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Endorsements Policy

SABA-DC plays an active role in advancing members of the Washington, DC legal community by endorsing candidates for important legal positions, such as bench and bar leadership positions.

Candidates for judicial nominations, Bar leadership, and senior government appointments seeking an endorsement from the South Asian Bar Association are encouraged to send their request to SABADCPresident@gmail.com.  Please write "[ENDORSEMENT REQUEST]" in the Subject line, and inform us of deadlines and addressees in the body of your message.  

The request will be reviewed by the SABA-DC Endorsements committee, which will make a recommendation to the Board as to whether SABA-DC should endorse the candidate.  Factors considered by the Endorsements Committee include the candidate's qualifications, past accomplishments, a demonstrated interest in or commitment to the South Asian community, and any past work with the South Asian Bar.  Candidates should inform SABA-DC of any endorsement deadlines in their request.

** If you are seeking an endorsement, please complete and submit our  Endorsement Questionnaire. **

Recent Endorsements

SABA-DC endorses Loren AliKhan

SABA-DC is proud to endorse Loren AliKhan to fill one of the current vacancies on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

SABA-DC endorses Vijay Shanker 

SABA-DC is proud to endorse Vijay Shanker to fill one of the current vacancies on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.


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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