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    • December 09, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Washington Plaza Hotel
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    CAMBA's 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting Dinner


    It is our honor and privilege to celebrate CAMBA's 10 year anniversary Annual Meeting Dinner at the Washington Plaza Hotel on Friday, December 9, 2022. Please join us for a wonderful evening of fellowship and a panel discussion with our esteemed Speakers from government, nonprofit, and corporate on CAMBA's growth and the role of Muslim attorneys over the years. A formal sit down dinner will be served.

    Please be sure to register today! Tickets are limited! We look forward to seeing you at the event!

    Please email Cambadirectors@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering.

    Speaker Bios:

    Isra Bhatty is an attorney working in the federal government. Isra previously served as Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Prior to joining DOJ, Isra spent a number of years in the private sector litigating complex civil and criminal cases. Isra is a graduate of the Yale Law School, the University of Chicago, and the University of Oxford, where she obtained her PhD in Social Intervention.

    Edward Ahmed Mitchell is an attorney serving as the Deputy Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Edward previously served as the Executive Director of CAIR-Georgia from 2016 to 2020. Before joining CAIR-Georgia, Edward practiced law as a criminal prosecutor for the City of Atlanta, and worked as a freelance journalist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has also served as vice president and secretary of the National Association of Muslim Lawyers, an editor of Atlanta Muslim, a member of the Georgia Association of Muslim Lawyers, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Islamic Community Center of Atlanta. Edward is a graduate of Morehouse College and Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as editor-in-chief of The Georgetown Law Weekly.

    Fatema Merchant is a Partner at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in their Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group. At Sheppard Mullin, Fatema is the Co-Chair of the D.C. Diversity Working Group. She also serves on the pro bono committee and is actively involved in various pro bono matters, including representation of asylum seekers. Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Fatema worked in the D.C. office of another international law firm, where she also seconded as a Special Assistant Attorney General with the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General. She has also served as the President of CAMBA. Fatema is a graduate of Al-Jamea-Tus-Saifiyah Arabic Academy and American University Washington College of Law.


