June 16, 2015 Newsletter
In this Issue...
|APABA Silicon Valley's 30th Anniversary Gala @ Levi's Stadium: Call for Silent Auction/Raffle Donations!
We are proud to announce that our 30th Anniversary Gala will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Levi's 501 Club Lounge in Levi's Stadium. This year, we will be hosting a silent auction and raffle at the event. Proceeds will support APABA-SV's scholarship program.
We are seeking donation items in the following categories: travel, dining, event tickets, gift cards, wine/food, sports memorabilia, etc. If you or anyone you know would like to make a donation, please contact the APABA Silicon Valley Gala Co-Chairs.
Thank you for your continued support of APABA Silicon Valley!
Allison Mizushima (firstname.lastname@example.org)Isabella Shin (email@example.com)
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Come mingle with legal professionals and law students, and find out more about KABANC! We hope that our SiliconValley and South Bay members can make this event. Appetizers will be provided!
APABA Silicon Valley Civil Rights/Community Service Committee Volunteer Opportunity: Arastradero Preserve Cleanup
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Come volunteer with the Civil Rights/Community Service Committee on Saturday, June 20, 2015 with Acterra from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the scenic Arastradero Preserve!
APABA Silicon Valley IP Committee Presents: 2014-2015 IP Cases that Every IP Attorney Should Know
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
This event is sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP.
Registration required. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before June 23, 2015.
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one (1.0) hour towards General Substantive Law. The Asian Pacific Bar Association of the Silicon Valley certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.
Insider Tips from General Counsel: Developing Business Relationships and In-House Careers
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The Baker Botts Global Women’s Forum presents a “Summer Spotlight on Success” panel of General Counsels, including Kelly Tullier (GC of Visa), John Kuo (GC of Varian Medical Systems), Jan Kang (GC of AOptix), and Brian Cabrera (GC of nVIDIA).
This high-profile panel will discuss topics of interest and relevance to both in-house attorneys and law firm attorneys: how GCs decide whether to give work to outside counsel, plus tips on developing business relationships and pitching for business; and how GCs hire supporting in-house counsel, plus tips on networking to get on the insider track for in-house positions.
Co-sponsors and supporters of this event include:
- the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley (Women-in-Law Committee);
- the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California (Women’s Committee);
- the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (Women’s Committee);
- the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California (South Asian Women Attorney Network);
- the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California;
- the Black Women Lawyers of Northern California;
- the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California (Women’s Committee); and
- the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom.
1.0 Hour of General CLE Credit is pending approval.Please CLICK HERE to RSVP.
Annual Reception Honoring Unsung Heroes: APABA Silicon Valley Congratulates 2015 Unsung Hero Sallie Kim!
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Each year the Diversity Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association presents the Unsung Heroes Awards, recognizing individuals and organizations in our community, regardless of ethnicity, who have demonstrated a long-standing commitment to encouraging the advancement of minorities in the legal profession or promoting equal access to the administration of justice for individuals.
The 2015 Unsung Heroes are:
Sallie Kim, GCA Law Partners LLP
Katie Zoglin, Sr. Deputy City Attorney
APABA Silicon Valley proudly nominated Sallie Kim for the 2015 Unsung Hero award for her selfless devotion to APABA's scholarship program. Her efforts have helped numerous law students fund their legal education and we are thrilled that she is being recognized for her long-time participation and leadership in APABA Silicon Valley's scholarship program.
Please join us in congratulating Sallie Kim for her achievement. This event is free of charge. Registration begins at 5:30PM.
RSVP Required: please CLICK HERE.
Securities & Exchange Commission: Securities Litigation Attorney
The San Francisco Regional Office of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission has several openings for an attorney within the Enforcement staff. Preferred candidates should have at least 3-5 years of law firm, government or other similar experience in securities litigation, complex business litigation or federal financial regulatory matters. Duties of an Enforcement staff attorney include investigating possible civil securities law violations, developing evidence, recommending actions to the Commission, drafting pleadings and leading, co-chairing, or assisting trials and administrative proceedings. Salary range is $112,562 to $185,111 DOE. Application deadline is June 9, 2015. Mail resume to: Martha Dewing, US SEC, 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2800, San Francisco, CA 94104. The SEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse workforce.
US Department of Justice: Various Positions Available
If you are interested in working for an organization that does not currently have a vacancy, you may submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest and highlighting your relevant experience to that organization.
Vacancies available at: http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies
For current job postings, please visit the Job Opportunities page on the APABA-SV site.
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley
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