AABANY October Membership Mixer

AABANY ended October with our Monthly Membership Mixer at Atwood. We were excited to see a lot of new faces as recent law school graduates and practicing attorneys met with some of our members and learned more about our organization. Thank you to all those who made it out and check out our calendar at aabany.org for a full schedule of our exciting upcoming events. 

Thank you to our October Pro Bono Clinic Volunteers!

October’s Monthly Pro Bono Clinic, held on Wednesday, October 9 at 33 Bowery Street in Confucius Plaza, brought out 30 volunteers who volunteered their time to help 41 clients.

We are asking every member to actively support AABANY’s Monthly Pro Bono Clinic by making donations that are vital to its continuing operation. In a few short years, with the tireless and generous assistance of our volunteers, we have helped hundreds of low-income clients with free legal advice and referrals to high-quality, culturally sensitive, and linguistically competent legal services. Together we have helped expand access to justice for underserved Asian American New Yorkers.

To make it easier for our members and our community to donate to the Pro Bono Clinic, we have set up a page on Give Lively where you can make a donation by texting APAPROBONO  to 44321. It takes seconds to donate, and we hope you will take a moment today to support the Pro Bono Clinic and help it meet its fundraising goals. Please donate today!

If you know family members, friends, or businesses, such as your firm, who would like to support the Clinic, please help us connect with them by contacting Karen Yau at karen.yau@aabany.org.

Or please urge them to make a donation directly. They can visit the website of Asian American Law Fund of New York (AALFNY), AABANY’s 501(c)(3) affiliate: https://www.asianamericanlawfund.org/donate/

AALFNY is accepting charitable donations on the Clinic’s behalf and can issue any donor a tax receipt. Any contribution, large or small, would help. Please be sure to indicate in the memo field that the donation is intended for the Pro Bono Clinic.

Thank you to all of the September Pro Bono Clinic Volunteers!

Lawyers: 

Yan Sin
Eun Hye (Grace) Lee
Annie Tsao
Kevin Hsi
Jen Rasay
Sylvia Chin
Bart Wu
Yifei He
Simon Lee
Helen Lee

Interpreters: 

Weixi He
Vivian Chen
Alicia Chan
Xin Zhou
Masako Catalina
Ami Ishida
Xiaoxiao Pan
Alex Hwang

Special thanks to Coordinator Henry Man, Coordinator Go-eun Son, Coordinator Nicholas Loh, Coordinator Renuka Vipat, Vice Chair Kwok Kei Ng, and Vice Chair Zhixian Liu for coordinating the clinic, and the Pro Bono and Community Service Committee Co-Chairs Pauline Yeung-Ha, Karen Kithan Yau, Asako Aiba, and Judy Lee for their leadership. AABANY’s Monthly Pro Bono Clinic occurs every second Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. The next clinic will take place on November 13, 2019. If you are interested in volunteering at future Pro Bono Clinics, please contact Asako Aiba at asako.aiba@aabany.org.

IAKL 2014 Conference: Make Your Mark in NYC

October 2-5, 2014

KALAGNY will be hosting the 2014 International Association of Korean Lawyers’ Conference at Fordham University Law School from Oct 2-5, 2014.  In order to prepare for the 2014 conference, IAKL and KALAGNY have set up a Conference Host Committee that will focus on the logistics, planning and hosting of this conference.  If you are interested in joining the IAKL/KALAGNY Host committee, then you are cordially invited to the next Host Committee meeting which will be held at the office of DeVore & DeMarco on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. at the following location:
 
DeVore & DeMarco LLP, 99 Park Avenue, Suite 330, New York, NY 10016 (between 39th and 40th street) (map)
 
Also, you may use the following dial in number if you cannot attend in person:
 
Conference Bridge Number: +1(605) 475-4900
Participant Code: 186099#
 
Best regards,
 
Maria Park & Kenneth Cho, Co-Chairs of the 2014  IAKL/KALAGNY Host Committee

If you cannot participate in the December 16th meeting but are interested in joining this committee, please sign up. For questions, please email Ken Cho at officeaction146@gmail.com.

Click here to learn more about IAKL.