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Snell & Wilmer Attorney Christian P. Ogata Named to AFAN's Board of Directors
By: Snell & Wilmer
AFAN was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2021 marked AFAN's 37th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN's mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives.
"It is an honor to join AFAN's board of directors," said Ogata. "The work that this organization does to help the southern Nevada community is incredible, and I am eager to collaborate with this revered board as it continue to carry out AFAN's mission of providing support to those in our community affected by HIV/AIDS."
Ogata is an associate in the firm's commercial litigation practice group. Before joining Snell & Wilmer, he was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jennifer A. Dorsey, United States District Judge for the District of Nevada. He received his J.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and his B.A. from UNLV in political science.
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