SABA Congratulates Judge Thapar

SABA congratulates the Judge Amul Thapar on his confirmation to the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Today’s 52-44  vote means that the first South Asian Article III judge will become only the second South Asian judge to be on a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He ascended to the bench in 2008, after being nominated…

Officials in U.S. and India Condemn Shooting of Sikh Man in Washington State

The South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia (“SABA BC”) stands in solidarity with the South Asian Bar Association of North America (“SABA North America”), and echoes its recent statements condemning President Trump’s new executive order, which is again seeking to halt immigration from several Muslim-majority countries and prevent refugees from entering the United States.…

SABABC Statement on Trump Executive Order

Statement on Behalf of the South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia The South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia (“SABABC”) stands in solidarity with the South Asian Bar Association of North America (“SABA North America”) concerning President Trump’s recent executive orders barring the entry of refugees, and halting all immigration from seven Muslim-majority states.…

2016 SABA Fall Conference

On November 24, 2016, SABABC hosted its 10th Annual Fall Conference at Aria Banquet Hall. Over 70 members attended to obtain 4.5 of their Continuing Legal Education credits and socialize at a post-event mixer. The presentations included the following: 12:00-1:00 Lunch and Learn: Family Law (Use of Arbitration and Mediation) Speaker: Angiola De Stefanis, Alliance…

SABABC Member & Former President Jeevyn Dhaliwal Re-Elected As a Bencher of the Law Society

VANCOUVER COUNTY BY-ELECTION RESULTS Jeevyn Dhaliwal and Jasmin Z. Ahmad have been elected Benchers for Vancouver county in the November 15, 2016 by-election. Their one-year terms begin on January 1, 2017. Jeevyn Dhaliwal was called to the bar in 1998 and practices workplace immigration law as a solicitor with Larlee, Rosenberg. As an elected Bencher in…

SABABC Fall Conference

Our Tenth Annual Fall Conference will take place on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 from 11:45 am to 5:00 pm at the Aria Banquet Hall and Convention Centre, located at 12350 Pattullo Pl, Surrey, B.C. Lunch will be provided. NEW for 2016: A SABABC Networking Mixer will follow the Fall Conference (Cash Bar).   By attending…