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January 2016 Announcements

posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016

Happy New Year TABA members and supporters! We are looking forward to a fun and productive year ahead. Please renew your membership today and we will see you soon!

TABA NEWS AND EVENTS AND REMINDERS
1. Save the Date - Wednesday, March 9th - TABA SOCIAL (further details TBD)
2. Save the Date - Saturday, March 12th - TABA MIDWEST MIXER in Chicago (additional details TBD)
3. Save the Date - Friday, April 29th- 4TH ANNUAL TABA INSTALLATION DINNER
Location: The Charleston Haus, 1024 Santee Street, 3rd Floor, LA 90015
Keynote Speaker: Dennise Willette, Senior Counsel and Chief of the United States Attorney's Santa Ana Branch Office
(more details TBA)
4. Renew Today - TABA 2016 Membership Form available!

TABA IN ACTION
5. Come with TABA board members to MCBA's Annual Unity Breakfast at Ocean Seafood Restaurant on Saturday, January 23rd at 10:00 AM.
6. Join TABA board members attending the NAAAP SoCal Gala on Saturday, January 23rd honoring Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon, Executive Producer for TV series Agents of Shield!
7. Volunteer with TABA board members at the AAAJ-LA Thai Citizen Workshop on Saturday, February 20th at Wat Thai temple in NoHo!

OPPORTUNITIES WITH TABA AFFILIATES
8. Thursday, January 21st at AAAJ-LA - Snaps, Velcro or Zippers? A conversation about becoming a judge, good judging and justice. Join our mailing list or visit our Facebook page for the flyer. RSVP no later than Tues 1/19 by going here: https://advancingjusticela.wufoo.com/forms/thurs-121-snaps-velcro-or-zippers-apaba/
9. Saturday, January 30th at Loyola Law School - APAWLA Cybersecurity MCLE. Join our mailing list or visit our Facebook page for the flyer.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
10. Deadline to Apply for Appointment to a California State Bar Committee is Friday, January 29th. If you would like more information, please feel free to contact TABA Vice President, Panida Rzonca at vicepresident@tabalawyers.org.

TABA November 2015 Announcements

posted on Monday, November 23, 2015

Welcome to TABA's November 2015 Announcements!

TABA Summary:
1. TABA Elections / Results
2. Tabbadour Amicus Brief
3. JABA/AAAJ-LA Substance Abuse MCLE / Tue Nov 17, AAAJ-LA
4. APA Community Holiday Toy Drive / 6-9pm Thu Dec 3, JANM

Affiliates Summary:
1. Orange County Korean American Bar Association Installation Dinner / 6pm Wed Nov 18, Turnip Rose Promenade & Gardens, Costa Mesa
2. APIDC Second Annual Gala / 5pm Sat Nov 21, Cicada Restaurant
3. SAN Celebrating 25 Years of Successful Endeavors / 7pm Sat Nov 21, California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion

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1. TABA Elections / Results

Please welcome the 2015-2016 TABA Board of Governors. Looking forward to all the good work you will do next year!

TABA 2015-2016 Executive Board
President -- Tanya Kiatkulpiboone
President-Elect -- Sam Puathasnanon
Vice President -- Panida Rzonca
Treasurer -- Yanin Senachai
Secretary -- Isabel Bussarakum

TABA 2015-2016 Board of Governors
Mac Bunyanunda
Michelle Bussarakum
Tina Charoenpong
Will Chuchawat
Tiffany Chukiat
Kat Khommarath
Andrea Paris
Proud Usahacharoenporn

TABA 2015-2016 Advisory Board
Tanasawat Jacob Satayaviboon
Christopher T. Sukhaphadhana
Juthamas Judy Suwatanapongched

Congratulations to the new board!

2. Tabbadour Amicus Brief

Earlier this year, TABA signed onto an amicus brief in support of an Iranian American immigration judge who was ordered to recuse herself from all cases involving Iranian nationals after she accepted a White House invitation to a roundtable event with Iranian-American community leaders.

