Entries by IABA

IABA-DC Meets with Senator’s Office

A group of Iranian-Americans recently met with Senator Mark Warner’s office to raise awareness about the various Iranian-American organizations and businesses in Virginia. This was the first meeting of its kind and was organized by the Iranian American Bar Association. Some came on behalf of their organization, and others came as business owners/residents of Virginia. […]

Law Clerk Needed (Northern VA)

Law Offices of DAIN, WALKER, SOBHANI & NICOLI, PLLC, (Reston, VA) is now seeking a law clerk for an externship/internship position for the Summer of 2015. The position offers valuable learning opportunities and exposure to a variety of legal issues in the following areas: Corporations, Torts, Contracts, Litigation, Family Law, Real Estate, Immigration, Criminal, Trusts […]

Iranian Organizations Unite Over Graham Controversy

May 27, 2015 – Press Release As organizations that represent the Iranian-American community, we are deeply concerned by the sentiments expressed by Senator Lindsey Graham suggesting that all Iranians are “liars.” There is no place in our political discourse for such comments and we call on Graham to immediately retract his remarks and apologize. Senator […]

Law Student Scholarship program 2015

Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) and IABA Foundation would like to thank the following sponsors who generously supported our Law Student Scholarship program for 2015: 3L+ Law Prep ($2,185 value includes career conference, new attorney conference, 3 month career counseling) IABA OC Chapter ($4,000) IABA NY Chapter ($1,100) IABA Nor Cal Chapter ($900) In years […]

IABA Seeks Apology From Senator Graham

Dear Members and Friends, The Iranian-American Bar Association (“IABA”) is an independent, voluntary, non-governmental, and non-political organization. Senator Lindsey Graham recently made highly offensive remarks about Iranians when he addressed the Southern Republican Leadership Conference last week. During his speech, he made comments such as: “everything I learned about Iranians I learned working in the […]

Resource Page on Immigration Judge’s Suit Against Department of Justice Unlawful Recusal Policy

In light of significant public interest in Immigration Judge Ashley Tabaddor’s suit against the Department of Justice, the firm has established a resource page to provide a source of easily accessible information about the case. On August 12, 2014, Cooley filed suit against the Department of Justice raising constitutional and discrimination based challenges to a […]

Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) and the IABA Foundation are sponsoring a team of four top law students from Iran to compete in the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition. Now in its 55th year, the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition is the world’s largest moot court competition, with participants from […]

Iranian Medical Access Project: Advocacy Event & Charity Fundraiser

The San Francisco Bay Area Members of The National Iranian American Council (NIAC), Iranian-American Bar Association (IABA), National Lawyers’ Guild (NLG), and Havaar – Cordially Invite You To – The Iranian Medical Access Project’s Advocacy Event & Charity Fundraiser Please join us for an evening of cocktails, snacks, good company, and, most importantly, discussion on the impact current sanctions are […]

IABA Expresses Concern over Reports of Continued Mistreatment of Prominent Iranian Lawyer

Washington DC – September 9, 2013 – In the past month, multiple news outlets and human rights organizations have reported that prominent Iranian lawyer, Massoud Shafiee, has again been subjected to interrogation by the Iranian Intelligence Ministry and remains subject to a ban from travelling outside of Iran.  Throughout his legal career, Mr. Shafiee has represented several Iranian political and labor […]

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Announcing New Board of Advisor Member

IABA Introduces A New Board of Advisors Member IABA is proud that Nema Milania has agreed to join the Board of Advisors. To learn more about our new Board of Advisors members and other IABA Board of Advisors, please visit http://d3c.607.myftpupload.com/board-of-advisors/ Nema Milaninia is a lawyer with the Office of the Prosecutor, Appeals Division, for the […]