July 9, 2019

Joint APA Bar Association Summer Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Bonaventure Brewing Company, 404 S. Figueroa St.

On July 9, SABA-SC is co-sponsoring the joint APA Annual Summer Mixer hosted by the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association.  Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile and Assistant Presiding Judge Eric C. Taylor will be the esteemed speakers at the event. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Attendance is free.

July 10, 2019

Early Screening of “Blinded by the Light”
7:30 pm
Los Angeles

From writer/director/producer Gurinder Chadha (“Bend It Like Beckham”) comes the inspirational drama “Blinded by the Light,” set to the music and lyrics of Bruce Springsteen’s timeless songs. “Blinded by the Light” is a joyful story of courage, love, hope, family and the unique ability of music to lift the human spirit.   more+

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July 11, 2019

The Korean Community Lawyers Association’s MCLE with Judges
6:30-8:30 pm 
Rotex Hotel, Los Angeles 

The Korean Community Lawyer Association presents “MCLE with Judges.”  Topics include “Ethical duties in the courtroom,” presented by Judge Ann Kwan, an Assistant Supervising Judge, and “Important new state bar ethical rules,” presented by Judge Lucy Armendariz, a former State Bar Court Judge.  The cost of the event is $40 for 2 MCLE credits and includes dinner. The event is co-hosted by APABA, JABA, and the Armenian Bar Association. To register, please email Keum Kyu Kim at

July 16, 2019

LACBA & BHBA Present: Lawyers Changing Statutes for the Greater Good
Registration 5:30 pm, Program 6:00 – 8:00 pm
LACBA Headquarters, 1055 W. 7th Street, 27th Floor, Los Angeles CA 90017

Join the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) and the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) for a special program on making change and doing good via California’s legislative process. Speaker Larry Doyle, a legislative lobbyist and expert in legal and legislative advocacy, will explain how a simple how a simple idea that addresses a social ill or injustice can become a bill which is introduced to the legislature and subsequently enacted into law. Participants will learn about opportunities to apply their new knowledge of the legislative process by joining a delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations. Participants will also have an opportunity to dine and network with members of other diverse bar associations. This program is being offered at no charge and space is limited, so don’t miss your opportunity to participate. 1 hour general CLE provided. Register today at or call 213/896-6560. (Event code 071619LAC.)

July 20, 2019

SAADA’s 11 Year Anniversary
11:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Residence of Dr. Amarjit Singh Marwah, Malibu CA

South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) collects and shares stories from the South Asian American community. Help SAADA celebrate its 11th anniversary with a fun lunch event in Malibu. The event will help raise funds to support SAADA and commemorate the digitization of the Dalip Singh Saund collection. The luncheon will be hosted by Dr. Amarjit Singh Marwah at his home in Malibu on Saturday, July 20. Dr. Marwah, now 93 years old, first came to the US in 1950 as a Fulbright scholar and has been a pillar in the South Asian community in Los Angeles for the last fifty plus years. Notably, he worked on the campaign for Dalip Singh Saund, the first South Asian elected to U.S. Congress in 1956. SAADA works to create a more just future by documenting, preserving, and sharing stories from the South Asian American community, so that the struggles of past and current generations for equality, inclusion, and representation are not the same struggles we leave to our children. SAADA is honored that Dr. Marwah has opened up his home for this event. Tickets are $100, but the code “BRINGAFRIEND” gets you a free ticket when you purchase your own. Learn more / buy tickets

July 25, 2019

SABA-SC Summer Orange County Mixer
5:30pm – 7:30pm
McGlinchey Stafford LLP

Join us for a fun summer mixer in Orange County, hosted by McGlinchey Stafford LLP.  Food & drinks will be provided as you mingle with fellow Orange County legal professionals. Individuals who join SABA-SC at the event will receive a discount on their membership.  RSVP to by July 22. See more information here.

August 5, 2019

SABA-SC Summer Los Angeles Mixer

Save the date! Not to be outdone by their Orange County cohorts, the SABA-SC LA Events Team is putting together a fun summer mixer on August 5. Stay tuned for more details, including location and timing. We will be hosting a business clothes charity drive at this mixer, so start looking through your closets to see whether you have any items you are willing to donate! 

August 21, 2019

SABA-SC In-House Attorney Panel
6:30-8:30 pm 
Knobbe Martens LLP

Curious about what it takes to be a successful in-house attorney?  Wondering what in-house clients would like to see from their outside counsel?  To find out, attend SABA-SC’s panel presentation, hosted by Knobbe Martens LLP.  More details, as well as information regarding our exciting panelists, will be coming soon!

August 22, 2019

MCBA Networking Reception
Location TBD

Save The Date for the Multicultural Bar Alliance Summer Reception.  The event is a great opportunity to network while promoting MCBA’s mission to increase exposure and awareness to equality, inclusion and diversity.  More information to follow.

August 22-24, 2019

NAAAP Leadership Convention
Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

The National Association of Asian American Professionals is hosting its annual leadership conference August 22-24 in Kansas City. Registration is open. Additional information about the event can be found HERE.

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


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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

TBD: Annual Mentorship Reception

Stay tuned for information regarding our annual Mentorship Reception to kick off this year’s mentorship program and honor our Mentor of the Year. Will take place sometime in the late fall.