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July 21, 2015 Newsletter

 

July 21, 2015 Newsletter

In this Issue...

  1. In House Committee CLE Lunch & Learn: "Training the Trainers: Conducting Effective In-House Compliance Trainings"
  2. APABA-SV & VABANC Present: "One Client, Multiple Attorneys: The Ethical and Practical Considerations of Co-Counsel Arrangements"
  3. Women Lawyers' Section Mixer
  4. NAPABA Voter Eligibility: Deadline Extended to July 22
  5. APABA Silicon Valley's 30th Anniversary Gala @ Levi's Stadium: Call for Silent Auction/Raffle Donations
  6. AABA In-House Summer Mixer
  7. 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.


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 Present: "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, VABANC Professional Development Committee Co-Chair

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

U.S. Attorney's Office - Eastern District of California

Justice seeks to attract, retain, and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all walks of life. The work environment and atmosphere is open, diverse, collegial, and inclusive. There are active affinity groups for African-American; Asian-American; Hispanic; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); and Native American employees, which are open to all DOJ employees regardless of background. Justice fosters a work environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences may reach their full potential.

Attorney openings are available at: http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies

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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