Asian/Pacific Bar Association of SacramentoThe objective of the Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS) is to foster the exchange of ideas and promote the professional growth of the members of the Association; to provide an opportunity for fellowship among the Association's members; to provide service to the general and local community; to develop and encourage cooperation with other organizations of minority attorneys; and to provide a vehicle and forum for the unified expression of opinions and positions by the Association upon current social, political, economic, legal or other matters or events of concern to the members of the Association.
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Sacramento is a multi-ethnic community. Accordingly, its judicial officers should have not only intelligence and integrity, but awareness of and sensitivity to the experiences of its ethnicity communities. The Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS) believes that it plays an … Continue reading
Please join the Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento and the Women Laws of Sacramento for a join Happy Hour June 10, 2014 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at: Tequila Museo Mayahuel, 1200 K Street. Event is no-host. Complimentary light appetizers will be served. … Continue reading
ABAS has a long history of advocating for Asian Pacific Islander (API) issues. These issues include fairness for API lawyers, appointment of APIs to the judiciary, community issues relating to APIs, marriage equality, immigration, and racist and discriminatory practices. Most … Continue reading
ABAS Newsletter – April 2014 The historic swearing in as a member of the Bar – Sergio Garcia, Enforcing the TRUST Act, UCD King Hall Celebrates Filipino Culture, King Hall Hosts 14th Annual BAAPALSA Conference, Civil Rights Resistance at Tule Lake, … Continue reading
Time: 5:30-7:30 Where: Capitol Bowl, 900 West Capitol Ave., West Sacramento We need our attorney and judicial members and friends to come out and enjoy a few hours bowling and/or relaxing with our local APALSA law students. The school year is … Continue reading
The ABAS Law Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for present law students and very recent graduates. For the 2012-2013 scholarship cycle, the Foundation awarded approximately $11,000 in scholarships. This year, the Foundation anticipates awarding between $10,000 and $16,000. Deadline … Continue reading
Our first event for the year is the ABAS Membership Drive/Mixer coming up on January 23, 2014 at Claim Jumpers (1111 J Street – formerly McCormick and Schmick’s) starting at 5:30 p.m. Come meet this year’s board, become a new … Continue reading
The December 2013 edition of Nota Bene is now available! In this edition: ABAS Annual Awards Dinner, Upcoming Events, Update on In re Sergio, ABAS Law Foundation Golf Tournament, Interview with Past President Rebecca Westmore, McGeorge APALSA Alumni Sworn In, … Continue reading
If you are already a member, it is time to renew. If you aren’t a member, it is time to join! Get a membership application form to mail in, click Membership Appliction 2014. For on-line application and payment, click here.