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TABA Late October 2015 Announcements

posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Welcome to TABA's Late October 2015 Announcements!

TABA Summary:
1. TABA Elections / Deadline: Fri Oct 30
2. Thai Alliance in America Career Day / 4pm Thu Oct 22, Finnegan DC
3. Thai Community Forum / 6pm Mon Oct 26, Hollyview Senior Housing Thai Town LA
4. API Equality LA 10th Anniversary Celebration / 6pm Sat Oct 24, JANM LA
5. Elder Law Clinic / 9am Training, 10am-1pm Clinic, Sun Nov 1, Wat Pa, La Puente
6. APAWLA Elimination of Bias CLE / 6pm Thu Nov 5, AAAJ-LA
7. TABA @ NAPABA Social 2015 / 5pm Sat Nov 7, Spirits Bar, Hilton Riverside, New Orleans

Affiliates Summary:
1. CMCP Annual Business Conference / Oct 22-23, DTLA
2. Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California Installation Dinner / 6pm Fri Oct 23, Wyndham Hotel Costa Mesa
3. SCCLA Community Reception / 530pm Tue Oct 27, LA Athletic Club
4. LA City Attorney Career & Networking Event / Tue Oct 27, LA City Hall East
5. Orange County Korean American Bar Association Installation Dinner / 6pm Wed Nov 18, Turnip Rose Promenade & Gardens, Costa Mesa

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1. TABA Elections / Deadline: Fri Oct 30

If you are a current attorney member of TABA, then you should have received your e-ballot via email. Please make sure you cast your vote by Friday, October 30!

If you have not received your e-ballot, then please email me at president@tabalawyers.org.

2. Thai Alliance in America Career Day / 4pm Thu Oct 22, Finnegan DC

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Washington, D.C., area, those looking for a career change, and employers seeking new talent, please join TABA and Thai Alliance in America (TAA) for TAA's first Career Day on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at the Washington, D.C., office of the Finnegan law firm.

Space is limited. RSVP Today at
http://TAACareer2015.eventbrite.com

TAA Career Day 2015
4pm - 8pm
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

Networking is one of the keys to success. We hope our career day will help you with your future profession and connect with rainmakers in the greater Washington, D.C., area and globally. Join us and spread the word, all are welcome. Be a part of the movement to empower each another and pave the way for our future generations.

TAA Career Day 2015

Thai Alliance in American (TAA) is pleased to invite you to join us at our first Career Day on October 22nd, 2015, hosted by Finnegan, a global leading law firm specializing in intellectual property law. You will learn from experts across various industries, including legal, consulting, and government, about how to position yourself for great career opportunities.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

This event gives you the opportunity to:
• Connect directly with employers and learn more about exciting job opportunities here in the Washington DC Metro area
• Expand your contacts and network with other students/professionals
• Make new friends and find out how you can give back to your community

3. Thai Community Forum / 6pm Mon Oct 26, Hollyview Senior Housing Thai Town LA

Please join TABA at the first Thai Community Forum hosted by the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office. Come discuss issues affecting the Thai community, come as a potential resource for those in the community, or come to listen to what is being said.

Thai Community Forum
6pm Mon Oct 26
Community Room
Hollyview Senior Housing
5411 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Free parking under the Ralph's

You're invited to our Thai Community Town Hall!

City Attorney Mike Feuer is partnering with the Thai Community Development Center, Thai Town Rotary Club, Thai Association of Southern California and Thai American Bar Association to host a community forum for the Thai Community. This event will be held on October 26th at 6:00 PM at Hollyview Senior Housing - Community Room (5411 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles).

Meet City Attorney Feuer and members of the City Attorney's Office. Connect with local staff from LAPD Hollywood Community Station. Learn about how we work together to keep the neighborhood safe and about the many different services we provide. Bring questions, concerns and ideas.

Please help spread the word. Invite friends, family, and colleagues.

- Thai Simultaneous Interpretation Provided.
- Free parking available at Hollywest Plaza - under Ralph's.

4. API Equality LA 10th Anniversary Celebration / 6pm Sat Oct 24, JANM LA

TABA has one (1) free ticket left for the API Equality LA 10th Anniversary Celebration on Sat Oct 24 at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. TABA is a community sponsor for the event. Please email president@tabalawyers.org if you are available/interested. It will be a sit-down dinner.

