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Increasing Diversity on the Bench

  • Thursday, January 28, 2021
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Zoom


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Increasing Diversity on the Bench

Please join SABA-DC for a panel discussion on January 28 on how to increase diversity in the judiciary at all levels, including state courts, federal courts, and in administrative tribunals. Panelists are judges and judicial nominees who will share their respective experiences, and how those experiences allowed them to become judges and/or judicial nominees.


Hon. Zia M. Faruqui, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, District of Columbia

Hon. Rupa Ranga Pattagunta, Administrative Judge, D.C. Rental Commission; Nominee, D.C. Superior Court

Hon. Kalyan Deshpande, Judge, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Vijay Shanker, Senior Litigation Counsel, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice; Nominee, D.C. Court of Appeals

Moderator: Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer, Coinbase; former Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of California

When: Thursday, January 28th, 5:30pm-6:30pm EST

Where: Zoom link to be emailed to registrants


Our goal is to address the needs and concerns of the South Asian American legal community in Washington, D.C. while providing our members with the knowledge and support necessary to reach their personal and professional goals.

You can find us here:

South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C.

P.O. Box 65349
Washington, D.C. 20035

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