GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region welcomed the Armenian Bar Association’s inclusion of current ANCA-WR Board Member Raffi Kassabian and former ANCA-WR Board Member Armen Martin in its “20 Rising Stars Under 40” honorees. Martin and Kassabian will join the other honorees, selected from throughout the United States and Canada, for a special event marking the occasion hosted by the ABA on July 28th in Pasadena.
“The ANCA-WR draws its strength from its grassroots leadership and we are proud that the ABA has chosen to honor Armen Martin and Raffi Kassabian,” said Andrew Kzirian, Chairman of the ANCA-WR Board of Directors.
Armen Martin is an attorney with the firm Liner Grode et al. LLP who, in addition to having previously served on the ANCA-WR Board of Directors, was a founding member of the Armenian National Committee of America’s Professional Network, a group dedicated to bringing together and promoting civic engagement among young professionals.
Raffi Kassabian is an attorney at the firm Reed Smith LLP. He currently serves on the ANCA-WR Board of Directors and has served on the ANCA Professional Network Committee and has served as the Chair of the ANCA-WR’s California State Affairs Committee.
The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region is the largest and most influential Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout the Western United States and affiliated organizations around the country, the ANCA-WR advances the concerns of the Armenian American community on a broad range of issues.