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June 30, 2015 Newsletter

 

June 30, 2015 Newsletter

In this Issue...

  1. Insider Tips from General Counsel: Developing Business Relationships and In-House Careers
  2. APABA Silicon Valley In-House Committee Summer Mixer @ Morrison & Foerster LLP (Palo Alto)
  3. Annual Reception Honoring Unsung Heroes: APABA Silicon Valley Congratulates Sallie Kim!
  4. APABA Silicon Valley Resume and Mock Interview Workshop
  5. APABA Silicon Valley's 30th Anniversary Gala @ Levi's Stadium: Call for Silent Auction/Raffle Donations
  6. Job Opportunities
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!

Sincerely,

Allison Mizushima (allison.mizushima@gmail.com)

Isabella Shin (isabella.shin@gmail.com)

Insider Tips from General Counsel: Developing Business Relationships and In-House Careers

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
5:00PM - 6:00PM (Panel Discussion); 6:00PM - 8:00PM (Reception)

Location:
Baker Botts LLP
1001 Page Mill Road, Building One, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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.

 


 APABA Silicon Valley In-House Committee Summer Mixer @ Morrison & Foerster LLP

Thursday, July 9, 2015
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Location:
Morrison & Foerster LLP
755 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Please join APABA-SV In-House Committee's second mixer of 2015, at Morrison & Foerster in Palo Alto. Come and enjoy food and drinks generously sponsored by Morrison & Foerster. This is also a good opportunity to meet and catch up with other APABA members, or learn more about APABA if you are currently not a member.

SPONSORED BY: APABA Silicon Valley In-House Committee and Morrison & Foerster LLP.

Please RSVP HERE by Thursday, July 9, 2015.

 


Annual Reception Honoring Unsung Heroes: APABA Silicon Valley Congratulates 2015 Unsung Hero Sallie Kim!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
5:30PM - 7:30PM

Location:
Fallon House Gardens
175 W. St. John Street
San Jose, CA 95113

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.

Come join the bench and bar this summer in recognizing individuals who exemplify Unsung Heroes. This event will leave you inspired and re-energized to give back to our legal community.

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.

 


APABA Silicon Valley Resume and Mock Interview Workshop 

Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:00AM-12:30PM

Location: 
Fenwick & West LLP
 801 California Street
 Mountain View, CA 94041

Preparing for interview season? Trying to figure out what kind of practice you would like to apply for? Come to APABA-SV’s annual resume and mock interview workshop, organized by the Mentorship and Women in Law Committees. This year’s workshop will feature small group discussions with big and small law firm attorneys, company counsel and government lawyers to give students an inside look at what they do in their day-to-day and how recruiting works at their organizations. Afterwards, law students will break off with attorneys for resume and interview practice and review. Bring an extra resume!

As this event features individualized counseling, please RSVP here
 and save your slot by Friday, July 10!

If you are an attorney interested in volunteering as a mock interviewer, please RSVP here. Thank you!

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Event generously sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP.

 


Job Opportunities

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For current job postings, please visit the Job Opportunities page on the APABA-SV site.

 

Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley
P.O. Box 1741 | Fremont | California 94538 | apabasv@gmail.com