Posts Tagged ‘2017’

JABA Annual Meeting of the Members (Tuesday, October 3)

September 11th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News
JABA is holding its Annual Meeting of the Members on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Ocean Seafood at 750 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA.


This year, we will be honoring the McGuire Woods team who led the efforts of JABA and the Little Tokyo Historical Society to get a posthumous admission of Sei Fujii to the California State Bar. We will also be honoring the Council on American-Islamic Relations – Los Angeles, for all of their efforts in partnering with JABA to put together various events surrounding Executive Order 9066.


The event is FREE for all active members as of September 26, 2017 and $40 for all non-members and includes a free Chinese banquet dinner, door prizes, and more!


Please RSVP no later than September 26, 2017 to For any questions, please contact Payment can be made at the door or by check at P.O. BOX 71961, Los Angeles, California 90071.


We look forward to seeing everyone there!

[Albums] JABA 2017 Gala and Installation Dinner Photos!

March 24th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News, Recent Photos

Having JABA Gala withdrawal? No worries! Missed seeing your friends? No problem!

Click the links below to view the JABA 2017 Gala and Installation Dinner photos in their entirety and relive the moments!

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JABA Congratulates all of the Honorees at the 41st Installation and Awards Gala!

March 8th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News, Recent Photos

The Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) congratulates and thanks ACLU President Susan N. Herman, NFL Super Bowl Champion Mr. Scott Fujita, and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. on their passion, dedication, and achievement for creating a diverse community. Your message on Inclusion, Power of Story, and Advocacy will forever be in our hearts.

JABA President Mark Furuya, President-Elect Ryan Iwasaka, the rest of the Executive Board, and the Board of Governors would like to share our gratitude to Ms. Jennifer Kumiyama, Mr. David Ono, and our sponsors and attendees. Through your participation, you are creating a pipeline for the next generation of leaders and advocates.

JABA would like to especially thank Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Hawaiian Airlines, Disney, Scott Fujita, and Mikami Vineyards.  Your selfless support to JABA and JABA Educational Foundation is truly humbling.

See you all next year!

For the rest of the photos from the Gala, please check out our Facebook page!


JABA YLG Shinnenkai at Honda Ya Izakaya!

January 17th, 2017 - Events, Featured Story, Front Page News, News, Recent Photos


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 Wednesday, February 1st at