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Help JABA Support the Victims of the Nepal Earthquakes

As many of you know, Nepal has now been hit with two major earthquakes in three weeks, causing thousands of deaths and severe damage across the country. JABA has set up a fundraising page through Direct Relief at this following link: http://dri.convio.net/site/TR?pxfid=4510&pg=fund&fr_id=1030 and has donated $1,000 to aid the relief efforts. We urge all of […]

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An Intimate Evening with Congressman Mark Takano and Consul General Harry Horinouchi

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, JABA hosted an evening with U.S. Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) at a member’s home in Santa Monica. Congressman Takano discussed his recent Congressional delegation to Japan and current issues facing the United States Congress. He also talked about his path to office, including his years as a high school teacher, […]

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Networking Cocktail Reception for Japanese JD and LLM Students a Big Hit

On Thursday, April 9, 2015, JABA hosted a networking cocktail reception for Japanese JD and LLM students and lawyers who are currently in Southern California. The reception took place at the downtown Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Approximately 40 people attended the reception. Mr. Hidehisa Harry Horinouchi, the Consul General of Japan in […]

Street Closures During JABA’s 2015 Installation and Awards Gala

To our guests attending tomorrow’s 2015 JABA Installation and Awards Gala, please note that surrounding streets may be closed. Please see the following link for a map of street closures tomorrow. We have a wonderful Gala planned and look forward to seeing you all tomorrow!

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Ocha Break: Past JABA President, James Toma in the news

West Covina Mayor Pro Tem and Past JABA President, James Toma, Featured in Article re: L.A. Marathon. James Toma currently serves as Mayor Pro Tem of the City of West Covina. James ran his first marathon as part of a group that raised money for the Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP), an organization that […]

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Ocha Break: Join us in congratulating our own Professor Dennis Yokoyama for receiving the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Awards from Southwestern Law School

Long time board member, Professor Dennis Yokoyama has received the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Awards from Southwestern Law School for teaching Civil Procedure and Remedies. An amazing feat if you think about how much many of us struggled with Civil Procedure as a 1L. For more information, please click here. Join us in congratulating Professor […]

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Congressman Xavier Becerra Confirmed as a Speaker for the 2015 JABA Gala!

JABA is proud to announce that Congressman Xavier Becerra will also speak at the Gala on May 1.  Congressman Becerra represents the area including downtown Los Angeles, serves as Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, is a member of the powerful Committee on Ways And Means, and is Ranking Member of the Ways and Means […]

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SAVE THE DATE! JABA’s 2015 Installation and Awards Gala on May 1, 2015

JABA’s 39th Annual Installation and Awards Gala will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Center at Cathedral Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. Speakers and honorees include best-selling author, legal commentator and professor of law Kenji Yoshino and Academy Award winning director and actor Chris Tashima. Some 600 attorneys, judges, law students, elected […]

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Save the Date: An Evening with U.S. Congressman Mark Takano – April 2, 2015

Details forthcoming. If you are interested in attending, please contact Jeff Maloney at jkmaloney@gmail.com.

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Coffee Break: Judicial Profile on JABA’s Own Hon. Mark Hanasono

Take a moment to read more about Former JABA Secretary and now Judge for the Los Angeles Superior Court: our very own Hon. Mark Hanasono. Click on the link above or go straight to the full Daily Journal article: http://www.dailyjournal.com/prmo/prmomain.cfm?publication=LADJ&eid=939581&pcode=OU1LBUER.