The case has now resulted in the DOJ rescinding the order requiring Judge Tabaddor to recuse herself from cases involving Iranian nationals. The settlement also requires the DOJ to undertake a review of its recusal policies and pay $200,000.

3. JABA/AAAJ-LA Substance Abuse MCLE / 545pm Dinner 630pm Program Tue Nov 17, AAAJ-LA

Please join TABA for a Substance Abuse MCLE. The Japanese American Bar Association, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, and The Other Bar are teaming up to host a live MCLE presentation, “Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession”, on Tues 11/17/15 at Advancing Justice-LA in downtown. TABA members and members of co-sponsoring organizations pay the reduced $25 fee that covers both dinner and the program. Please see the attached flyer for more details.

Please RSVP to Mark Yoshida at myoshida@AdvancingJustice-LA.org, (213)977-7500 x247 by Monday, Nov. 16, 3:00 pm.

4. APA Community Holiday Toy Drive / 6-9pm Thu Dec 3, JANM

TABA is looking for volunteers for the APA Community Holiday Toy Drive.

For additional information about the event, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1661996877370445/

If you're interested in volunteering, please email Kat at khommarath.kathy@gmail.com.

Announcements from TABA’s Affiliates

1. Orange County Korean American Bar Association Installation Dinner / 6pm Wed Nov 18, Turnip Rose Promenade & Gardens, Costa Mesa

The Orange County Korean American Bar Association (OCKABA) is holding its 10th Anniversary Installation Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 18th at the Turnip Rose Promenade and Gardens. Ms. Carol Lam, Sr. Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Qualcomm Inc, former U.S. Attorney, and former San Diego County Superior Court judge will be the keynote speaker and Community Service Award recipient. Mr. Seung Bak, Co-Founder and CEO of DramaFever.com, will receive the Corporate Trailblazer award.

2. APIDC Second Annual Gala / 5pm Sat Nov 21, Cicada Restaurant

Please join us for APIDC's Second Annual Gala on Saturday, November 21, 2015. This year, we will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and its pioneering role in driving the advancement of the rights of people with disabilities. We will be honoring renowned singer and disabilities advocate Jennifer Kumiyama, who is the first entertainer at Disneyland in a wheelchair. In addition, we will be honoring the California Association for Post-Secondary Education and Disability (CAPED), JPMorgan Chase, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transport Authority (Metro), and NBCUniversal for their continuing legacies in disability inclusion in their respective industries.

Proceeds from the Gala will be utilized to support APIDC’s programs, including its 2016 Statewide Disabilities Conference, educational seminars, trainings, peer group convenings, Youth Leadership Institute, and Pathways to Employment pilot efforts.

The Gala will take place in the historic and beautiful Cicada Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles.

Schedule:
5 PM - Cocktail Reception
6 PM - Dinner Program

Individual Ticket Levels:
Patron - $500
Friend - $250
General - $150

For further information, or if you would like to pay by check, please contact John Ho, APIDC Administrator at johnho.APIDC@gmail.com.

http://apidisabilities.net/?page_id=460

3. SAN Celebrating 25 Years of Successful Endeavors / 7pm Sat Nov 21, California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion

Join the South Asian Network (SAN) on November 21, 2015 as we celebrate "25 Years of Successful Endeavors” at the California Science Center

You’ll feast on a gourmet Indian dinner, dance to the tunes of Bollywood, laugh along with our emcee, and have a chance to walkaway with some awesome silent auction items.

Most importantly, you’ll support SAN’s crucial work, serving the South Asian community in Southern California.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-25-years-of-successful-endeavors-tickets-18441120889

Meetings

The TABA Board of Governors meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. TABA also has the following committees. If you are interested in attending a meeting, joining a committee, or becoming the chair of a committee, please email president@tabalawyers.org.

Committees:


  1. Community Concerns

  2. Law Student Outreach

  3. MCLE/Programs

  4. Media/Website

  5. Membership

  6. Social

For more information, please email contact@tabalawyers.org.

To RSVP for events, please email rsvp@tabalawyers.org.