From the organization: "The theme of our Anniversary is "Leading Change" and we will be honoring key individuals and organizations for their contributions to our movement, including a special award for the L.A. LGBT Center. We will be celebrating the Supreme Court's historic decision on same-sex marriage and other recent victories and making sure to keep our organization sustainable in order to continue fighting for transgender equality, immigration justice and youth empowerment."

More information about the event: http://apiequalityla.org/events/10th-anniversary-celebration-leading-change/

5. Elder Law Clinic / 9am Training, 10am-1pm Clinic, Sun Nov 1, Wat Pa, La Puente

We are currently looking for Notaries Public, volunteer attorneys, law students, and Thai-speaking interpreters to help clinic participants prepare Advance Healthcare Directives and Durable Powers of Attorney.

No experience necessary! Training will be provided.
0.5 hour of MCLE credit will be provided for the training for attorneys. APABA is a State Bar Approved MCLE provider.

TABA Elder Law Clinic
9am Sign-in and Training, 10am-1pm Clinic
Sun Nov 1
Wat Padhammachart
14036 Don Julian Rd
La Puente, CA 91746

Volunteer sign up: panida@thaicdc.org

6. APAWLA Elimination of Bias CLE / 6pm Thu Nov 5, AAAJ-LA

TABA members receive the member rate for APAWLA's Elimination of Bias CLE

Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance presents
Law, Lawyers & Gender Identity presented by MIA YAMAMOTO, ESQ.
November 5, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA
1145 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90017

1.5 hours of CLE will be provided (including 1 hour of Elimination of Bias) Pending approval

This CLE program and discussion forum will focus on the Transgender Law and how we can eliminate bias against the Transgender community within the legal profession and acceptance of the Transgender community. The topics to be discussed include: Importance of Diversity in the Legal profession, Historical & Cultural - Social, Legal and Religious Prohibitions, Transgender Discrimination and Legal Development, Transgender Youth in Schools, Transgender individuals in the Military, Marriage Equality (Divorce and Child Custody) and Transgender Individuals in Jails and Prisons.

Early Bird Rate (Until 10/28): $35 for non-members & $25 for members of all co-sponsoring organizations.
Regular Price (After 10/28): $40 for non-members & $30 for members of all co-sponsoring organizations.
Student and Non-Attorney Price: $10.

Street parking is available.
Additional parking is 634 Lucas Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90017. $7.00 per car - cash & checks

Please register at www.apawla.org

7. TABA @ NAPABA Social 2015 / 5pm Sat Nov 7, Spirits Bar, Hilton Riverside, New Orleans

Please join us for our first event in New Orleans. Come mix and mingle with your fellow TABA members at this year's NAPABA convention!

TABA @ NAPABA Social 2015
5:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (before the Gala Dinner)
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Spirits Bar (the hotel bar)
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Hosted bar for current members courtesy of our sponsor Davis Wright Tremaine.
RSVPs recommended: rsvp@tabalawyers.org

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Announcements from TABA’s Affiliates

1. CMCP Annual Business Conference / Oct 22-23, DTLA

Please join TABA member and California Minority Counsel Program board member Marissa Dennis at this year's Annual Business Conference in downtown Los Angeles. For more information, please see the website below.

http://www.cmcpweb.org/conference/2015/

2. Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California Installation Dinner / 6pm Fri Oct 23, Wyndham Hotel Costa Mesa

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California (VABASC) will be holding its installation dinner on Fri Oct 23 at the Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel in Costa Mesa, California. Andrew Do, Orange County Supervisor, will provide welcoming remarks. The Hon. Bao Nguyen, Mayor of Garden Grove, will provide the keynote speech. The Hon. Cheri Pham from the Orange County Superior Court will provide the administration of oath.

http://www.vabasc.org/

3. SCCLA Community Reception / 530pm Tue Oct 27, LA Athletic Club

Please join the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association for a community reception celebrating and welcoming our distinguished members in public service to their new positions:

EILEEN M. DECKER
United States Attorney for the Central District of California
SCCLA Lifetime Member

WESLEY L. HSU
Executive Assistant United States Attorney for the Central District of California
SCCLA Past President

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Athletic Club | 431 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, CA 90014
Complimentary admission | $7 validated parking

RSVP to sccla.org by 10/20/15 with code “SCCLA15” (case sensitive)
Early RSVP highly recommended; first-come, first-served until capacity reached

4. LA City Attorney Career & Networking Event / Tue Oct 27, LA City Hall East

Please join Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer as he hosts"Career Paths" on Tuesday, October 27, at Los Angeles City Hall. The purpose is for people to learn about the many different types of legal career opportunities available within the office. Attendees will also meet with our hiring managers one on one and connect with reps from our various affinity groups.

