September 12, 2019

Networking Reception with FINRA
5:30 – 7:30 PM
JW Marriott, LA Live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles

FINRA’s Office of Dispute Resolution is seeking to expand the depth and diversity of its arbitrator roster and cordially invites you to join us for a networking reception. Join FINRA representatives to learn how to become a FINRA arbitrator. Network with members of co-hosting organizations and other professionals from the greater Los Angeles area. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

RSVP by September 6, 2019 to with your name, email address, phone number and member association.

September 18, 2019

OCWLA Women Judges Reception
5:30 – 7:30 PM
Chapter One Local, Santa Ana, CA

OCWLA’s signature annual Women Judges Reception celebrates and encourages the advancement of women on the bench, as well as recognizes Orange County’s women bench officers. Light appetizers, wine and beer will be served. This event will sell out. Be sure to register early!


Sitting judges are complimentary.

September 19, 2019

Mexican American Bar Association Fall Mixer 
Time:  TBD
Location:  TBD

Save The Date!

September 19-20, 2019

California Women Lawyers, Annual Conference/Dinner
Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, 500 J Street, Sacramento, CA.

Events will include: September 19 – CWL Annual Conference Reception, featuring presentation of the Judith Soley Lawyer as Citizen Award to Eileen Decker. September 20 – CWL Annual Conference, featuring full day of educational programs and speakers, capped by the evening’s CWL Annual Dinner, with the presentation of the Rose Bird Memorial Award to California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.

September 21, 2019

Judicial Diversity Summit
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Stanley Mosk Court House

The Los Angeles Superior Court is again convening a Judicial Diversity Summit for attorneys interested in applying to the state court bench. It has confirmed the attendance of Justice Martin Jenkins, Governor Newsom’s judicial appointments secretary and the Chair of the judicial appointments committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Additional information to follow.

September 21, 2019

WLALA 100th Anniversary Installation and Awards Dinner
Time:  TBD
Intercontinental Hotel, Los Angeles

The Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles is pleased to announce that it will celebrate its 100th Anniversary on Sept. 21, 2019. The event will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles with the theme, “Celebrating Our Past and Committing to the Future.” For information call (213) 892-8982, email or visit

September 25, 2019

“Defending Democracy: From Census to Voting to Redistricting”
6:00 – 8:30 PM
1550 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles

National and state experts will address efforts to fight voter suppression, gerrymandering, the U.S. Census as well as innovations in California to ensure voters inclusion and engagements.  Special guest Dale Ho of the ACLU and the Fall 2019 Margaret Levy Public Interest Fellow at UCLA Law, who recently succeeded in the U.S. Supreme Court in keeping a U.S. citizenship question off the 2020 Census, will be joined by Kathay Feng of Common Cause, Rosalind Gold of NALEO, and Steve Reyes (invited) of the California Secretary of State’s office, moderated by Karin Wang, Executive Director of UCLA Law’s Epstein Program and APABA Advisory Board member. SABA-SC is a co-sponsor of this free event which will provide 1.5 hours of bias MCLE.

Space is limited, RSVP HERE +

September 26, 2019

Second Annual Commercial Real Estate Symposium
1:00 – 6:00 PM
Jonathan Club, 545 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles

The Real Property Law Section of the California Lawyers Association will be holding its second annual Commercial Real Estate Symposium (CRES 2019) on September 26, 2019 at the Jonathan Club. CRES 2019 will explore issues in the areas of Financing, Development, and Leasing in commercial real estate with leading practitioners from Southern California. Earn 3.75 MCLE credits with a cocktail reception immediately following.  Dress code enforced.


October 3, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Event
2:30 PM
Courtroom 10A, Santa Ana

The U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Diversity Committee will host a Hispanic Heritage Month event in Santa Ana on Thursday, October 3 at 2:30 p.m. in courtroom 10A.  Mexican-American WWII veterans will be honored and profiled during the event by the Honorable Frederick Aguirre (ret.).  All are welcome, RSVPs are requested by September 23.

Please see the flyer for more details.

October 3, 2019

Pelican Hill Resort

The Orange County Women’s Lawyers’ Association is holding their 44th Annual Gala. The event will honor Lei Lei Wang Ekvall with the Attorney of the Year award and Hon. Elizabeth Macias with the Judge of the Year award. For more information on registration and sponsorship, visit

October 10, 2019

California Bar Leadership Conference
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Portola Hotel and Spa, Monterey Bay

Save the Date! The California BLC brings national trainers in association best practices and governance to our own backyard. The cost to register is only $25.00 per person. 

For more information or to register early, go to:

October 17, 2019

Advancing Justice 36th Anniversary
Time: TBD
Westin Bonaventure, Downtown LA

Save the date to join Advancing Justice-LA on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate its 36th anniversary.  Governor Gavin Newsom will be honored with Advancing Justice’s Public Service Award. SABA-SC is proud to sponsor the Advancing Justice Anniversary Dinner for the third year in a row.  Ticket information will be available soon. 

October 22, 2019

Annual SABA-SC Mentorship Reception
6:00 PM
Nixon Peabody

Please save the date for our annual SABA-SC Mentorship Reception. This year’s reception will take place at the gorgeous downtown Los Angeles office of Nixon Peabody on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Details re our Keynote Speaker and Awardees coming soon!

Sponsorship opportunities are available, please reach out to if you are interested in learning more.