Well-wishers gather at the Biltmore Hotel.

  Violinists entertain guests at the cocktail reception, then stroll through the room, playing requests, during the dinner.

Following the invocation is the singing of "God Bless America," led by (from left) Father Michael Carcerano, former County Bar President Patrick M. Kelly, Deputy Attorney General Clara Slifkin, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lawrence Crispo, and Elizabeth Turner (wife of Court of Appeal Presiding Justice Paul Turner).
  Los Angeles County Bar Assn. President Roland Coleman hands Nobumoto a plaque in honor of her designation as "Person of the Year."

Presenting a gift to Nobumoto on behalf of the State Bar are the bar governors from District 7 (Los Angeles), from left, Matthew Cavanaugh, Maria Villa, Nancy Zamora, Patrick Dixon, and former California Attorney General John Van de Kamp.

  District Attorney Steve Cooley presents a drawing of Justicia to Nobumoto, a deputy in his office.

Los Angeles Public Defender Michael Judge extends good wishes to Nobumoto.
  Los Angeles City Councilman Nate Holden bestows scroll on Nobumoto commemorating her selection as "Person of the Year."
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich bestows scroll on Nobumoto reciting her accomplishments.


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