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Save the Date for KABA’s 25th Annual Banquet on Sept. 21! Announcements Uncategorized 

Save the Date for KABA’s 25th Annual Banquet on Sept. 21!

Please save the date for our 25th Annual Banquet on Friday evening, September 21! This year’s Banquet will be held at the Hotel Allegro, with Joon H. Kim (former Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York) as Keynote Speaker and Henny Ohr (Executive Director of Ethnic Minorities and Burma Advocacy and Resource Center) as the Recipient of KABA’s Community Service Award. Please disregard the bit.ly link in the image below. A corrected link to purchase tickets will be provided shortly.  

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KABA Board of Directors – Apply By June 15 Announcements Uncategorized 

KABA Board of Directors – Apply By June 15

KABA Members: If you are interested in serving on the KABA Board of Directors for the 2018-2010 term, please complete this application and return to President Lia Hyunji Kim-Yi at hkim60@yahoo.com by June 15, 2018.  Please note the minimum requirements below and Board responsibilities here: • Intent to serve a 2 year term with re-evaluation by officers each year. • Attendance at meetings required at least once a quarter per year (4 total for 2 year term) either in person or via teleconference. • Chair/co-chair at least one committee. •…

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KABA Women’s Network – Financial Seminar on 3/1, RSVP by 2/26 Announcements News Uncategorized 

KABA Women’s Network – Financial Seminar on 3/1, RSVP by 2/26

Please join us for some light refreshments and an educational seminar to learn about smart financial planning options. We’ll discuss investment and retirement plans, life and disability insurance options and how to protect our financial independence. A happy hour will follow, sponsored by Northwestern Mutual. Please RSVP by February 26, 2018, to Ji Suh at jisuh@umich.edu    

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KABA 2018 Mentorship Program Announcements 

KABA 2018 Mentorship Program

KABA is accepting applications for its 2018 Mentorship Program. Participants will be placed in small “mentorship groups” with law students and attorneys of varying levels of seniority. A junior attorney may, for example, have a senior attorney mentor, as well as a law student mentee in his or her mentorship group. Please submit your application (as mentor, mentee, or both) by February 28th. If you have any questions, please contact KABA Vice President Kyle Shires at kshires@sidley.com.

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Save the Date for KABA’s 24th Annual Banquet Announcements 

Save the Date for KABA’s 24th Annual Banquet

Save the date and join us for KABA’s 24th Annual Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Hotel Palomar, featuring keynote speaker Jane Kim, Chair of San Francisco’s Government Audit and Oversight Committee and District 6 Supervisor. 6PM: Cocktail Hour 7PM: Dinner and Reception Tickets: By Aug. 15: $125 for attorneys and guests, $100 for government, $60 for students After Aug. 15: $150 for attorneys and guests, $125 for government, $85 for students Buy tickets here (http://bit.ly/2t6h5uM) or RSVP and pay in person by contacting Eric Choi at echoi@nge.com. Please contact KABA…

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KABA Legal Action Committee Seeks Members Announcements 

KABA Legal Action Committee Seeks Members

Mission Statement of the KABA Legal Action Committee President Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration policy have created a need for immediate action among Korean American lawyers. We condemn policies that are restrictive and discriminatory on the grounds of religious beliefs, race, age, or sex. We are guardians and advocates of justice, and cannot remain silent when our communities are threatened. The KABA Legal Action Committee has been established to advocate the rights of our communities. Specifically, this Committee plans to support legal actions for justice, equity, and opportunity for…

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KABA Seeks Committee Members for 2017 Announcements 

KABA Seeks Committee Members for 2017

KABA invites members to get involved in the organization’s committee in 2017. This is a great way to make your mark on KABA programming and get to know your fellow members. A list of committee descriptions is attached here. We also anticipate adding new committees this year so stay tuned. Please contact kabachicago@gmail.com to join or with any questions!

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NAPABA Lobby Day – May 22-23, 2017 *Stipend deadline 3/22, register by 4/12* Announcements 

NAPABA Lobby Day – May 22-23, 2017 *Stipend deadline 3/22, register by 4/12*

NAPABA’s Annual Lobby Day is an opportunity for NAPABA members from across the country to educate members of Congress and Congressional staffers on issues of importance to the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. Lobby Day also gives members an active role in promoting NAPABA’s mission of advocating for justice, equity, and opportunity for APAs. Learn more and register here (stipend deadline March 22, registration deadline April 12).

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