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.
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!
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:
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
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
– 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.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: OAPABA/NAPALSA PICNIC
August 29th @ Woodstock Park @ Noon
Sign up here
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 is open to lawyers, judges, law students, and paralegals throughout Oregon.
For more information visit About Us.