This committee makes endorsement recommendations to the SABA Board for judicial, prosecutorial, public defender, and other appropriate positions, as well as on issues affecting the legal community and the South Asian community. It also nominates SABA members for legal awards and leadership positions within the legal community.
SABA-NC's endorsement committee actively seeks out worthy candidates for nomination and endorsements. If you know of someone in our community who deserves recognition for his or her contributions, or a candidate that deserves SABA-NC's support, please let us know by completing this on-line form.
If you are interested in applying for a judgeship or in seeking SABA-NC's endorsement for your appointment or election to a judgeship, please contact our Endorsement Committee. Please also review SABA's Endorsement Policy for judicial candidates (see below).
If you are interested in running for a political office that substantially affects legal issues or in seeking SABA-NC's endorsement for your campaign, please contact our Endorsement Committee. Please also review SABA's Endorsement Policy for political candidates (see below).
SABA-NC supports Sri Srinivasan's appointment to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. See the article by India West.
SABA-NC is proud to have endorsed, and become part of, the Open Courts Coalition. SABA-NC also has recently endorsed the following candidates:
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association's Path to the Federal Bench
Washington State Minority and Justice Commission's Diversifying the Bench Guidebook: How to Become a Judicial Officer
Navigating Judicial Appointments Under The Brown Administration by Yolanda Jackson (see PDF below)