This event is open to everyone - from college students looking for their first position to seasoned professionals considering careers in public service. Following the event, there will be a networking reception.

Our Facebook event page is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1470797173227565/

5. 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.

TABA October 2015 Announcements

posted on Sunday, October 11, 2015

Welcome to TABA's October 2015 Announcements!

TABA Summary:
1. DEADLINE EXTENDED!! Nominations for TABA Elections / Deadline: 5pm Tue Oct 13
2. Thai Alliance in America Career Day / 4pm Thu Oct 22, Finnegan DC
3. Thai Community Forum / 6pm Mon Oct 26, Hollyview Senior Housing Thai Town LA
4. API Equality LA 10th Anniversary Celebration / 6pm Sat Oct 24, JANM LA
5. Elder Law Clinic / Sun Nov 1, Wat Pa, La Puente
6. APAWLA Elimination of Bias CLE / 6pm Thu Nov 5, AAAJ-LA
7. TABA @ NAPABA Social / 5:30pm Sat Nov 7, Spirits Bar, Hilton Riverside, New Orleans

Affiliates Summary:
1. Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles Dinner / 5:30pm Thu Oct 15, Westin Bonaventure DTLA
2. Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California Installation Dinner / 6pm Fri Oct 23, Wyndham Hotel Costa Mesa
3. Orange County Korean American Bar Association Installation Dinner / 6pm Wed Nov 18, Turnip Rose Promenade & Gardens, Costa Mesa

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1. DEADLINE EXTENDED!! Nominations for TABA Elections / Deadline: 5pm Tue Oct 13

We are looking for candidates for next year's TABA Board of Governors and officers (President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary) for TABA's Executive Board. If you are interested in running for a board or officer position, please email to president@tabalawyers.org (1) a Statement of Interest and (2) your Bio (one paragraph or so) by 5:00 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.

The TABA Board meets on the first Wednesday of every month. A conference call option is available for those who are not able to attend in person. Board members are expected to attend board meetings and TABA events. Officers have additional duties commensurate with their title.

TABA is involved in hosting and co-sponsoring many events and services, however, these do not happen by themselves. We need you to help us continue to provide these events and services or come up with one of your own.

We look forward to hearing about your candidacy for board member or officer.

2. Thai Alliance in America Career Day / 4pm Thu Oct 22, Finnegan DC

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Washington, D.C., area, those looking for a career change, and employers seeking new talent, please join TABA and Thai Alliance in America (TAA) for TAA's first Career Day on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at the Washington, D.C., office of the Finnegan law firm.

Space is limited. RSVP Today at
http://TAACareer2015.eventbrite.com

TAA Career Day 2015
4pm - 8pm
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

Networking is one of the keys to success. We hope our career day will help you with your future profession and connect with rainmakers in the greater Washington, D.C., area and globally. Join us and spread the word, all are welcome. Be a part of the movement to empower each another and pave the way for our future generations.

TAA Career Day 2015

Thai Alliance in American (TAA) is pleased to invite you to join us at our first Career Day on October 22nd, 2015, hosted by Finnegan, a global leading law firm specializing in intellectual property law. You will learn from experts across various industries, including legal, consulting, and government, about how to position yourself for great career opportunities.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

This event gives you the opportunity to:
• Connect directly with employers and learn more about exciting job opportunities here in the Washington DC Metro area
• Expand your contacts and network with other students/professionals
• Make new friends and find out how you can give back to your community

3. Thai Community Forum / 6pm Mon Oct 26, Hollyview Senior Housing Thai Town LA

Please join TABA at the first Thai Community Forum hosted by the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office. Come discuss issues affecting the Thai community, come as a potential resource for those in the community, or come to listen to what is being said.

Thai Community Forum
6pm Mon Oct 26
Community Room
Hollyview Senior Housing
5411 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Free parking under the Ralph's

You're invited to our Thai Community Town Hall!

City Attorney Mike Feuer is partnering with the Thai Community Development Center, Thai Town Rotary Club, Thai Association of Southern California and Thai American Bar Association to host a community forum for the Thai Community. This event will be held on October 26th at 6:00 PM at Hollyview Senior Housing - Community Room (5411 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles).

