Slumlord Indicted for Mortgage Fraud Scheme at 43 Essex Street, Faces 25 Years
The dominoes continue to fall… Local slumlord Dean Galasso was indicted yesterday for six felony charges in a scheme to fraudulently obtain a multi-million dollar mortgage to buy 43 Essex Street (formerly home to G&S Sporting Goods), Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced. He’s being charged with submitting bogus documents to a bank, including a phony […]
DEADLINE | May 5, 2017, at 7 p.m. EDT
The National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (NAPALSA) is currently seeking interested speakers for panels to be presented during the 2017 NAPALSA Conference taking place during the 2017 NAPABA Convention in Washington, D.C., from Nov. 2-5. Lend your expertise to a panel and provide real world knowledge and guidance to current law students!
Since 2002, the NAPALSA Conference has taken place in conjunction with the NAPABA Convention. Law students have the opportunity to organize their own panels catered to law students as well as participate in the general NAPABA programming. This partnership provides law students the chance to further hone their skills and learn and network with current attorneys from diverse sectors.
If you are interested in serving on a NAPALSA panel, please complete an application form here. For questions regarding the NAPALSA Conference programming, please contact Gisela Camba at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applications is Friday, May 5, 2017, at 7 p.m. EDT.
Rise in hate crimes, divisive rhetoric prompts bar groups to act
NAPABA President Cyndie Chang is quoted in this ABA article about NAPABA and other bar groups combatting the current rise in hate of crimes across the nation.
“To provide our membership and the greater Asian-American community with resources to help victims of racism and hate crimes, our organization [NAPABA] has created a toolkit of hate-crime resources for attorneys and bar associations developed over a period of months,” [Chang] says.
The toolkit contains a comprehensive definition of hate crimes, information on how to report one, sources of pro bono legal services and community education, statements from other bar associations, and additional resources.
For the complete article, follow the link in the title.