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APAWLA Judicial Reception - San Diego

06/22/2019 11:00 am
06/22/2019 1:00 pm

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The Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance (APAWLA) presents a meet and green with San Diego's Asian Pacific American Women Judges.

June 22, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm

Stone Brewery
2816 Historic Decatur Road
San Diego, CA 92106

$30 for APAWLA Members and Supporting Bar Organizations
$35 for Non-members
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Inquiries regarding this event can be sent to

APAWLA Annual Membership Mixer

07/25/2019 6:00 pm
07/25/2019 8:00 pm

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Draft Taproom & Kitchen
1230 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA

Join APAWLA for our Annual Membership Mixer!

Mix and mingle with the APAWLA Board and members.

Learn more about APAWLA and our 9 active committees.

Food will be provided.

FREE for APAWLA members
$25 for non-members

RSVP at by Monday, July 22nd.

Become a member or renew your membership today!

Join now, and your membership will be valid through December 2019.

If you have questions regarding your membership status, please email Sandy Yu, VP of Membership, at


04/07/2019 10:00 am

The Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) and the Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance (APAWLA) invite you to join us at:


Sunday, April 7, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm

Travel Town Picnic Area
Near the Volunteer Center
5200 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Parenting while practicing law is tough. Come and hang out with people who understand the unique joys and pressures of being a parent-attorney.

Trade tips on how to gently cross-examine your kids!
Tell us about arguing in court with applesauce on your shirt!
Commiserate about that time your dear child drew all over the signatures you needed for that deal closing!

Light snacks will be provided.
Bring the whole family!

Questions? Contact or (626) 372-4464.

APAWLA YLLS Annual Brunch

02/24/2019 11:00 am


Please join us for our annual YLLS brunch on Sunday, February 24, 2019. It will be a casual get-together where we can get to know each other and celebrate the end of the first semester (if you're still in school) and/or provide support and community with one another as we head into 2019.

Sunday, February 24
11 AM - 1 PM
Amandine Patisserie Cafe
3121 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
*Free parking! :)

Cost: Cash or credit card to purchase your own food & drink.

Please RSVP by Feb. 15th here:

APAWLA 2019 Annual Installation Dinner

04/25/2019 5:00 pm

***We are SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support!***

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APAWLA 2019 Annual Installation Dinner

***We are SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support!***

Keynote Speaker: Associate Justice Dorothy Kim, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Five

Public Service Award: Janice Fukai, Alternate Public Defender

Thursday, April 25, 2019
5:00 PM Registration Opens
5:30 PM Cocktail Reception
6:30 PM Program Starts

The Los Angeles Music Center, 5th Floor
135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Regular Ticket Prices After March 15, 2019
$115 Students
$150 APAWLA members, Government, Nonprofit, Judicial Officers
$165 General Admission

***We are SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support!***

Program Advertisements
$500 Full Page (5.5" x 8.5")
$250 Half Page (5.5" x 4.25")
$150 Quarter Page (2.75" x 4.25")
Please contact if you have any questions regarding ads.

Table Sponsorships
We are AT CAPACITY for seating and can no longer accommodate Table Sponsorship seat purchases. Please contact Li Wang with questions regarding table sponsorships at

***We are SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support!***

APAWLA and SCCLA present: Mentoring Circle Dinner

02/28/2019 6:30 pm

APAWLA and SCCLA present: Mentoring Circle Dinner

Please join us for a unique opportunity to have an intimate conversation with the following APA women who are leaders in the legal community.

Cyndie Chang, Duane Morris LLP, Managing Partner
Christine Gonong, Nguyen Lawyers, Attorney
Vivian Kim, Hanmi Bank, General Counsel

Thursday, February 28, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Dragon Restaurant
966 Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
Valet parking for $2

Cost: $25/person
Tickets must be purchased in advance to attend the event.
Seating is limited, please purchase your tickets now at the paypal button below.

**This event is at capacity. Please contact Andrea Yang at to be added to the waitlist.** Also direct any questions to Andrea Yang.

19th Annual APA Community Holiday Toy Drive & Reception

12/06/2018 6:00 pm



Thursday, December 6, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Japanese American National Museum (JANM)
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

We are in need of volunteers for this year’s 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 if you are interested in volunteering and please complete the Volunteer Sign-Up Form by November 19, 2018 by clicking here.

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

Attendees of the Toy Drive Reception can also tour the museum at no extra cost. The museum store is open until 8:00 PM on the day of the event.

Questions/More Info: Please contact Calimay Pham at and Bonnie Chen at 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; Ed Lew at; and Amy Lew at

For additional information please visit the APA Toy Drive Facebook page by clicking here.

APAWLA & APABA Elder Law Day

10/29/2018 3:18 pm

The Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance (APAWLA) and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) are seeking volunteers for our:


Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Asian Youth Center
100 West Clary Avenue
San Gabriel, CA 91776

Attorneys, law students, Mandarin translators, and notaries are needed to assist senior citizens prepare:
- Powers of Attorney for Finances
- Advance Medical Healthcare Directives

No prior experience necessary as a one-hour MCLE training will be provided. Free breakfast also provided. APABA is a State-Bar approved MCLE provider.

Please sign up at:

For more information, contact

Event co-sponsored by Asian Youth Center and Goldfarb & Luu, PC.

APAWLA Public Speaking Workshop

11/03/2018 9:30 am

Co-sponsored by: Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (BWL) | Latina Lawyers Bar Association (LLBA) | Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)

APAWLA Public Speaking Workshop

Saturday, November 3, 2018
9:30am Registration
10:00am - 12:00pm Program
Light Refreshments Provided

Paul Hastings LLP
515 South Flower Street, 25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Being an effective public speaker is key to success as a lawyer. This workshop gives you the unique opportunity to work one-on-one with some of the law's most effective public speakers, practice speaking and receive feedback and coaching.

Featured speakers
Elena Baca, Paul Hastings LLP
Laura Brill, Kendall Brill & Kelly LLP
Hon. Holly Fujie
Hon. Laura Seigle
Mei-lan Stark, NBC Universal
Hon. Karen Stevenson

$20 for members of APAWLA and co-sponsoring organizations
$30 for nonmembers

Space is limited to ensure individual attention. Reserve a spot now! Purchase tickets with the paypal button below. If you receive a message indicating that we are at capacity, please email to add your name to the waitlist.

Please direct questions to

Afternoon High Tea with APAWLA - San Diego

10/13/2018 11:00 am

Afternoon High Tea with APAWLA - San Diego

Please join APAWLA for savories, sandwiches, scones, dessert and of course tea!

Fascinator hats are welcome!

Saturday, Oct. 13th
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Marlene's Tea Cakes
14677 Via Bettona
San Diego, CA 92127

Tickets: $40 per person (+ paypal fee)
Please purchase your tickets by clicking on "Buy Now" below.
The deadline to purchase seats is October 8th. Space is limited.

All inquiries can be sent to Taryn Perez at

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