January 14th, 2015 - Front Page News, News, Uncategorized

Deadline to Apply Your JEF Scholarship Applications is This Sunday (January 18)!

The JABA Educational Foundation is currently accepting applications for the five law student scholarships offered this year through the Foundation and its wonderful sponsors. The deadline to apply is Sunday, January 18, 2015. For this cycle, JABA Educational Foundation will award five scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each, including the inaugural M. Dick Osumi [...]

November 16th, 2014 - Front Page News, News, Recent Photos, Uncategorized

Manzanar Trip with Armenian Bar Association

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, I accompanied the Armenian Bar Association on a day-long road trip from Los Angeles to Manzanar. Located just north of Lone Pine, California, Manzanar was the site of one of ten major concentration camps that incarcerated thousands of Japanese Americans who were evicted from their West Coast homes during World [...]

July 29th, 2014 - Uncategorized

JABA Celebrates Its Own at the JABA Trifecta Celebration

On May 29, 2014, JABA hosted a reception to celebrate a trifecta of recent achievements by its members – the appointments of Mark Hanasono as Judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court and Joanne Motoike as Judge of the Orange County Superior Court, and James Toma’s election as West Covina City Councilman. Many guests [...]

JABA and KABA Issue a Joint Statement

In the spirit of community and healing, the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA) and the Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) issue this joint statement in response to the controversy over the Comfort Women Memorial in Glendale, California, and the lawsuit Gingery et al. v. City of Glendale, which seeks the removal of [...]


BREAKING NEWS: California Supreme Court Justice Joyce L. Kennard to Attend the JABA Gala

We are pleased to announce that California Supreme Court Justice, Joyce L. Kennard will attend and be recognized at the JABA Installation and Awards Gala on March 7, 2014 at the Omni Hotel. Justice Kennard graciously made room in her busy schedule of hearing oral arguments on that same day, to fly down to Los [...]

February 3rd, 2014 - Uncategorized

Thank you!

Thank you for your recent ticket purchase! If there are any questions or concerns, please email info@jabaonline.org.

February 21st, 2013 - Uncategorized

Gordon Hirabayashi Tribute Purchase Success

Thank you for your ticket purchase! We look forward to seeing you at the event! For questions, please contact Anne Inoue at jeflosangeles@gmail.com  

November 27th, 2012 - Uncategorized

2012-2013 JEF Scholarship Applications are now being accepted.

If you are a law student or recent law school graduate, you may be eligible for a JABA Educational Foundation Scholarship. 2012-2013 JEF Scholarship Applications are being accepted now. For more information, click here.

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October 31st, 2012 - Front Page News, News, Uncategorized

JABA to Honor Alternate Public Defender Janice Fukai with Public Service Award at Annual Gala

The Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) announced that it will honor Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender (APD) Janice Fukai at its Annual Installation and Awards Gala on February 22, 2013 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Fukai is the first Asian American woman to lead a Los Angeles County department. The Board [...]

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February 4th, 2012 - Uncategorized


JABA Gala JABA honors its past and celebrates its future at its Installation and Awards Gala on March 9, 2012 at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The Honorable Justice Sabrina Shizue McKenna of the Supreme Court of Hawaii will be the keynote speaker and Congressman Adam Schiff and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto will be [...]