On January 1, 2020, Stark & Stark attorney Bhaveen Jani became the President-Elect of the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey (SABA-NJ). He will assume the role of President on January 1, 2021.
Mr. Jani has been involved with SABA-NJ since he became a lawyer back in 2010.
The South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey (SABA-NJ) is a voluntary association of attorneys and professionals in the New Jersey area. SABA-NJ is dedicated to the needs, concerns, and interests of the South Asian community in New Jersey. The organization supports the professional development and advancement of its members through networking opportunities, educational events, mentoring, and advocacy. SABA-NJ also collaborates with other bar associations and voluntary organizations to maximize diversity in professional networking opportunities and the organization’s visibility in the community.
Mr. Jani said of his new role, “The South Asian demographic in New Jersey is a large and rapidly growing community. The people are hardworking and well-educated. I’m honored to be a leader and represent this dynamic group and will work hard and fight for them along with the community as a whole in my role as President-Elect of SABA-NJ. I look forward to working with other organizations and the new executive board.”
Facts about the South Asian Community in NJ:
According to the latest US Census data, nearly 185,000 South Asian residents live in New Jersey. The New York/New Jersey metropolitan area has the highest population of South Asians in the country. The population percentage of New Jersey South Asians by county is: 31.8% Middlesex County, 12.5% Hudson County, 10.5% Bergen County, 6.4% Morris County, 5.3 % Essex County and 33.6% other counties.