Breaking the Bar

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown Saturday, June 18, 2016 Bar exam prep season is here and PABA wants to help you pass with flying colors! Come join us by taking a break from bar prep so we can tell you how to break the bar exam with success! We’ll […]

Breaking the Bar

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown Saturday, June 18, 2016 Bar exam prep season is here and PABA wants to help you pass with flying colors! Come join us by taking a break from bar prep so we can tell you how to break the bar exam with success! We’ll […]

Parking and Directions to Today’s Gala

Please note that valet parking at the J.W. Marriott is $20 per car, after validation. We encourage our guests to take advantage of the reduced rate we have negotiated with L.A. Live Parking. Guests may self-park at L.A. Live Lot W by entering through Gate G only. The reduced rate is $10 per vehicle. Lot […]

Breaking the Bar

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown Saturday, June 18, 2016 Bar exam prep season is here and PABA wants to help you pass with flying colors! Come join us by taking a break from bar prep so we can tell you how to break the bar exam with success! We’ll […]

Breaking the Bar

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown

“Breaking the Bar” – Hollywood Sign Hike + Biergarten in Koreatown Saturday, June 18, 2016 Bar exam prep season is here and PABA wants to help you pass with flying colors! Come join us by taking a break from bar prep so we can tell you how to break the bar exam with success! We’ll […]

Mabuhay from PABA

The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) of Los Angeles, the largest local association of Filipino-American lawyers in the United States, is comprised of attorneys, judges, and law students. It was formed in response to expressed interests in addressing the legal issues confronting the Filipino-American community, as well as meeting the professional concerns of Filipino-American lawyers in Southern California. PABA sponsors community legal clinics focusing on various areas of the law and provides pro bono legal services. In addition, PABA provides continuing legal education seminars and professional development opportunities for its members and assists Filipino-American law students through its scholarship and fellowship funds and mentorship programs.

PABA'S MISSION
• To foster and promote the professional growth of its members through the exchange of ideas and information through networking opportunities;
• To sponsor and encourage public service to the Filipino-American community;
• To develop and sustain cooperation with other legal and community organizations; and
• To provide a unified voice for its members regarding current social, economic and legal matters affecting the Filipino-American community.

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Paba Career Night FINAL

PABA’s Annual Career Night – October 1 at 6:30 P.M.

When: Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Where: GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP, 333 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071 Before the main event, please join us for our Pre-Career Night Happy Hour!* PEZ CANTINA, 401 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90071, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. *Please park in the garage underneath […]

PABA Clerkship Brunch

PABA will be hosting a Clerkship Brunch on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at The Park’s Finest BBQ at 1267 W. Temple St. in Los Angeles, CA 90026 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Please join PABA members and current law clerks Christine Gonong (9th Cir.) and Antonio Raimundo (C.D. Cal.) for brunch as they discuss […]

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PHILIPPINE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION TO HOLD 30th ANNUAL INSTALLATION & AWARDS GALA IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES ON May 6, 2016

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: April 26, 2016 Contact: Citadelle B. Priagula, paba@pabala.org PABA to Hold 30th Annual Installation & Awards Gala  in Downtown Los Angeles on May 6, 2016 Los Angeles, CA – The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) will hold its 30th Annual Installation & Awards Gala on Friday, May 6, 2016, in […]

PABA Scholarship

At this year’s Installation & Awards Gala, PABA and the PABA Foundation will award law students up to $2,000.00 in scholarships to deserving law students who have demonstrated commitment to the Asian Pacific American community, financial need, and academic achievement. Apply through the  2016-2017 PABA Scholarship Application. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. Questions?  […]

Justice Denied: Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio – A Trial Reenactment

PABA invites you to our CLE Presentation: Justice Denied: Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio – A Trial Reenactment Location: Southwestern Law School – Bullocks Wilshire Building Date: February 25, 2016 Time: 6:30PM The presentation will provide one (1) hour of CLE credit (pending). Food and refreshments will be served prior to the presentation. ADMISSION: […]