IABA currently has eight chapters located in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Northern California, Orange County, Phoenix, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Each chapter is headed by a Chapter President who coordinates and oversees the functions of the chapter. Each chapter also has a local board of directors that is responsible for organizing and administering local chapter meetings and functions such as lecture series, MCLE events, professional networking events, and an annual dinner & awards ceremony.

If you are interested in becoming involved with a chapter, please contact your local chapter at:

  • Dallas – Michael Payma –
  • Los Angeles – Nilufar Alemozaffar –
  • New York – Raymond Iryami –
  • Northern California –
  • Orange County – Mani Dabiri –
  • Phoenix – Meenoo Chahbazi –
  • San Diego – Ramin Hariri –
  • Washington, D.C. – Robert Babayi –

Per IABA’s Bylaws, a Chapter may be established in any U.S. city once 10 attorney members in that city have enrolled with IABA. If you are interested in launching a chapter in your area, please contact the IABA President at