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20th Annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive & Reception

12/05/2019 6:00 pm
12/05/2019 9:00 pm

20th Annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive & Reception

CALL FOR APAWLA VOLUNTEERS! We are in need of volunteers for this year’s Annual Asian Pacific American Community Holiday Toy Drive & Reception. Each year, APAWLA co-sponsors this event to help bring joy to low-income families who cannot afford toys for their children. We are looking for 8 to 12 volunteers from our organization to assist with the event.

Please contact Calimay Pham at calimaypham@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering and please complete the Volunteer Sign-Up form by November 18, 2019 at: https://forms.gle/Mdmc8yAag6bEreP77.

Event Details
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Location: Japanese American National Museum (JANM), 100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Admission: Please bring an unwrapped new toy, valued at $25 or more, OR a minimum donation of $25 for entrance. Entry includes food, beverages, desserts, and entertainment.

Attendees of the Toy Drive Reception can also tour the museum at no extra cost.

In order to meet the increasing toy requests from toy beneficiaries, we ask volunteers to bring a toy (valued at $25 or more) or make a $25 monetary donation.

Questions/More Info
Please contact Calimay Pham at calimaypham@gmail.com and Bonnie Chen at bonnie.chen@ucla.edu for additional volunteer information.

If you would like to donate additional toys or raffle items before the event, or if you are able to help find additional sponsors or donors, please contact Event Co-Chairs: Diane Tan at dmltan@aol.com; Ed Lew at edlew.apaba@gmail.com; and Amy Lew at lewkcbmom@sbcglobal.net.

For additional information please visit the APA Toy Drive Facebook page at www.facebook.com/apatoydrive.

NAPABA Student Scholarship

10/25/2019 2:58 pm

Please click the flyer below to download the application.

Please click the flyer above to download the application.

APAWLA's Judicial Reception

10/16/2019 4:45 pm
10/16/2019 6:45 pm


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CELEBRATING ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN WOMEN JUDGES

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
4:45PM - 6:45PM

Omni Los Angeles Hotel
Noé Restaurant & Terrace
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Ticket Prices
$40 for APAWLA & Co-sponsor Members
$50 for Non-Members
$20 for Students
FREE for Judicial Officers. Judical Officers please RSVP with Hon. Holly Fujie.
All others, purchase tickets by using the paypal button below.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Questions? Contact Leana Taing at LeanaTaing@gmail.com.

APAWLA Mentoring Panel & Reception

10/03/2019 6:00 pm
10/03/2019 8:30 pm


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APAWLA Mentoring Panel & Reception

Featured Speakers:
Hon. Holly Fujie (Los Angeles Superior Court, Judge)
Hon. Terry Truong (Los Angeles Superior Court, Commissioner)
Li Wang (McDermott Will & Emery, LLP, Attorney)

Food and beverages will be provided.

Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm

McDermott Will & Emery LLP
2049 Century Park East, #3800
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Cost
$15 for APAWLA Members
$20 for Non-Members
Purchase your seats by using the PayPal button below.

Any questions? Please contact andrea.yang@pepperdine.edu.

Matter of Wine X APAWLA

10/10/2019 6:30 pm
10/10/2019 8:30 pm


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APAWLA Presents: HOW TO TASTE

Join us for a foundational wine tasting workshop, "How to Taste," taught by Wine and Spirits Education Trust-certified expert, Murphy Perng, of Matter of Wine. Utilizing 5 wines, learn to see, smell, taste wine, and develop your palate. The workshop will also deliver you know-how on how to evaluate a wine's quality and enable you to become an educated consumer.

Thursday, October 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Open Mind Art Space
11631 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Uber, Lyft, or rideshare recommended!

Cost
$25 for APAWLA members
$35 for Non-members
Seating is LIMITED. Please purchase your tickets by using the PayPal button below.

About Matter of Wine: Matter of Wine (MOW) brings you unforgettable educational wine events and experiences. Discover more at www.matterofwine.com.

APAWLA Presents: Professional Social Media Branding Workshop

09/21/2019 10:00 am
09/21/2019 12:00 pm


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APAWLA invites you to this interactive workshop where a leading expert on social media branding will help you master the fundamental elements needed to build your professional brand online.

