Halim Dhanidina Receives NAPABA Award

Adjunct Professor Judge Halim Dhanidina received the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s Daniel K. Inouye Trailblazer Award. According to NAPABA, “This award recognizes the outstanding achievements, commitment, and leadership of lawyers who have paved the way for the advancement of other Asian Pacific American attorneys. These Trailblazers have demonstrated vision, courage, and tenacity, and made substantial and lasting contributions to the Asian Pacific American legal profession, as well as to the broader Asian Pacific American community.”  The award was presented on November 3 to the Honorable Dhanidina, along with four other recipients, at a special ceremony during the 2017 NAPABA Convention in Washington, D.C.


Jennifer Koh and Judge Halim Dhanidina Join Community Advisory Council for Asian Americans Advancing Justice’s Orange County Office

Professors Jennifer Koh and Judge Halim Dhanidina (LA County Superior Court) have joined the Community Advisory Council for the nonprofit Asian Americans Advancing Justice’s Orange County office. Advancing Justice is the country’s largest legal and civil rights organizations for the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community. The newly created Community Advisory Council to the organization’s Orange County office is comprised of key leaders from the county’s nonprofit organizations, law schools, judiciary and bar associations, and will focus on building a strong coalition of AANHPI community leaders and groups.