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APAWLA Mentoring Reception with Special Guest, Judge Akemi Arakaki

11/18/2011 6:30 pm

Please join us for our next mentoring reception for Hon. Akemi Arakaki.

Judge Akemi D. Arakaki was appointed to Los Angeles Superior Court by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in December 2010. Prior to her appointment to the bench, she served as a Deputy Public Defender for the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. Before joining the Public Defender’s Office, she was an attorney in private practice.

Judge Arakaki served as the President of Japanese American Bar Association (JABA), Chair of the Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs, and President of Asian Pacific American Public Defenders Association. She married her partner June Yamaki in October 2008.

The menu for the reception is as follows:
Crispy Rice Spicy Tuna
Mini Crispy Fish Isobeage
Japanese Pork Rib Tacos
California Roll
Spicy Tuna Roll
Chicken Karaage
Seafood & Vegetable Tempura
Aonori Flavored Garlic Fries
House Green Salad with Apples and Walnuts
Green Tea Crepe
Cheese Cake Fritter

Friday, November 18, 2011
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fu-ga Restaurant (Izakaya & Bar)
111 South San Pedro Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625-1722

Free Validated Parking – enter the parking garage on San Pedro between 1st and 2nd Streets

**Early bird prices are no longer available**

Buy your ticket by Wednesday November 16th for early bird prices:
--$30 APAWLA members
--$35 non-members
--$20 law students

After November 16th and at the door:
--$35 APAWLA members
--$45 non-members
--$25 law students

The Japanese American Bar Association is a promotional partner for this event.