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July 2016 Announcements

posted on Friday, July 22, 2016

Happy Summer TABA members, friends and supporters! We have several upcoming events. Please join us! 
 

TABA News, Events and Reminders


  1. Need to spice up your current workout regimen? Come learn Muay Thai with the TABA Board THIS Saturday, July 23, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at OC Muay Thai in Seal Beach. See flyer here. RSVP to Tiffany Chukiat at tiffany@sf-lawyers.com ASAP.

  2. Friend of TABA and attorney with Inner City Law Center, Ami Nguyen, will be spearheading a series of Tenant's Rights Community Information Sessions in and for the Thai community in August. She will discuss issues related to illegal evictions, housing discrimination, and housing repairs. If you are interested in helping in this effort, please contact president@tabalawyers.org.

  3. Save the Date! TABA's Summer Social will take place Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Stay tuned for the event details!

  4. TABA and APAWLA will offer an Anti-Trafficking/T- Visa MCLE Training on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The training will be lead by Kim Luu-Ng, Esq., founder and managing partner of the KLN Firm. More details to come!

  5. TABA will host a Small Business Community Information Session on Sunday, October 2, 2016, consisting of expert panelists who will discuss various legal issues and offer advice to business owners. The event details will follow shortly. If you are interested in participating, please contact president@tabalawyers.org.

Thank you to those who have renewed their Membership! It's never too late; sign up today! The TABA 2016 Membership Form is available under the Membership Tab.

TABA in Action


  1. TABA is co-sponsoring the APABA MCLE:
    Leadership and Fair Decision-Making: Implicit Biases that Undermine Good Intentions
    Thursday, July 28, 2016
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium, 100 W. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

    The cost is $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of MCLE (including 1.0 hour of elimination of bias) credit. The event features UCLA's Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Professor of Law, Jerry Kang. In his presentation, Prof. Kang will survey the science of implicit biases with emphasis on real-world consequences within law firms and legal departments, as well as potential institutional responses to implicit bias. Food and drinks, with time to meet and greet Prof. Kang, will be provided immediately following the presentation. We hope to see you there! Please register here.


  2. TABA is a proud co-host of the 2016 Samakkee Summit!

    The Samakkee Summit brings together organizations and individuals from across the United States to discuss issues, share solutions and celebrate community development among Thais and Thai Americans. Please consider supporting the Thai Samakkee Summit! Registration, sponsorship, and donation information is available at samakkee.org. You may also support the Summit through TABA by emailing president@tabalawyers.org.

    The Summit will be held August 26-28, 2016 in Los Angeles. The theme for this year's Summit is "Inspiring Thai American Leadership." The Summit features an impressive array of speakers from across the country on topics including Thai/Thai American leadership in professional organizations, arts and entertainment, academia, religion, and engaging with the political process. We will also have a training session on developing leadership. Our keynote speakers include Thai Ambassador to the U.S. Pisan Manawapat, as well as California State Treasurer and 2018 California Gubernatorial Candidate John Chiang.

    More information can be found at samakkee.org. Please direct any inquiries to samakkee2016@gmail.com.


  3. Save the Date! The Asian Pacific American Women Lawyer Association Presents:
    Asian Pacific American Women Partners Reception
    Friday, September 16, 2016
    5:30 PM Registration
    6:00 PM - 8:00PM Reception
    Southwestern Law School

    This event will honor the approximately 100 APA Women Partners in LA Law Firms. There will be food, a cash bar, and a champagne toast. It will bring attention to the great strides that APA women have made in LA law firms and celebrate their hard work and positions of power in the legal profession! For more information or sponsorship opportunity, please contact Audra Mori at amori@perkinscoie.com.


OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

The AAAJ-LA Annual Dinner will be held Thursday, October 6, 2016. If you're interested in attending, come join TABA representatives! TABA will subsidize 25% of the ticket price for up to five (5) attendees! First come, first served. Please email president@tabalawyers.org

June 2016 Announcements

posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Summer greetings from your friends from TABA! We have a lot of programming and social activities in the pipeline. Come join us! 
 

TABA News, Events and Reminders


  1. Friend of TABA and attorney with Inner City Law Center, Ami Nguyen, will be spearheading presentations on Tenant's Rights in and for the Thai community in July. She will discuss issues related to illegal evictions, housing discrimination, and housing repairs. If you are interested in helping in this effort, please contact president@tabalawyers.org.

  2. Need to spice up your current workout regimen? In July, come learn Muay Thai with the TABA Board in Seal Beach. Further details to come!

  3. TABA's Summer Social will take place in August. Stay tuned for the event details!

  4. TABA will host a Community Information Session in the Fall consisting of expert panelists who will discuss various legal issues and offer advice to business owners. The event details will follow shortly. If you are interested in participating, please contact president@tabalawyers.org.

  5. Thank you to those who have renewed their Membership! It's never too late; sign up today! The TABA 2016 Membership Form is available under the Membership Tab.

TABA in Action


  1. On Wednesday, June 8, at 6 pm, TABA is co-sponsoring an informative panel exploring advocacy and issues relating to how crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, and rape are investigated and prosecuted both in the United States and in India. Highlights will also be shown from the BBC documentary film "India's Daughter" which covered the shocking gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student named Jyoti Singh on a bus in Delhi, and the subsequent protests and dialogues about gender issues in India.

    Where: O'Melveny & Myers LLP, 400 S. Hope St., 18th Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Panelists: Dr. Paromita Chattoraj, Assistant Professor, School of Law, KIIT University (India), Marilyn Tran, Outreach and Education Coordinator, Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF), Ayano Wolff, Staff Attorney, Survivor and Family Empowerment (SAFE) Project, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA and Moderator: Professor Paula Mitchell, Executive Director of the Project for the Innocent, Loyola Law School

    Cocktails and appetizers, and validated parking provided at this free event!  MCLE credit (at least 0.5 Elimination of Bias) will also be available.

    Co-Hosted by: APABA, SABA, O'Melveny & Myers, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA, Center for the Pacific Asian Family, Loyola Law School

    Questions?  Contact Roger Hsieh at roger@alum.northwestern.edu.

  2. TABA is a proud co-host of the 2016 Samakkee Summit, a 3-day conference offering Thai and Thai-Americans opportunities for networking, professional growth, and discourse concerning social and legal issues. The Summit will be held August 26-28 at Empress Pavilion (988 N Hill St #201, Los Angeles, CA 90012) and NOBO. Mark your calendars! More information can be found at samakkee.org. Please direct any inquiries to samakkee2016@gmail.com.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES


  1. The Thai Community Development Center (Thai CDC) is holding a Business Succession Planning panel on June 25, 2016, starting at 11 AM at the Palm Village Senior Apartments, 9050 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Sun Valley, CA 91352, as part of its 6-week Entrepreneurship Program. If you are interested in attending, please contact info@thaicdc.org
  2. Need Elimination of Bias CLE credit? Come join the Law Offices of Lim Ruger on July 14, 2016, as they present "Flex-time, Flex-place, Flex-bias" as part of their 2016 Women @ the Table series. Learn what types of accommodations or arrangements firms can reasonably provide to make lawyers more productive while improving work-life balance and impacts on flexibility bias. For more information, please see the flyer here. Please RSVP to Gi Song at gi.song@limruger.com

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.