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.
Need Skills? Save these dates!
Looking to get ahead or learn new skills? The OAPABA Advocacy Committee is bringing back its Pipeline Series to help its members crack the mysteries of how to start your own practice, become a judge, make partner, or transition in-house. Each Pipeline event will be held at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, 111 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 3400, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Pipeline lunches are limited to OAPABA members and cost $10 to cover the cost of lunch. More detailed program information and sign up information will be available on the OAPABA website shortly.
CONGRATULATIONS to PRESIDENT-ELECT, LIANI REEVES!
Congratulations to Liani Reeves on being the 2015 Oregon Women Lawyers Judge Mercedes Diez Award winner!
The Judge Mercedes Deiz Award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to promoting minorities in the legal profession and in the community. Well deserved Liani!
Please join OAPABA in celebration of Liani’s award at the Roberts-Deiz Award Dinner on March 13, 2015. If you wish to attend, click here for registration details. Law students, please email Anne Nguyen at Anne.firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending.
OAPABA-OHBA Dance! Off – Save the Date!
Date: January 24, 2015 @ 10pm
Location: Fifth Avenue Lounge Mezzanine, 125 Northwest 5th Avenue, Portland, OR
Individual OAPABA members have been challenged to face off with Oregon Hispanic Bar Association members in a Dance! Off to raise money for charity. Watch your OAPABA members tell ‘em “You got served!” – and they aren’t referring to a summons. Stay tuned for more details…
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CONGRATULATIONS TO OAPABA BOARD MEMBERS, HONG DAO, LIANI REEVES, and KIM SUGAWA-FUJINAGA, Oregon State Bar Award Recipients!
Hong Dao is the recipient of the OSB President’s Public Service Award, which honors attorneys for their commitments to public service and pro bono work. Liani Reeves and Kim Sugawa-Fujinaga are co-recipients of the OSB President’s Diversity & Inclusion Award, which recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the goal of increasing minority representation in the legal profession.
Membership is open to lawyers, judges, law students, and paralegals throughout Oregon.
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