Snaps, Velcro or Zippers? A Conversation About Becoming a Judge, Good Judging, and Justice

  • Thursday, January 21, 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice – LA, 1145 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017

Join APABA and an esteemed panel to discuss the judicial selection process for the state judiciary and to hear about what work, play and life experiences make for good judges. Bring your questions and help decide if this is the right job for you. Light refreshments and beverages will be served. Our panelists are:

Joshua Groban
Senior Adviser to Governor Brown
Kimberly Knill
Chair of the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation
Justice Nora M. Manella
2nd District Court of Appeal
The Honorable Burt Pines
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge (ret.)

This panel is part of APABA’s Judicial Pipeline Project — co-sponsored by the National Asian Pacific Bar Association, Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance, Japanese American Bar Association, Korean American Bar Association of Southern California, Orange County Asian American Bar Association, Philippine American Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California, Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, and Thai American Bar Association — a comprehensive effort to identify and outreach to potential APA judicial candidates for the state and federal bench.

Admission is free, but please register online by Tuesday, January 19. For more information, please see the event flyer or contact Christina Yang at

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