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SABA-NC APPLAUDS CHHABRIA'S HISTORIC NOMINATION TO THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
The South Asian Bar Association of Northern California (SABA-NC) applauds Vince Chhabria's historic nomination to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. President Obama nominated Chhabria to the federal bench today, after Chhabria was recommended for the seat by Senator Barbara Boxer. If confirmed, Chhabria will be the first South Asian Article III judge in California, and one of only a few South Asian federal judges across the nation. See full press release here.
HATE CRIMES HOTLINE:
If you or someone you know has been the victim of a hate crime, SABA-NC might be able to help. Call the Hate Crimes Hotline at 1-888-99N0-HAT(E) or 1-888-996-6428. Please note this number should only be used to report hate crimes. All crimes should be reported to the local police and emergency services. General inquiries regarding legal assistance or about SABA-NC should be directed via email to the Pro Bono Committeeor to the Co-Presidents
THE 2013 SABA-NC 20th ANNIVERSARY GALA WAS A SUCCESS!
The 2013 SABA-NC Gala was held on Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront in Burlingame. The 280 attendees who celebrated SABA-NC's 20th anniversary heard remarks by U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal and U.S. Congressman Mike Honda, participated in a live and silent auction, and cheered many SABA-NC award recipients. For more information, pictures, and video, see www.southasianbar.org/gala.
SABA-NC THANKS ITS 2013 GALA SPONSORS!
Farella Braun & Martel LLP
Fenwick & West LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Arnold & Porter LLP, Axiom Law, Bingham McCutchon LLP,
The Chugh Firm APC, Fish & Richardson P.C., Keker & Van Nest LLP,
Morgan Lewis LLP, Paul Hastings LLP, Perkins Coie LLP,
Reed Smith LLP, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Minami Tamaki LLP, Ropes & Gray LLP, and Scorpion Design.
Friends of SABA
California Bar Foundation, Dhillon & Smith LLP, Glynn & Finley LLP,
Murphy Vu Thongsmouth & Chatterjee LLP, Lieff Cabreser Heimann Bernstein LLP,
The Narayan Law Firm, NASABA, and White & Case LLP.