WELCOME TO OAPABA

The Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (OAPABA) is a fast-growing community of APA attorneys, and serves as the Oregon affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, which represents the interests of over 40,000 attorneys worldwide.

UPCOMING EVENTS

OAPABA 2015-2016 Board of Directors

President Liani Reeves; President Elect Jovita Wang;  Secretary Dan Simon; Treasurer Anne Nguyen; and Board Members Kristin Asai; the Honorable Beth Bagley; Derily Bechthold; Hong Dao; Megha Desai; Sara Ghafouri; Rebecca Guiao; and the Honorable Mustafa Kasubhai

Congratulations and Welcome!

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OAPABA seeks nominations for the 2015 Judge Lynn R. Nakamoto Award

Requirements: The recipient must be a member in good standing of the Oregon State Bar with a demonstrated commitment to a variety of characteristics, including diversity, promotion of APA issues in the legal or general community, leadership, professionalism and mentorship in Oregon.  Click here for more info on the award

Various Criteria to be Considered:

Mentoring/leadership roles

Professional reputation

Work to promote diversity in the bench and bar

Work to promote diversity in the general Oregon community

Work to increase access to justice for minorities

Involvement with OAPABA

Involvement with other specialty bar organizations

Pro Bono work

Nominations are due August 21, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.   Please submit nominations here

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PUBLIC SPEAKING CLE AND WORKSHOP

Friday, September 18, 2015, 3:00-5:00 PM

200 SW Market Street, Portland, OR

Propeller Conference Room, Lobby Level

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Coni Crone 

Registration:

– OAPABA Members $25

– Non-OAPABA $50

– Lawyers in First 3 Years of Practice/Students $10

Submit payment here

Thank you to our sponsor Bullard Law.

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: OAPABA/NAPALSA PICNIC

August 29th @ Woodstock Park @ Noon

Sign up here

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Save the Date for OAPABA’s ANNUAL DINNER

October 30, 2015 @ 5:30 PM

Featuring Keynote Speaker Justice Mary Yu, Washington Supreme Court Justice

To learn more about Justice Yu, click here

 

 

Membership

Membership is open to lawyers, judges, law students, and paralegals throughout Oregon.

For more information visit About Us.