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.


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!


Special Election to Board of Governors (BOG) from Multnomah County

Due to a resignation, the Oregon State Bar is currently seeking candidates for a special election to the Board of Governors. Members interested in serving must maintain their principal office address in Multnomah County and meet other eligibility requirements as summarized in the BOG election and position frequently asked questions.

The term for this position will begin on July 17 and end December 31, 2017. Members interested in serving should confirm their availability to participate in the remaining 2015 BOG meetings scheduled for July 24, September 11, October 9, November 6, and November 19-20.

The deadline for candidates to file is Wednesday, July 1. For more information and relevant forms go to www.osbar.org/leadership/bog. Contact Danielle Edwards, dedwards@osbar.org, (503) 620-0222 or toll-free (800) 452-8260, ext. 426, with questions.



Congratulations to Liani Reeves on being the 2015 Oregon Women Lawyers Judge Mercedes Deiz 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.  A well-deserved award for Liani! 




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

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