WHO WE ARE

MABUHAY!

Founded over 40 years ago, the Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) is the largest local association of Filipino-American lawyers in the United States. Comprised of attorneys, judges, and law students, it was formed to address the legal issues confronting the Filipino-American community and to meet the professional concerns of Filipino-American lawyers in Southern California.

PABA provides continuing legal education seminars and professional development opportunities for its members and assists Filipino-American law students through scholarships and mentorship programs.  In addition, PABA partners with community organizations to address concerns within local Filipino-American communities.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

OUR 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 organization
  • To provide a unified voice for its members regarding current social, economic and legal matters affecting the Filipino-American community