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SABA-DC provides financial assistance in the form of summer fellowships to law students working at public interest organizations in the metropolitan D.C. area. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to help fund a student’s internship with a public interest organization for the benefit of the South Asian community and the metropolitan D.C. area. The number of Fellowships awarded, as ...
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Fisher Phillips’ San Diego office currently seeks an Employment Litigation Associate (with four to seven years of experience).  Interested candidates should submit their resume, transcript, and cover letter here. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips’ San Francisco and Washington D.C. offices are seeking an FDA Regulatory Associate (with two to five years of experience) to join their healthcare regulatory practice to work ...
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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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