RSVP Today for JABA’s Open House on 2.1.18!

RSVP today to attend one of SEVEN locations for JABA’s Annual Open House Event on Thursday, February 1, 2018. With 7 different locations, you’re bound to find a place close to your work/home to enjoy some good food and drinks and meet fellow JABA members and this year’s JABA Board and Committee members! Find your […]

YLG 2018 Shinnenkai is here! February 8th at Honda Ya in Little Tokyo.

  Happy New Year JABA members! JABA’s Young Lawyer’s Group invites you to celebrate the New Year at its annual Shinnenkai on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Honda Ya Izakaya in Little Tokyo! Dinner is free for current JABA members; $20 for non-JABA members. Honda Ya Izakaya 333 Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90013 RSVP required by […]

A Very YLG Holiday – Come join us at the inaugural community event!

WHAT: A VERY YLG HOLIDAY! WHEN: Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10 am WHERE: Bowman and Brooke LLP, 970 West 190th Street, Suite 700, Torrance, CA 90502 RSVP: Submit an RSVP of no later than Dec. 11, to JABA Young Lawyers Group invites you to A Very YLG Holiday community service event benefiting The Downtown […]

JEF Scholarship Applications for 2017-2018 Now Available!

JABA Educational Foundation Scholarship Application for 2017-2018 is now available! If you are a law student, you may be interested in applying for one of five scholarships available through JEF. Individual scholarships range from $2,000 to $3,000. Application will be accepted through January 6, 2018. For additional information, please visit our Scholarship page.  

Harvey M. Horikawa, former JABA Board Member and Respected Litigator passes

It is with great sadness that JABA shares the news of Harvey M. Horikawa’s passing. Harvey was a former JABA Board member and pillar of the JA community. Harvey M. Horikawa was born in Chicago in 1948 and raised in the Los Angeles area. After graduating from UCLA law school in 1973, he was a […]

JABA Goes to DC! (The NAPABA Convention that is)

 If you are attending the NAPABA Convention in DC, JABA has you covered! Friday (11/3): Dinner at the Fainting Goat   The Fainting Goat is a Top 100 Washingtonian restaurant with local, farm-to-table American fare and just a short mile away from the hotel. The dinner will follow immediately after the Trailblazer Ceremony and Reception at 7:30 […]

September 11th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News

JABA Annual Meeting of the Members (Tuesday, October 3)

JABA is holding its Annual Meeting of the Members on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Ocean Seafood at 750 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA.   This year, we will be honoring the McGuire Woods team who led the efforts of JABA and the Little Tokyo Historical Society to get a posthumous admission of Sei Fujii to the California State Bar. […]

JABA is Disappointed in the Administration’s Decision to End DACA

  For Immediate Release: September 6, 2017                                                                         For More Information, Contact: Mark Furuya, President   JABA is Disappointed in the Administration’s Decision to End DACA   LOS ANGELES — The Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) expresses its deep disappointment and strong condemnation of the current administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action on […]

August 18th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News

JABA Dodger Day 2017 – Join JABA for an Afternoon at the Yard!

JABA Members are cordially invited to join JABA for Dodgers Day 2017 on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Dodgers Stadium to see the Los Angeles Dodgers play the Colorado Rockies.  First pitch is at 1:10 pm. This game includes a special promotional giveaway — a commemorative Kids Trash Can! — for the first 12,000 ticketed kids 14 & under in attendance.  JABA […]

JABA Condemns Hate in Any Form by White Supremacists and the Like

For Immediate Release: August 14, 2017 For More Information, Contact:  Mark Furuya, President /   JABA Condemns the Hate in Any Form by White Supremacists   LOS ANGELES — The Japanese American Bar Association was founded on and continues its long-standing tradition of standing up against prejudice, bigotry, and racism. Japanese Americans are all […]