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RSVP TODAY for JABA’s Judges’ Night Reception!

You can RSVP today for JABA’s Judges’ Night Reception on August 24, 2017 honoring the Honorable Ernest M. Hiroshige, the Honorable Dan T. Oki, the Honorable Cary H. Nishimoto, and Honorable Fumiko H. Wasserman. Please join us in celebrating and recognizing four trailblazers who have led the way for JABA members and the minority legal community as […]

JABA 2017 Annual Summer Family Fun Mixer – August 6 @ 1 pm

Put on your Aloha wear and come join us for an afternoon of food and summer fun with our JABA members, friends, and families.  Event:        Fifth Annual JABA Summer Event When:        Sunday, August 6, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Where:       Home of Sabina Helton, Rancho Palos Verdes (address provided upon RSVP) Cost:          JABA Members – $10; Non-Members – […]

June 28th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News

JABA Congratulates the Honorable Sabrina McKenna for Earning International Recognition for Significant Contribution to Legal Profession

  JABA congratulates Hawaii Supreme Court Associate Justice Sabrina McKenna on earning the recognition for her tremendous contribution to the legal procession and assisting women advance into leadership roles at the Association of Corporate counsel Foundation’s annual Global Women in Law & Leadership Reception and Honors Dinner in New York City on June 20, 2017. […]

June 27th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News

JABA YLG – Sayonara to Summer Mixer 7/13

  What: JABA YLG Sayonara to Summer When: Thursday, July 13, 6:30 p.m. Where: Blossom, 451 Gin Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012 RSVP: info@jabaonline.org Come and join JABA Young Lawyers Group at Blossom in Chinatown to say Sayonara to Summer with delicious bites, drinks, and fantastic company!  JABA will cover food and drink on […]

June 22nd, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News

JABA applauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision today in Maslenjak v. United States

This is a reassuring win for the immigration community and civil rights. Arturo Vargas, executive director of the NALEO Educational Fund, summarized impact of the Supreme Court decision perfectly: “We stand behind the highest court in America and our partners in celebrating that the freedoms of millions of hard-working immigrants have been protected. This decision will […]

JABA Applauds the CA Supreme Court Order Granting Sei Fujii’s Posthumous Admission to the California State Bar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   May 25, 2017 For More Information, Contact:   Mark Furuya, President info@jabaonline.org   JABA Applauds the California Supreme Court Order Granting Sei Fujii’s Posthumous Admission to the California State Bar  LOS ANGELES — The Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) applauds the California Supreme Court for recognizing the accomplishments of civil rights […]

Give Us Your Feedback: Membership Survey 2017

We know you have opinions (you are lawyers after all), and now we want to hear them! Whether you’re a former member or current member, tell us your opinion and what you like or don’t like about JABA. Tell us if you think we could be doing more, and if so, what you’d like to […]

[Albums] JABA 2017 Gala and Installation Dinner Photos!

Having JABA Gala withdrawal? No worries! Missed seeing your friends? No problem! Click the links below to view the JABA 2017 Gala and Installation Dinner photos in their entirety and relive the moments! 1 of 3 https://goo.gl/photos/USDdXVTzGx9EKhV87 2 of 3 https://goo.gl/photos/oM6SEDG7rjNXezND8 3 of 3 https://goo.gl/photos/ahFbXNyidV1gcCiNA

JABA in the Media: Interview with Mark Furuya

Tune in tomorrow (March 10) at 5:30 p.m. at 88.9 FM (KUCI) to listen to JABA President Mark Furuya talk about JABA and what JABA has in store for 2017. You can also stream the interview live at http://www.kuci.org/stream.html

JABA Congratulates all of the Honorees at the 41st Installation and Awards Gala!

The Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) congratulates and thanks ACLU President Susan N. Herman, NFL Super Bowl Champion Mr. Scott Fujita, and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. on their passion, dedication, and achievement for creating a diverse community. Your message on Inclusion, Power of Story, and Advocacy will forever be in our hearts. JABA President Mark Furuya, President-Elect Ryan Iwasaka, […]