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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 […]

San Diego Committee’s New Year Ozoni Celebration

Please join the JABA San Diego Committee and the San Diego Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League to celebrate the New Year with an ozoni and namasu cooking demonstration with Mineko Moreno, co-author of “Sushi for Dummies.” When: Sunday, January 15, 2017 2:30PM-4:30PM Where: Taiwanese American Community Center 7838 Wilkerson Court San Diego, CA […]

[SAVE THE DATE] JABA’s 41st Annual Installation and Awards Gala – Friday, March 3, 2017

JABA is excited to announce that JABA’s 41st Annual Installation and Awards Gala will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Speakers and honorees so far include NFL Super Bowl Champion and Activist Scott Fujita and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.  Some 600 attorneys, judges, law students, elected officials, executives, family, and friends attended […]

JABA Statement on 2016 Presidential Election

  The Japanese American Bar Association respectfully acknowledges President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence on their election to our nation’s highest offices, and we offer our support in promoting the fair, just, and equal application of the rule of law for all us.  As President Obama and Secretary Clinton have reminded us, no […]

JABA Goes to San Diego! – JABA Events at 2016 NAPABA Convention

JABA Events at NAPABA: JABA Goes to San Diego! JABA is once again attending the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Convention, this time in San Diego.  The JABA San Diego Committee and JABA In-House Group will be hosting several fun events for those of you attending the NAPABA Convention in San Diego.   […]

Fourth Annual JABA Summer Fun Mixer – Sunday, August 28, 2016

Please come join us for an afternoon of food and summer fun with our JABA members, friends, and families! What: Fourth Annual JABA Summer Fun Mixer When: Sunday, August 28, 2016 @ 1:00 p.m. Where:  Home of Sabina Helton, Rancho Palos Verdes (Address Provided Upon RSVP) Other Details: JABA Members: $10 Non-Members: $15 Children Under 12: Free Pay […]

Congratulations to all the Honorees at the JABA 40th Annual Installation and Awards Gala!

The Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) congratulates and thanks Governor David Y. Ige of Hawai’i, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, Mr. Hoyt Zia, and Hawaiian Airlines on their tremendous accomplishments and support to JABA and the community. JABA President Sabina Helton, President-Elect Mark Furuya, the rest of the Executive Board, and the Board of […]

James Toma Sworn in as Mayor of West Covina

On December 1, 2015, JABA members turned out in force to see fomer JABA President, James Toma, being sworn in as Mayor of West Covina. The ceremony took place in the City Council Chambers after a council meeting. James was sworn in by his father, Walter Toma, in front of a packed house of family […]