Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
January 27, 2009
Legal Aid Turns 50
Emanuel Pleitez for congress
Cordially invite you to a Meet and Greet Happy Hour with
Emanuel Pleitez
For an event benefiting the
Pleitez for Congress Fund


When: Thursday, February 5th at 6:00 PM
Where: Nic's Restaurant - 453 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4819, (424) 354-3392
Drink specials: $7 Fresh Martini's before 7:00 p.m.

Host: Yamil Jaskille

Emanuel Pleitez, from Eastside LA, is running for U.S. Congress and intends to become the youngest member! He is a former Goldman Sachs financial analyst and member of President Obama's Treasury Department Transition Team. Suggested donation for happy hour is $75. Please donate online at www.pleitezforcongress.com, or in person with cash or check.  Please RSVP and pledge donation to Lucas Botello at lucas@pleitezforcongress.com

For more info on the PLEITEZ FOR CONGRESS campaign, visit www.pleitezforcongress.com
The OC Hispanic Bar Association's 2009 Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Installation Dinner



Kenneth W. Babcock - Executive Director, Public Law Center

Professor Luz E. Herrera, Community Lawyers, Inc.

Hon. Cruz Reynoso (Ret.) - California Supreme Court and
Boochever and Bird Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom and Equality Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Saturday, March 7, 2009
Disney Grand Californian Hotel

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception - Opportunity Drawing Ticket Sales
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Black Tie

Pre-order opportunity drawing tickets online and purchase tickets on our website: http://ochba.org/dinner2009/rsvp.html

Sponsorships available: please contact us at info@ochba.org or at (949) 440-6700 x253 for more information
Join us for an Anaheim Family Justice Center Fundraiser
anaheim-justice-centerSunday, February 8, 2009
11:30 AM lunch
1:00 PM show
Includes lunch and admission to comedy show!

Brea Improv Comedy Club
120 S. Brea Blvd.
Brea, CA 92821

To purchase tickets, please call the
Anaheim Family Justice Center at 714 765-1645.
Southwestern's Fourteenth Annual Bar Association Fair
Southwestern Campus,
Westmoreland Promenade
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
12:15pm - 1:30pm

Sponsored by
Southwestern's Student Bar Association
Southwestern University Law Review
Moot Court
Southwestern Journal of International Law
Trial Advocacy Honors Program
Supported by the Southwestern Faculty

The fair has two goals:
To allow Southwestern students to meet representatives from voluntary bar associations and learn about bar-related activities early in their legal careers
To give those associations an opportunity to provide information about the benefits of membership.
If you have any questions about the Fair, please call (213) 738-6794.
Carreer Services Office: carreerservices@swlaw.edu
Anaheim Family Justice Center
2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament 

anaheim-justice-centerFriday, April 24, 2009
Coyote Hills Golf Course
1440 East Bastanchury Road
Fullerton, CA 92835

Registration - 10:00
Shotgun Start - 12:30
Banquet - 6:00

Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!
Super Ticket - Includes:
A chance to win $100.000
Putting Contest
Longest Drive
Closest to the Pin
Win a vacation
Hole in One Prize on every Par 3!

Space Limited-Sign up Today!

For more information visit us @ www.AFJC.org

Anaheim Family Justice Center
Working Together. Making A Difference.
3rd Annual Shropshire Group Educational Leadership Awards Banquet

Hispanic Bar Association Members,

You are cordially invited to the 3rd Annual Shropshire Group Educational Leadership Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

The annual banquet will recognize the 2008-2009 Shropshire Group Scholars who will be attending law school this fall and those who have supported diversity within legal education. We are proud having received prestigious support from Corporate Counsel Women of Color, Usher Law Group, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Langston Bar Association, Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Bar Association, US Bank, The Magic Johnson Foundation, Inc., Disney/ABC Television Group, the Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein, National Congress of American Indians, Mexican American Bar Association, Puerto Rican Legal Defense Fund, law schools, law firms, and community organizations.

This year's guest speakers include Jamon Hicks, incoming President of Langston Bar Association and Associate Attorney with the Office of Carl Douglas, Esq., Yvette Lopez, Esq., Educational Liaison to the Executive Branch of the Government of the Dominican Republic and Sharon Gerber, Esq., founder of Sharon Gerber Attorney Search Firm. The 2009 Humanitarian Award recipient will be announced in early February.

Individual reservations are $50. Table sponsorship is $500 (includes full page ad in program brochure). In addition, we will have our first program brochure which highlights ads from sponsors and contributors. Ad pricing can be viewed online at www.shropshiregroup.org on the "2009 SG Banquet" page.

If you are interested in attending and/or submitting an ad, please go to the "2009 SG Banquet" page at www.shropshiregroup.org and complete the online reservation form or respond to this e-mail.

Contributions are tax-deductible due to our nonprofit status. All funding
from this event will go toward book stipends, application fees, enrollment seat deposits and campus visits for our scholars. Reception begins at 6:00 p.m. Dinner and award presentations continue from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for another remarkable program in diversifying legal education and academic excellence.


Sonel Y. Shropshire, J.D.
President & CEO
The Shropshire Group, Inc.
2010 West Avenue K # 646
Lancaster, CA 93536-5229
661.943.4239 tel
661.943.4259 fax
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