TABA End of July 2015 Announcements

posted on Sunday, July 26, 2015

Welcome to the TABA End of July 2015 Announcements!

1. Thai CDC's "Road to Freedom" Commemoration / August 2015

As co-sponsors of Thai CDC's "Road to Freedom" commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the El Monte Thai Garment Slavery Case, TABA has a limited number of FREE tickets to the following events:

* The Boyd & Nop Concert at Hollywood and Highland (Sun, August 2nd, 9:30pm)

* The Anti-Trafficking Symposium at the Museum of Tolerance (Weds, August 5th, 9am to 4pm)

* Stage readings of the play "Fabric" at the Pasadena Playhouse (Thurs, August 6th & Fri, August 7th; 7pm reception, 8pm reading)

These events, as well as the other commemoration events, are summarized here:
http://thaicdc.org/RoadToFreedom/

Please email Mac at mac999gmailcom if you are interested.

2. Lim Ruger Presents Women@theTable 2015 / 5:30pm Thu Aug 20

Please join TABA and the Lim Ruger firm for the final panel of a three-panel series entitled “Women@theTable”.

Panel 3:
Thursday, August 20, 2015
(CLE Credit Pending)

Gender Stereotypes at the Bargaining Table
Negotiation is an integral part of our legal profession. Join us for a discussion that explores the effect of gender stereotypes on negotiation performance and how women compare to men in negotiating on behalf of themselves and their clients. Our distinguished panelists will discuss negotiation tips and strategies, as well as overcoming obstacles in negotiation arenas.

Speakers:
Marrian Chang, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
Renee Delphin-Rodriguez, General Counsel, HealthCare Partners
Misty Sanford, Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, and Founding Board Member, For People of Color, Inc.

All panels will be held:
5:30pm – 7:30pm
on the day specified at
Lim, Ruger & Kim, LLP
28th Floor, 1055 West 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Light refreshments will be served, and parking validation will be provided.

Space is limited. RSVP required to Cecilia Son at ceciliasonlimrugercom

3. TABA/OCKABA Joint Mixer / 11am, Sat Aug 29, Korean Consulate General’s Office, Los Angeles

TABA is proud to host a joint mixer with the Orange County Korean American Bar Association at the Korean Consulate General’s Office in Los Angeles at 11am on Saturday, August 29. Stay tuned for more details.

4. Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles Dinner / Thu Oct 15

Please join TABA at the Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles dinner on Thursday, October 15. TABA will subsidize 25% of the ticket price for up to five attendees. First come, first served. Email president@tabalawyers.org.



Announcements from TABA’s Affiliates

1. “How to Become an AUSA” Brown Bag Lunch / 12noon Thu Jul 30, Fed Building DTLA

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles would like to extend an invitation to attend a brown bag lunch session on July 30, 2015, on “How to Become an Assistant United States Attorney.”

• AUSAs in the Criminal and Civil Divisions will discuss their path to the USAO
• AUSAs involved in the hiring process will give application and interview advice
• AUSAs will be available to interact informally with you and provide candid answers about the recruitment process

12noon – 1:30pm
Thursday, July 30, 2015

USAO Training Room, 7th Floor
Downtown Federal Building
300 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles
(Food will be permitted in training room. Follow signs on 7th floor. Please allow extra time to pass through lobby security)

To RSVP: email AUSA Christopher Pelham (christopherpelhamusdojgov)

2. “How to Become an AUSA” Brown Bag Lunch / 12noon Thu Aug 6, Fed Building Santa Ana

The U.S. Attorney’s Office would like to extend an invitation to attend a brown bag lunch session on Thursday, August 6, 2015, on “How to Become an Assistant United States Attorney.”

• AUSAs in the Criminal and Civil Divisions will discuss their path to the USAO
• AUSAs involved in the hiring process will give application and interview advice
• AUSAs will be available to interact informally with you and provide candid answers about the recruitment process

12noon – 1:30pm
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse,
Jury Education Room (inside Jury Assembly Room)
411 West 4th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701
(Please allow extra time to pass through lobby security)

RSVP by July 31: Email AUSA Vib Mittal (vibhavmittalusdojgov)

3. Cal State Bar -- Voluntary Client Trust Accounting Survey / Closes Fri Jul 31

The State Bar of California is launching a voluntary survey of its members to help ensure that lawyers are meeting their ethical obligations when it comes to handling client funds.

The anonymous online survey, approved last month by the Board of Trustees, will increase awareness of client trust accounting rules and serve as an educational tool. In addition, State Bar staff will analyze the survey results to make decisions about future educational and regulatory efforts.

Participants will also receive a coupon, valid through the end of the year, for a $10 discount on any item in the State Bar online CLE catalog.

The survey, at http://bit.ly/ctasurvey2015, will remain active through July 31 on the State Bar's home page and Ethics Information page

4. Job Openings

California AG's Office

The California Attorney General’s Office is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Deputy Attorney General in San Francisco. More details available here:

http://oag.ca.gov/careers/vacancy?query=6829 .

U.S. Attorney's Office

The following are positions for experienced attorneys to join the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California:

http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/assistant-united-states-attorney-249
http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/assistant-united-states-attorney-250
http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/assistant-united-states-attorney-251

HireCounsel / Thai Document Review

Hire Counsel is currently staffing a Thai document review project ASAP and below are the details:

Project Details
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Downtown Los Angeles
Rate: $75 an hour
Duration: 2+ months

Requirements
Must be admitted to practice in any US jurisdiction
Be able to read Thai at a business level
Hire Counsel will do language testing on all candidates
If you are interested please send your resume as a word document (no pdf’s or protected documents) to Bernadette1hirecounselcom.

We are looking for a large number of Thai speaking attorneys. If you know of any qualified candidates, please have them send a resume to the email address above. Hire Counsel does pay a referral fee for qualified candidates.

In your response, please answer the following questions:

Do you have any out of office plans through the end of September? If so, when?

Concurrent employment is not permitted on this job. Do you have another job, legal or otherwise?

Have you recently been submitted for another temporary or permanent job for which you are waiting to get feedback on?

If we submit you and you’re selected for this project, will you commit to the project for the duration I am describing and the schedule required? (If you cannot commit, then we should not submit you for this and wait for a project that you are confident about.)