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WHO WE ARE


WHO WE ARE


WHO WE ARE


The Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS) fosters the exchange of ideas and promotes the professional growth of ABAS members; provides an opportunity for fellowship among its members; provides service to the general and local community; develops and encourages cooperation with other associations of attorneys; and provides a vehicle and forum for the expression of opinions and positions on current social, political, economic, legal or other matters or events of concern to ABAS members.

The Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS) fosters the exchange of ideas and promotes the professional growth of ABAS members; provides an opportunity for fellowship among its members; provides service to the general and local community; develops and encourages cooperation with other associations of attorneys; and provides a vehicle and forum for the expression of opinions and positions on current social, political, economic, legal or other matters or events of concern to ABAS members.

The Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS) fosters the exchange of ideas and promotes the professional growth of ABAS members; provides an opportunity for fellowship among its members; provides service to the general and local community; develops and encourages cooperation with other associations of attorneys; and provides a vehicle and forum for the expression of opinions and positions on current social, political, economic, legal or other matters or events of concern to ABAS members.

ABOUT ABAS

The Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS) is one of the most dynamic organizations in the Sacramento legal community and the Asian/Pacific Islander American (API) communities. ABAS fosters the exchange of ideas, promotes the professional growth of its members, is an advocate on issues of concern to its communities, and serves in a leadership role on community issues.

ABAS is an association of attorneys, judges, law students, and friends who have associated for the purposes of professional development, community service, public appointments, advocacy, and camaraderie. Since its inception in 1981, ABAS has been an active voice for the legal profession and the API community, and was part of the founding efforts of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), the Asian/Pacific Bar of California (ABC), and the Unity Bar Association of Sacramento. ABAS is a voluntary bar association and is an affiliate member organization of the Sacramento County Bar Association. The ABAS Law Foundation is the 501(c)(3) counterpart to ABAS, which administers and raise funds for law-related educational and charitable scholarship and projects in the API community.

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Thank you for your interest in and continued support of the Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento.

The Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS) was formed in 1981 to promote and protect the interests of Asian and Pacific Islander American attorneys and the API communities in the greater Sacramento area. We are a member association of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), the national umbrella organization for Asian lawyers’ and judges’ associations. ABAS is a voluntary bar association and is an affiliate member organization of the Sacramento County Bar Association. ABAS is an advocate on issues of concern to the Asian American community statewide, and ABAS continues to participate, educate, and serve in a leadership role on local community issues.

ABAS is exempt from federal taxation under IRC 501(c)(6). As a result, the amounts paid to ABAS are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution although they may be deductible as a business expense. Please consult with your financial advisor for additional information.

ANNOUNCEMENTS


July 27, 2022

The Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento invites community members, family, and friends to a Celebration of Hon. Russell Hom's retirement at Cafeteria 15L (1116 15th St., Sacramento, CA) on Wednesday, July 27th, beginning at 5:30 PM. Appetizers will be provided. Please contact ABAS at abassacramento@gmail.com with any questions. We hope to see you there!

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August 25, 2022

Sacramento County Bar Association (SCBA) Bench Bar

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September 10, 2022

South Asian Bar Association (SABA) Law Student Diversity Mixer

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September 25, 2022

34th Annual ABAS Law Foundation Golf Invitational at Haggin Oaks.

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October 27, 2022

ABAS's 2022 In-Person Gala at the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity.

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MOSAC


November 3-6, 2022

Save the date for NAPABA's Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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