Social Media offers incredible opportunities to connect, increase brand awareness, and reach more people than the more traditional tools of thought-leadership, advice, and social conversation.

Whether you are a senior partner or law student, leading legal professionals must have mastery of 21st-century communication tools to be successful.

Presented by: Richard Bliss, Bliss Point Consulting

Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm NOON

McDermott Will & Emery
2049 Century Park East, Suite 3200
Los Angeles, CA 90067

PURCHASE YOUR SEAT BELOW.

Pricing
APAWLA Members: $20
Non-Members: $30
Spaces are limited, so purchase your seat today!

This is a hands-on workshop. We recommend bringing a laptop if you have one available. Light refreshments/breakfast and Wi-Fi access will be provided.

Questions
Please contact Lynn Whitcher at lwhitcher@md7.com

APAWLA & Bet Tzedek Elder Law Clinic

08/24/2019 9:30 am
08/24/2019 1:00 pm


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Come and learn about advance healthcare directives and assist seniors and their families plan for the future. Training is approved for 1.0 hour of general MCLE.

Saturday, August 24, 2019
9:30am - 1:00pm

South El Monte Senior Center
1556 Central Avenue
South El Monte, CA 91733

Register to volunteer at: http://bit.ly/elderlawclinic

Attorney and non-attorney volunteers are welcome.
Spanish-speakers are especially needed

LUNCH PROVIDED.

Questions? Please contact Pro Bono Chair Calimay Pham at calimaypham@gmail.com.

APAWLA's Annual Luau 2019

09/07/2019 6:00 pm
09/07/2019 8:30 pm

**EARLY BIRD PRICES EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6!**


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**EARLY BIRD PRICES EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6!**

Saturday, September 7, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Back Home in Lahaina
519 E Carson St.
Carson, CA 90745

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS BELOW.

EARLY BIRD Ticket Prices (through September 6, 2019)
APAWLA Members: $35
Co-Sponsor Members: $35
Non-Members: $40
Students: $30
Children (ages 7 to 12): $20
Children (under age 7): Free (but please email names & ages to calimaypham@gmail.com!)

Regular Ticket Prices (after September 6, 2019)
APAWLA Members: $45
Co-Sponsor Members: $45
Non-Members: $50
Students: $30
Children (ages 7 to 12): $20
Children (under age 7): Free (but please email names & ages to calimaypham@gmail.com!)

Questions
General Questions can be directed to Calimay Pham at calimaypham@gmail.com.

Thank you to our Co-Sponsors!
Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA)
Japanese American Bar Association (JABA)

**The member and co-sponsor rates are offered to APAWLA members in good standing and members of Co-Sponsoring Organizations in good standing.**

APAWLA Meditation and Wellness Workshop

06/29/2019 10:00 am
06/29/2019 1:00 pm


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Learn how to unwind in a way that is meaningful and meet other APA women attorneys. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Saturday, June 29, 2019
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Rancho Palos Verdes
Location Address will be emailed to attendees after RSVP.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Cost
FREE for APAWLA members
$10 for Non-members

RSVP at bit.ly/apawlameditation by June 23, 2019

Please direct any questions to Eleanor Ung at Eleanor.Ung@gmail.com.

APAWLA MCLE: Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use and Mental Health Issues Among Attorneys

07/23/2019 12:00 pm
07/23/2019 1:00 pm


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The Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance (APAWLA) Presents:

1-Hour MCLE Program re

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use and Mental Health Issues Among Attorneys

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Location
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA
Community Room
1145 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Cost
$15 for APAWLA Members
$20 for Non-Members

Lunch will be served. Tickets available by using the Paypal button below.

Please RSVP to Beti Bergman at bbergman@peninsula.law

Speaker: Lita Abella, J.D., Senior Program Analyst at The State Bar of California

    Learn about
  1. How prevalent substance use and mental health issues are among law students and attorneys;
  2. How substance use and mental health impair an attorney's ability to perform legal services competently;
  3. The signs and symptoms of addiction, depressin, anxiety, and stress; and
  4. The Lawyer Assistance Program and other resources.

 
*This program will qualify for 1 hour of MCLE credit for Competence Issues, pending State Bar approval.

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