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The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County is a member organization comprised of attorneys, judges and law students throughout Los Angeles County. It is a voice for issues of concern to the Asian Pacific American community. APABA provides legal education and assistance to underserved communities and sponsors programs in professional development, community education and law student mentorship.


Latest News

  • Join APABA and its Co-Sponsors at our Halloween Law Student Joint Mixer on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at XLanes Los Angeles.  Meet law students and attorneys from APABA and API bar associations across Los Angeles for happy hour drink specials, free appetizers, and a Halloween costume contest! The first 20 law students to sign-up for the Mixer will receive a complimentary drink ticket. Please RSVP to apabalawstudentscommittee@gmail.com
  • Are you a small business owner?  Want to learn about legal questions commonly asked by small business owners?  Please join us at APABA's Small Business Day on October 21, 2017, at Alhambra Civic Center Library's Ruth C. Reese Hall. APABA's Small Business Day will feature experienced attorneys discussing employment law, corporate formation, and real estate leasing.  This community event is FREE to the public.  Please register for the event here.
  • APABA and SABA will be co-hosting a special MCLE event entitled, A Sneak Peek at a Work-in-Progress: “Destination Manzanar: A Muslim-American’s Pilgrimage to America’s Most Infamous Incarceration Camp” on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, from 6 to 8 pm, at The Downtown Independent (251 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012).  This event will feature a 15-minute sneak preview of the work-in-progress documentary film by Corey Ohama and will be followed by a one-hour MCLE qualified discussion featuring Corey Ohama herself and two of the documentary film’s main characters, Adnan Perwez and Wilbur Sato.  A food and drinks reception will precede the sneak preview and discussion.  $10 for Members and $15 for Non-Members.  Please register for the event here
  • On October 30, 2017, join APABA's Judicial Pipeline Project and an esteemed panel to get valuable tips on the judicial application and appointments process for the state judiciary, hear the latest on the governor’s plan for appointments during the remainder of his term, and learn about our panelist judges’ personal journeys to the bench.  Our esteemed panel includes Hon. Lee Tsao (Los Angeles Superior Court), Hon. Firdaus Dordi (Los Angeles Superior Court), and Tim Laske (JNE Commissioner).  The event will be held at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, 400 S. Hope St., 18th Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90071, at 6:30 pm.  This event is open to all, but geared towards those who are ready to apply or who have already submitted their applications.  Please register for the event here: https://goo.gl/forms/C5nQ2MPX5rM4hr0j2.
  • Please join APABA for Alternative Careers with a J.D., an informative panel discussion about alternative career paths for lawyers, on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at Loyola Law School, Robinson Courtroom.  Light dinner will be provided. Parking is available in the parking facility located at 919 Albany Street for $9 per vehicle.  Please RSVP here by November 6, 2017.  

APABA Board Retreat

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6:00 PM • The Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Monday, October 30, 2017 6:30 PM • O’Melveny & Myers LLP, 400 S. Hope St., 18th Fl. Los Angeles, CA 90071
Thursday, November 09, 2017 6:30 PM • Loyola Law School, Robinson Courtroom, 19 Albany St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:00 PM • Monterey Park Public Library, 318 S. Ramona Ave., Monterey Park, CA 91754
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