Santa Clara University School of Law is proud to host the 18th annual BAAPALSA Conference. Each year, the Asian Pacific American (APA) law students of the leading Bay Area law schools have come together to organize the BAAPALSA Conference. BAAPALSA has grown to become the largest West Coast forum for Asian American law students and practitioners with over 250 attendees each year. The BAAPALSA Conference aims to foster a community of support among the APA lawyers and law students in addition to cultivating a tradition of socially-conscious APA lawyers.
Prof. Margaret Russell, a noted Constitutional Law Professor at SCU Law will be speaking to judges, attorneys and law students about the history and legacy of the Korematsu Decisions, especially including the “disaffirmance” of Korematsu v. United States in the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision relating to the travel ban.
The In-House Committee of APABA Silicon Valley is glad to announce that a delegation from the Japan Patent Office has found time in their busy schedule to meet with APABA members. The delegation will present information about patent law and patent prosecution in Japan, followed by a Q&A session. The delegation will be generously hosted by Wilson Sonsini, but attendance is limited to 20 people. Afterwards, there will be a short reception where attendees will have the opportunity to interact directly with JPO Examiners.
Karen Korematsu of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute and Zahra Billoo of the Council on American-Islamic Relations will lead a panel discussion of what "Speaking Up!" means for students and citizens in today's world.
APABA Silicon Valley members are invited to join the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity for a movie screening of On the Basis of Sex, a film that follows Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.
The annual Planning Retreat for APABA Silicon Valley is open to all who are interested in getting more involved with APABA, and especially if you have submitted a self-nomination to serve on a committee.
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity cordially invites you to a lunch discussion with Dean Chemerinsky on Monday, December 17, 2018 in San Francisco, CA.
The Women in Law Committee is having its Annual Holiday Brunch in Palo Alto on Sunday, December 16th at 10:30 a.m. Come mix and mingle with our members. All are welcome!
Please mark your calendars for APABA Silicon Valley’s 2018 Holiday party at Pampas in Palo Alto! Join us to celebrate the holidays and network with Asian Pacific American legal professionals from Silicon Valley.
Please join the Women in Law Committee on November 27, 2018 for an informative and engaging conversation with trailblazing female APA attorneys who have established themselves as respected pioneers in their areas of practice. A reception will follow the panel.
Come join for an evening of lively panel discussion with in-house counsels to gain insight into this past year’s learnings, best practices, and practical tips for privacy compliance. Learn how to prepare for future privacy developments on the horizon and managing privacy compliance across jurisdictions.
The APABA Silicon Valley In-House Committee invites you to come celebrate with your fellow attorneys at our fall mixer. Please come and enjoy refreshments and snacks while you meet and reconnect with colleagues. This event is generously sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP and will be hosted at their office in Palo Alto.
Would you like to be your own boss someday and hang your own shingle or build your own team? Are you at a large firm and wondering if a small firm or solo practice is right for you? Or are you an attorney at a small firm, hoping to make the leap to a larger firm in the future? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join the Solo/Small Firm and Women in Law Committees on October 18th for this fun, informative event where four female attorneys will share their perspectives on solo/small firm practice, benefits of having this type of practice, challenges faced, and advice for making these very transitions.
APABA Silicon Valley in-house members are invited to the fifth event of our 2018 In-House Lunch Series, hosted by Amazon Lab126. Lunch is generously provided by Amazon. Attendance is limited to 30 people.