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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 […]

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 – […]

[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 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 […]

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 […]

JABA YLG Shinnenkai at Honda Ya Izakaya!

  Hello JABA members! JABA’s Young Lawyer’s Group invites you to celebrate the New Year at its annual Shinnenkai on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Honda Ya Izakaya in Little Tokyo (333 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013). Dinner is free for current JABA members; $20 for non-JABA members. RSVP required by […]