Meet City Attorney Feuer and members of the City Attorney's Office. Connect with local staff from LAPD Hollywood Community Station. Learn about how we work together to keep the neighborhood safe and about the many different services we provide. Bring questions, concerns and ideas.

Please help spread the word. Invite friends, family, and colleagues.

- Thai Simultaneous Interpretation Provided.
- Free parking available at Hollywest Plaza - under Ralph's.

4. API Equality LA 10th Anniversary Celebration / 6pm Sat Oct 24, JANM LA

TABA has two (2) free tickets to the API Equality LA 10th Anniversary Celebration on Sat Oct 24 at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. TABA is a community sponsor for the event. Please email president@tabalawyers.org if you are available/interested. It will be a sit-down dinner.

From the organization: "The theme of our Anniversary is "Leading Change" and we will be honoring key individuals and organizations for their contributions to our movement, including a special award for the L.A. LGBT Center. We will be celebrating the Supreme Court's historic decision on same-sex marriage and other recent victories and making sure to keep our organization sustainable in order to continue fighting for transgender equality, immigration justice and youth empowerment."

More information about the event: http://apiequalityla.org/events/10th-anniversary-celebration-leading-change/

5. SAVE THE DATE! Elder Law Clinic / Sun Nov 1, Wat Pa, La Puente

SAVE THE DATE! Please join TABA for our annual Elder Law Clinic on Sun Nov 1 at Wat Pa in La Puente. Give back to the community by helping elders complete Advanced Healthcare Directive and Durable Powers of Attorney. We seek attorney and law student volunteers to help the elders complete the forms, as well as Thai/English language/culture interpreters to help the attorneys/law students interface with the elders. Training with MCLE credit will be provided for the attorneys/law students. Vocabulary sheets will be provided for the translators.

More details to come.

6. APAWLA Elimination of Bias CLE / 6pm Thu Nov 5, AAAJ-LA

TABA members receive the member rate for APAWLA's Elimination of Bias CLE

Title: Law, Lawyers & Gender Identity
Presenter: Mia Yamamoto, Esq.
Date: 11/5/15
Time: Registration 6 p.m. CLE 6:30 p.m - 8:15
1.5 hours of CLE, 1 hour of Elimination of Bias credit - Pending approval from the State Bar.
A light dinner will be provided.
Location: Advancing Justice - LA, 1145 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017

Pricing:
a) Early bird rate until Oct. 28: $35 for non-members and $25 for TABA members.
b) After early bird deadline: $40 for non-members and $25 for TABA members.
c) Student price $10.

This CLE program and discussion forum will focus on the Transgender Law and how we can eliminate bias against Transgender attorneys within the legal profession and acceptance of Transgender attorneys. The topics to be discussed include: Importance of Diversity in the Legal profession, Historical & Cultural - Social, Legal and Religious Prohibitions, Transgender Discrimination and Legal Development, Transgender Youth in Schools, Transgender individuals in the Military, Marriage Equality (Divorce and Child Custody) and Transgender Individuals in Jails and Prisons.

7. SAVE THE DATE! TABA @ NAPABA Social / 5:30pm Sat Nov 7, Spirits Bar, Hilton Riverside, New Orleans

SAVE THE DATE! Come network with other TABA members at the NAPABA Convention this year in New Orleans. We will meet at the hotel bar for a happy hour social prior to the gala dinner on the Saturday of the convention.

More details to come.

Announcements from TABA’s Affiliates

1. Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles Dinner / 5:30pm Thu Oct 15, Westin Bonaventure DTLA

Please join TABA at the AAAJ-LA dinner on Thu Oct 15. AAAJ-LA is remembering and honoring the 20th Anniversary of the El Monte Thai Garment Workers with the Unsung Heroes Award.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles 32nd Anniversary Dinner
Thu Oct 15
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
404 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90071

5:30pm - Reception and Silent Auction
7:00pm - Program and Dinner

http://www.advancingjustice-la.org/dinner

2. Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California Installation Dinner / 6pm Fri Oct 23, Wyndham Hotel Costa Mesa

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California (VABASC) will be holding its installation dinner on Fri Oct 23 at the Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel in Costa Mesa, California. Andrew Do, Orange County Supervisor, will provide welcoming remarks. The Hon. Bao Nguyen, Mayor of Garden Grove, will provide the keynote speech. The Hon. Cheri Pham from the Orange County Superior Court will provide the administration of oath.

http://www.vabasc.org/

3. 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.