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June 9, 2015 Newsletter


June 9, 2015 Newsletter

In this Issue...

  1. APABA-SV Volunteer Opportunity: Arastradero Preserve Cleanup
  2. APABA-SV IP Committee: 2014-2015 IP Cases that Every IP Attorney Should Know
  3. AABA 28th Annual Summer Law Clerk Reception
  4. SABA-NC: Lawyering for Startups
  5. KABA-NC Mixer
  6. Job Opportunities
Summer Law Clerk Reception

Thursday, June 11, 2015
6:00PM - 8:30PM

Hotel Nikko
222 Mason Street, 25th Floor
San Francisco, CA

AABA’s Employment Committee invites everyone to the AABA 28th Annual Summer Law Clerk Reception, to be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at Hotel Nikko (25th Floor, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco).

The Reception is one of AABA’s most popular events and provides an ideal setting for Bay Area students, summer associates, and law clerks to mingle and connect with API partners! During the Reception, AABA will recognize this year’s summer grant recipient for their dedication to community service and client advocacy.

For more information please contact Elizabeth Loh (eloh@truckerhuss.com) or Naomi Pilchen (npilchen@fenwick.com).

We look forward to seeing you there!


SABA-NC: Lawyering for Startups

Thursday, June 11, 2015
6:00PM - 8:00PM

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP               1020 Marsh Road, Suite 200
Menlo park, CA 94025

Hear from our all-star, diverse panel of attorneys working with startups in various capacities about what it takes to work in the startup industry and the various hats that they wear in their roles. Speakers include Alex Suarez, Corporate Partner at Procopio, Aparna Reddy, General Counsel at Synack, Rajiv Batra, Lead Counsel at Coin, and Anand Upadhye, Attorney and Head of Community at Casetext.

Food and beverages graciously provided by Procopio. Please RSVP to events@southasianbar.org. Seats are limited!



Thursday, June 18, 2015
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Indo Restaurant and Lounge
3295 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

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!

RSVP required


APABA Silicon Valley Civil Rights/Community Service Committee Volunteer Opportunity: Arastradero Preserve Cleanup

Saturday, June 20, 2015

9:30AM - 12:30PM

Arastradero Preserve Cleanup
1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

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!

Acterra (http://www.acterra.org/) is an environmental education and action non profit serving the Silicon Valley. Volunteers help with habitat restoration, carbon reduction, and other programs.

Please bring a reusable water bottle and dress for outdoor work (study closed-toe shoes, long pants, and a hat are recommended). Everything else and a light snack is provided. This will be a great opportunity to spend time outdoors in the beautiful Arastradero nature preserve and meet fellow APABA members.

RSVP here!


APABA Silicon Valley IP Committee Presents: 2014-2015 IP Cases that Every IP Attorney Should Know

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
11:30AM - 1:00PM
(Registration begins at 11:30 AM. Program starts at 12 PM)

Morrison & Foerster LLP
755 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304

APABA Silicon Valley IP Committee invites you to the presentation “2014-2015 IP Cases that Every IP Attorney Should Know”


  • Richard Hung, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Esther Kim, Senior Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP

This event is sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP.

Registration required.  Please RSVP to ip@apabasv.com 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.


Job Opportunities

Social Security Administration - Attorney Adviser

Join the Social Security Administration as an Attorney Advisor and start your career as a member of the largest adjudicatory system in the western world!  We are hiring an attorney to assist our Administrative Law Judges in our hearings operations at our Stockton, CA.  With a workforce of more than 60,000 employees nationwide, we offer the promise of challenging, meaningful work and the opportunity for continued growth and advancement throughout your career.  Best of all you will be helping those in need, on a daily basis!

Attorney Advisors write complex, legally sufficient decisions issued by our 1,500 Administrative Law Judges.  They must be able to identify and research complex policy and legal issues, work independently, and possess excellent organization and writing skills.

To apply you will need to submit the following by June 19, 2015:

  • Cover letter and resume
  • Two legal writing samples (i.e. legal brief or comparable document) which you solely authored
  • Law School Transcripts (including name, school name, and conferred JD date)
  • Bar membership (if available)
  • Class rank after your first year of law school (if available)
  • Veterans should provide DD Form 214 and SF 15

Please send your information to Evangelina.Hernandez@ssa.gov


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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