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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 […]

2016 JABA Annual Meeting of Members at Ocean Seafood in Chinatown

Calling all JABA Members: JAPANESE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS Featured Speaker THE HONORABLE JON R. TAKASUGI Los Angeles Superior Court Special Honoree THE HONORABLE ARTHUR NAKAZATO Magistrate Judge U.S. District Court for the Central District of California   TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016 No Host Cocktail Hour at 6:00 p.m. Dinner at 7:00 p.m. Ocean […]

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 […]

Dodger Day 2016 – Join JABA for an Evening at the Yard!

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND AND YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT, DODGERS DAY 2016 IS NOW SOLD OUT! If you are interested in being added to the list for our supplemental ticket order, please contact Colin M. Kawaguchi at the e.mail address shown below. You are cordially invited to join JABA for Dodger Day 2016 on Saturday, July […]

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 […]

Register Today for JABA’s 40th Annual Installation and Awards Gala on April 1, 2016!

Please join us as an early sponsor of JABA’s 40th Annual Installation and Awards Gala this year. This very special gala will feature Governor David Y. Ige of Hawaii, L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, and Hoyt Zia, General Counsel at Hawaiian Airlines. JABA will hold its 40th Annual Gala in downtown Los Angeles, at the […]

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 […]

JABA and the JABA Education Foundation Remember Diana H. Nishiura

Diana H. Nishiura (Jan. 1, 1942 – Jan. 9, 2016) The Japanese American Bar Association and the JABA Educational Foundation mourn the loss of Diana Harumi Nishiura who passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Diana’s dedication and service to JABA and JABA Educational Foundation are unparalleled. She was an active and devoted JABA member […]