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July 14, 2015 Newsletter

 

July 14, 2015 Newsletter

In this Issue...

  1. Annual Reception Honoring Unsung Heroes: APABA Silicon Valley Congratulates Sallie Kim!
  2. In-House Committee Summer Mixer @ Morrison & Foerster LLP
  3. APABA Silicon Valley Resume and Mock Interview Workshop
  4. In House Committee CLE Lunch & Learn: "Training the Trainers: Conducting Effective In-House Compliance Trainings"
  5. APABA-SV & VABANC Presents: "One Client, Multiple Attorneys: The Ethical and Practical Considerations of Co-Counsel Arrangements"
  6. Women Lawyers' Section Mixer
  7. NAPABA Voter Eligibility: Deadline Extended to July 22
  8. APABA Silicon Valley's 30th Anniversary Gala @ Levi's Stadium: Call for Silent Auction/Raffle Donations
  9. AABA In-House Summer Mixer
  10. Job Opportunities

NAPABA Voter Eligibility: Deadline Extended to July 22

To be eligible to vote in this year’s elections, you must be a direct NAPABA member OR activate your NAPABA affiliate membership online. NAPABA has extended the deadline to July 22!

You should have received information from your affiliate president about how to activate your NAPABA affiliate membership. Being an active affiliate member will not be sufficient for voting purposes beginning this year! You must activate your NAPABA membership! For more information about these membership changes, click here. Please also consider reviewing our Membership FAQs Sheet.

If you have already received a code from your affiliate organization, please proceed to activation with the following instructions.

  1. Visit: http://www.napaba.org/login.aspx
  2. Enter your email address and the password [password1]
  3. Click manage profile to renew your membership.
  4. Follow the steps to update your profile.
  5. On the last and final page enter the code from your affiliate in the promotional code box. Click “apply code”.

If you receive an error that says username and password combination not found, please click here to register and proceed with the following instructions:

  1. Select the following options from the bottom of the page: Affiliate, Affiliate with Partners Directory ($250), Affiliate Associate, or Affiliate Law Student.
  2. Follow the registration prompts to create a new profile. Please note that you can waive the $100 fee on the last page of the registration form.
  3. On the last and final page enter the code from your affiliate in the promotional code box. Click “apply code”.

 


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)

 


AABA In-House Summer Mixer

Thursday, July 30, 2015
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Location
The Patio
412 Emerson Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Celebrate the summer with other in-house attorneys from all around the Bay Area. Food and drinks will be provided. This event is free, but is only open to in-house attorneys.

RSVP required through the AABA Calendar.

 


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.

 


In-House Committee Summer Mixer @ Morrison & Foerster LLP

Thursday, July 16, 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.

 


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!

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

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, and participants are welcome to park in Fenwick's parking garage. Event generously sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP.

 


In-House Committee CLE Lunch & Learn: "Training the Trainers: Conducting Effective In-House Compliance Trainings"

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
12PM - 1:30PM

Location:
Baker & McKenzie LLP
660 Hansen Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Attention In-House Counsel! The APABA SV In-House Committee and Baker & McKenzie LLP are pleased to present “Training the Trainers: Conducting Effective In-House Compliance Trainings.” This special CLE Lunch & Learn will cover in-house compliance training best practices and strategies to make such trainings more effective and impactful. This is also a good opportunity to mingle with fellow in-house counsel and APABA members. The event is open to all in-house counsel, but due to limited capacity, APABA members will be given priority. Sign up soon!

Please RSVP by Monday, July 27 at: http://goo.gl/forms/VsNJe2fcKw.

SPONSORED BY: Baker & McKenzie, LLP

 


APABA-SV & VABANC Presents: "One Client, Multiple Attorneys: The Ethical and Practical Considerations of Co-Counsel Arrangements"

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
6PM - 7PM (Panel Discussion)
7PM - 8PM (Networking Reception)

Location:
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
1080 Marsh Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley (APABA-SV) and the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California (VABANC) are pleased to present a panel discussion on the ethical and practical considerations of co-counseling arrangements. The panel will discuss the practical benefits of legal representation by multiple firms, ethical considerations with such co-counsel arrangements, and practical advice on how to successfully manage the co-counsel relationship.

Speakers:

Charles Jung, Principal, Nassiri & Jung LLP

David D. Sohn, Principal, Sohn Legal Group

Mark Punzalan, Principal, Punzalan Law, P.C.

Moderator:

Christine M. Pham, NASA Ames Research Center


Attendance is free. Registration is required. Please RSVP to markp@punzalanlaw.com before August 20, 2015
.

This activity is pending approval for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one (1.0) hour towards Legal Ethics.

 


Women Lawyers’ Section Mixer

Thursday, August 27, 2015
5:30PM - 7:30PM

Location:
JAMS
160 W. Santa Clara Street, Ste. 1600
San Jose, CA 95113

Please join the APABA-SV Women In Law Committee (along with the SCCBA Women Lawyers' Section and the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California) for a free networking mixer hosted by JAMS. This will be a great opportunity to socialize and network with colleagues, members of APABA-SV, and members of fellow bar associations.

To RSVP and for more details, please visit this link.

 


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