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 2 of 3 3 of 3

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

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, […]

Free Admission for JABA Members – JANM Instructions to All Persons exhibit

  JABA is a proud associate sponsor of the Japanese American National Museum’s Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 exhibiting from February 18 through August 13, 2017.  The exhibition will include two pages of the original Executive Order 9066 and the original Presidential Proclamation 2537, a key precursor to Executive Order 9066 […]

JABA’s 41st Annual Installation and Awards Gala – Friday, March 3, 2017

JABA’s 41st Annual Installation and Awards Gala POWER OF DIVERSITY Omni Hotel Los Angeles, March 3, 2017 6:00 pm No-Host Reception 7:00 pm Dinner JABA is pleased to announce that ACLU President, Susan Herman will be the recipient of the Distinguished Leadership Award and keynote speaker for JABA’s 41st Annual Installation and Awards Gala on […]

JABA Applauds Federal Judiciary Response to President’s Executive Order

For Immediate Release February 9, 2017 For More Information, Contact: Mark Furuya, President JABA Applauds Federal Judiciary Response to President’s Executive Order LOS ANGELES — The Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) strongly supports the rule of law and the protection of civil rights over prejudice and discrimination. JABA commends U.S. District Court Judge James […]

February 2nd, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News

Shin Issei Japanese Lawyers Group Networking Cocktail Reception

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, JABA and its Shin Issei Japanese Lawyers Group will hold an evening reception in downtown Los Angeles for the members of JABA and for the Japanese JD and LLM students and lawyers who are currently in Southern California. WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (appetizers and drinks will be served) WHERE: […]

Town Hall Event: What Makes American Great Again?

JABA is part of the Los Angeles Minority Bar Association coalition presenting a town hall discussion on “What Makes America Great Again” on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Loyola Law School at 919 Albany St., Los Angeles CA 90015. The event will be moderated by former California State Bar […]

January 23rd, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News

[JABASD] Legal Lessons of Japanese Internment

Legal Lessons of Japanese InternmentLegal Lessons of the Japanese Internment  Time: February 10, 2017 4:00 pm Where: James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse Jury Lounge Address: 333 West Broadway, San Diego RSVP by February 3, 2017 at or here. Free to Attend! Details: The United States District Court for the […]