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December 01, 2022 2022 CAMBA Elections: Meet and Greet With the Candidates
October 06, 2022 CAMBA Board Info Session
July 20, 2022 Life At A Firm: Career Trajectories
July 16, 2022 2022 CAMBA Annual BBQ
June 08, 2022 Fireside Chat with Okan Sengun, Esq.
May 31, 2022 Reflections: A Survey of Recent Cases Impacting Muslim Americans
April 19, 2022 CAMBA's Ramadan Iftar Dinner April 19, 2022
March 31, 2022 Fireside Chat with Rahmah A. Abdulaleem, Esq.
February 24, 2022 Today: Fireside Chat with Judge David Shaheed
December 21, 2021 CAMBA 2021 Annual Meeting
October 01, 2021 Welcome Back and Networking Dinner
September 08, 2021 CAMBA Elections 2022 Informational Session
August 15, 2021 2021 CAMBA Barbecue
June 30, 2021 The Art of the Preliminary Statement
June 23, 2021 Careers in Federal Government: A CAMBA Panel Event
May 20, 2021 CAMBA Virtual Trivia Night
February 25, 2021 “Fighting for Justice Starts from Within: A Reflection on Racial Justice in Our Communities" A Conversation with Professor Youssef Carter
February 11, 2021 CAMBA Virtual Chai (Special Giveaway)
December 09, 2020 2020 Stress? CAMBA Virtual Chai is the Ticket!
November 23, 2020 CAMBA 2020 Annual Meeting
November 15, 2020 CAMBA Virtual Discussion: 13th
October 31, 2020 CAMBA Mock Interview Workshop
September 29, 2020 A CAMBA Panel Event: Does The Supreme Court Have an Anti-Muslim Bias?
September 17, 2020 Free Poetry Reading: Baltimore Poet Tariq Toure
September 01, 2020 CAMBA Legal Writing Workshop with Noah Messing
August 18, 2020 CAMBA Legal Writing Workship with Noah Messing
August 06, 2020 CAMBA CONVERSATIONS: An Hour With Wajahat Ali
June 20, 2020 Effectively Pivoting In The Face Of New Realities
June 10, 2020 Leadership in Crisis: A Conversation with Sadaf Jaffer
June 08, 2020 CAMBA Virtual Chai Social
February 27, 2020 CAMBA Teaism Social
December 12, 2019 2019 CAMBA Elections: Meet and Greet With the Candidates
December 04, 2019 CAMBA's 2019 Annual Meeting - Keynote by Mehdi Hasan
November 18, 2019 Why Women and People of Color in Law Still Hear “You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer"
October 16, 2019 Swearing-in Ceremony | Supreme Court of the United States Bar
October 10, 2019 The Muslim Vote | Serving the Public Good
October 05, 2019 Robert E. Wone Judicial Clerkship & Internship Conference
September 25, 2019 Careers in Public Interest
August 25, 2019 2019 CAMBA Barbecue
July 13, 2019 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Advice & Referral Clinic)
July 11, 2019 Omar Ibn Said Collection | Library of Congress
June 18, 2019 CAMBA Lunch Series: Building Meaningful Partnerships in a Law Firm
May 22, 2019 CAMBA's Annual Ramadan Day of Service
May 15, 2019 2019 CAMBA Ramadan Iftaar Dinner
April 13, 2019 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Advice & Referral Clinic)
March 17, 2019 CAMBA's Day of Service - Women's History Month
February 12, 2019 CAMBA Teaism Social
November 28, 2018 2018 CAMBA Elections: Meet and Greet With the Candidates
November 16, 2018 CAMBA's 2018 Annual Meeting - Keynote by Khizr Khan
October 04, 2018 Religious Liberty: Understanding the Implications of a post-Kennedy Supreme Court
September 15, 2018 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Immigration Clinic)
August 26, 2018 2018 CAMBA Barbecue
July 14, 2018 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Advice & Referral Clinic)
June 06, 2018 CAMBA's First Annual Day of Service
May 24, 2018 2018 CAMBA Ramadan Iftar Dinner
April 18, 2018 CAMBA Social at Grand Trunk
April 14, 2018 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Advice & Referral Clinic)
February 22, 2018 CAMBA Social
November 14, 2017 CAMBA's Annual Meeting
October 24, 2017 "Give Us Your iPhone!": Fourth Amendment at the Border
October 14, 2017 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Advice & Referral Clinic)
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September 28, 2017 How to Become a Magistrate Judge
September 16, 2017 2017 CAMBA Barbecue
June 28, 2017 Supreme Court Term in Review: A View from the Press Gallery
June 06, 2017 2017 CAMBA Ramadan Iftar Dinner
May 24, 2017 Advocating for the Asian-American Community in 2017: Featuring Keynote Speaker Khizr Khan
May 18, 2017 Pizza Social & Networking Event
May 13, 2017 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Advice & Referral Clinic)
May 04, 2017 Women's Networking Reception and Implicit Bias Against Women Workshop
May 03, 2017 D.C. Bar Candidates' Reception
April 07, 2017 ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(g): A Harassment and Discrimination Update
March 11, 2017 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Advice & Referral Clinic)
March 02, 2017 A Conversation with Noah Purcell: State Solicitor Who Successfully Challenged the Trump Administration Travel Ban Executive Order
March 01, 2017 Immigration Law 101 with the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights (CAIR) Coalition
February 19, 2017 Touring the National Museum of African American History & Culture with CAMBA – A Celebration of Black History Month
February 07, 2017 Tea Time with CAMBA
January 28, 2017 NAML Legal Strategy Retreat
November 29, 2016 CAMBA Annual Meeting
November 14, 2016 Becoming a Judge on the DC Superior Court and DC Court of Appeals (Co-sponsored with the Women’s Bar Association)
November 03, 2016 Candidate Meet and Greet
October 27, 2016 Anti-Muslim Bullying: Emerging Issues and Pro Bono Opportunities
October 22, 2016 Robert E. Wone Annual Judicial Clerkship & Internship Conference
October 20, 2016 An Attorney's Network: Becoming an Expert Networker
October 08, 2016 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (Advice & Referral Clinic)
September 24, 2016 2016 CAMBA Barbecue
August 25, 2016 Summertime Social at Pansaari
June 14, 2016 2016 CAMBA Ramadan Iftar Dinner
May 14, 2016 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (Advice & Referral Clinic)
April 27, 2016 Pathways to Partnership
March 12, 2016 CAMBA Pro Bono Opportunity (Advice & Referral Clinic)
March 10, 2016 The Rise of Islamophobia: A Panel Discussing the Anti-Muslim Rhetoric and Climate in America
February 25, 2016 Tea Time with CAMBA
November 12, 2015 2015 Annual Meeting
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