GLENDALE — Glendale attorney Sarkis Babachanian has assumed as the 70th president of the Glendale Bar Association, succeeding Arbella Azizian.
Babachanian was sworn in by Burbank Superior Court Judge William D. Stewart at the association’s January 10 installation dinner at the Oakmont Country Club.
Also installed were attorneys Arpa Stepanian as vice president, Michael J. Zuckerman as treasurer and Armine Bazikyan as secretary.
Founded in 1949, the Glendale Bar Association serves Glendale, the third largest city in Los Angeles County, as well as La Cresenta, La Canada-Flintridge, Burbank, Pasadena and neighboring communities.
The association is dedicated to enhancing respect for the rule of law and the professional practices of its members. It offers networking and career development opportunities, insightful continuing legal education sessions, an arbitration service to settle attorney-client fee disputes and community service, including the association’s Law Day program in which local judges and attorneys lecture hundreds of local high school students on law-related topics.