through participating charitable organization partners (list ...
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Nixon Peabody   Tickets are going fast for the annual SABA-SC Mentorship Reception on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6pm at the downtown Los Angeles office of Nixon Peabody. This year’s Mentor of the Year is Purvi Patel, Partner at Morrison Foerster. Ms. Patel is a recognized leader and mentor for the South Asian legal ...
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