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Community News

May 31, 2019

Muslim Bar Association co-hosts Iftar event at City Hall

The Muslim Bar Association of Southern California and Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney co-host second annual Iftar event.

From left to right: Hadeer S. Soliman, attorney at Children's Hospital of Orange County; M. Tahir Farukhi, assistant counsel at Surlamer Investments; Kern County Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Pulskamp; Los Angeles City Attorney Michael N. Feuer; Deputy City Attorney Sireen Sawaf; Neighborhood Prosecutor Khalil F. Rasheed

Kern County Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Pulskamp, gave the keynote speech at the second annual Iftar, held by the Muslim Bar Association of Southern California in partnership with the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office. Pulskamp is said to be the first Muslim judge in that court.

Held at he Tom Bradley Tower of the Los Angeles City Hall on May 16, the event welcomed more than 90 attendees including attorneys from large firms, solo practices, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and law schools. Iftar commemorates the traditional Muslim breaking of the fast. City Attorney Michael N. Feuer delivered welcoming remarks.

-- Dan Heching

From left to right: Hadi Hassan, financial advisor at Eagle Strategies LLC; Sabrina A. Darwish, attorney and founder of Darwish Law; Dr. Omar Darwish of UCI Health; Tarek Shawky, attorney and founder of Law Office of Tarek Shawky; Jeanann F. Khalife, partner, attorney-mediator at Alternative Divorce Solutions Inc.

Dan Heching

Daily Journal Staff Writer

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