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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 is Disappointed in the Administration’s Decision to End DACA

  For Immediate Release: September 6, 2017                                                                         For More Information, Contact: Mark Furuya, President info@jabaonline.org   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 […]

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 / info@jabaonline.org   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 […]

JABA Condemns the President’s Ban on the Transgender Community from Serving in the Military

JABA Condemns the President’s Ban on the Transgender Community from Serving in the Military   LOS ANGELES — The Japanese American Bar Association (“JABA”) is deeply disappointed in, and unequivocally opposes, the President’s announcement this past Wednesday to ban those within the transgender community from serving in our Armed Forces.  Japanese Americans are familiar with […]

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 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 […]

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’s “Open House(s)” on 1/25/17!

Ever wondered “who is JABA?” or “what does JABA…do?“ Get those questions answered and more by meeting your local JABA Board and Committee members for 2017! On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 6-8pm, JABA will be holding an “Open House“ at FIVE different locations across Southern California where you can meet the incoming JABA Board, Committee Educational Foundation and […]