On January 21, 2015, CAIR-Chicago Deputy Director Sufyan Sohel was sworn in as the President of the Indian-American Bar Association of Chicago (IABA-Chicago). IABA-Chicago is a bar association dedicated to the needs, concerns, and interests of the South Asian Legal Community in the Greater Chicagoland Area. IABA-Chicago’s key objects are to advance he professional development of South Asian American lawyers and law students; Provide a forum for professional and social networking; Increase awareness and dialogue regarding legal issues concerning South Asian Americans; and Improve access to legal services for the South Asian American community, particularly among the least fortunate.
The Installation ceremony was hosted by Chapman & Cutler LLP and attended by over 150 judges, attorneys, and allies of IABA-Chicago. We congratulate Sufyan and the entire 2016 IABA-Chicago Board and wish them a year of success in serving the South Asian Legal Community.