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Announcement:  Southern District of California Lawyer Representative

Dear SABA-San Diego members and friends: We wanted to share information about a unique opportunity for lawyers to interact with the federal bench and participate in discussion of matters concerning both the District Court and the Ninth Circuit. The Southern District of California is now accepting applications for new Lawyer Representatives. Applications must be submitted by Friday, July 15, 2016. Additional information about the selection process and a link to the application may be found on the court's website: www.casd.uscourtsgov, or by clicking the link below: https://www.casd.uscourts.gov/SitePages/Home.aspx#whatsNew For questions regarding the role and responsibilities of the Lawyer Representatives, please feel free to contact Shireen...

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SABA-San Diego Chai Chat

Featuring the Hon. John B. Owens of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit When: April 7, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Where: United States District Court for the Southern District of California 333 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 Join the South Asian Bar Association of San Diego and Judge Owens for a conversation about the law, the legal profession, and diversity on the bench.  Chai and Samosas will be served. Judge Owens was born in 1971. He received his B.A. from U.C. Berkeley in 1993 and his law degree from Stanford Law School in 1996. After law school, Judge...

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Please join us at our March Happy Hour!

HAPPY HOUR WITH SABA-SD Dear SABA Members and Friends, Please join us for a Happy Hour.  Drinks and light appetizers will be provided. Date:              March 24, 2016 at 6:00pm Location:      Basic Bar/Pizza (410 Tenth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101) Cost:               First Drink Free with Paid SABA Membership Hope to see you there!  Please RSVP to Shireen Becker if you plan to attend: sbecker@jonesday.com or 858-314-1184....

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SABA-San Diego Board Members Attend the Annual San Diego Diversity Bar President’s Dinner

On February 23, 2016, SABA-San Diego Board Members Shireen Becker and Kris Mukherji attended the annual San Diego Diversity Bar President's Dinner hosted by Peter Quon, an avid supporter of all the local diverse bar associations. It was a collegial and energetic affair, during which Shireen and Kris brainstormed and collaborated with their diversity bar association leader peers on how to best make 2016 a great year for SABA members and the San Diego legal community....

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