Philippine American Bar Association's 31st Annual Installation & Awards Gala


The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) will hold its 31st Annual Installation and Awards Gala on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in downtown Los Angeles. PABA is the largest local organization of Filipino-American attorneys in the United States. Formed three decades ago, PABA serves the needs of Fil-Am lawyers and law students in Southern California.

The Gala is a celebration of the Fil-Am legal community, as well as PABA’s largest fundraiser of the year. The proceeds are used to carry out the group’s mission: strengthening the legal community through mentoring programs, networking events, scholarships for students, and continuing education.

The keynote speaker for this year’s Gala is California State Treasurer John Chiang. So far, PABA has announced that Jose (Joe) Lauchengco, Jr., will be recognized as the 2017 Trailblazer, and The Honorable Bernie LaForteza, Los Angeles Superior Court, will be the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Jurist Award.

The Gala will be held at the Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles, 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071. Registration along with a No-Host Cocktail Reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the Dinner & Program will commence at 7:00 p.m.

**TICKETS/TABLE SPONSORSHIP ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT. Tickets are available online on the "Tickets Available" link on this Event Page **

For more information, please visit our Annual Gala page at our website:

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