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Alisa S. Edelson Elected to Board of Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Klinedinst is pleased to announce Alisa S. Edelson has officially joined the Board of Governors of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA).

Edelson was among the board members installed at SCCLA’s annual banquet at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA on Friday, May 25, 2018. Edelson was honored to provide the opening remarks at the event, which had approximately 450 guests in attendance.

Photo of Alisa S. Edelson
Alisa S. Edelson

Organized in 1975, the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA) provides mutual support for Chinese and Asian American lawyers, jurists and law students in Los Angeles and Orange counties.

“We are extremely proud of Alisa as the newest board member of SCCLA, said Jeffrey R. Groendal, Managing Shareholder of the Los Angeles office. “The association’s role in promoting diversity, while nurturing opportunities for Chinese and Asian American members of the legal community, is absolutely vital, especially in a market as vast as Southern California, and we congratulate Alisa on the tremendous honor.”

SCCLA works to advance the professional growth and interests of Chinese and Asian American lawyers, jurists and law students. SCCLA strives to improve the access of the Chinese and Asian American community to legal services and promote the interests of the Chinese American and broader Asian Pacific American communities. It is affiliated with the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA). SCCLA is represented in the State Bar’s Conference of Delegates.

Klinedinst PC congratulates Ms. Edelson on her becoming a board member of SCCLA. To learn more about Ms. Edelson and her qualifications, please visit:


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