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MABA 2018 Elections ~ Candidacy Intent & Statements Due October 24!

Are you interested in serving on the 2019 MABA Board? If so, please read on for important information about the upcoming election. Please also click here for an informational flyer with key dates.

Candidacy Information & Requirements:

Per MABA’s Bylaws, a candidate must be a 2018 dues paying attorney member and must be in good standing before submitting candidacy & intent forms. To download the nomination form, please click here.
Candidates shall be self-nominated & confirm that they meet the requirements to hold office at the time their self-nomination is made.

Important Dates:

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 5 PM – Candidacy Form & Statement Due to MABA Administrator by email (mabalaco1957@gmail.com) or by mail to 714 W. Olympic Blvd Suite 450, Los Angeles, CA 90015)
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 5 PM – Last date for attorney and judicial officers to pay 2018 dues in order to vote in the November 15, 2018 election
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 5 PM – 8 PM- Date of Elections & Speeches by Candidates

Who May Self-Nominate for Office?

Please refer to the 2018 Amended Bylaws for information on who may self-nominate and vote (See Article X, section 2, subsection (b), for the requirements regarding who may run for and hold office). Please click here to review the 2018 Amended Bylaws. Only attorney members in good-standing and who have paid their 2018 MABA dues are eligible to self-nominate. To download a membership application, please click here.

Who May Vote in MABA Elections?

Only attorney and judicial officer members in good-standing and who have paid their 2018 member dues as of October 31, 2018, may vote in the election. To download a membership application, please click here.

Open Positions for 2019
President-Elect
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Membership Director
Newsletter Editor
2 Trustees 0-5 Years of Practice
2 Trustees 5 – 10 Years of Practice
2 Trustees 10-20 Years of Practice
2 Trustees over 20 Years of Practice

The nomination form and candidacy statement must received via e-mail (mabalaco1957@gmail.com) or by mail to the MABA office (714 W. Olympic Blvd Suite 450, Los Angeles, CA 90015) no later than 5:00pm on October 24, 2018.

If you have any questions, please call or e-mail Claudia Perez, MABA Administrator, at (213)-749-2889 or mabalaco1957@gmail.com

Thank you,

Marisa Hernandez-Stern

MABA Secretary