December 2013 Nota Bene

The December 2013 edition of Nota Bene is now available! In this edition: ABAS Annual Awards Dinner, Upcoming Events, Update on In re Sergio, ABAS Law Foundation Golf Tournament, Interview with Past President Rebecca Westmore, McGeorge APALSA Alumni Sworn In, and Maharlika Lions Club Anniversary. Plus a 2014 membership application – renew or join today!

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Renew or Become an ABAS Member for 2014!

If you are already a member, it is time to renew.  If you aren’t a member, it is time to join!

Get a membership application form to mail in, click Membership Appliction 2014.

For on-line application and payment, click here.

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Last ABAS Event of 2013 – Mixer Dec. 4!

Please join ABAS for our last event of the year!  On Wednesday, December 4, we will meet at Foundation (formerly 4th Street Grille, 400 L St.) for happy hour at 5:30. Please bring a canned food item that will be donated to a local food bank.

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October Happy Hour/Student Mixer

Happy Hour with APALSA! Please join ABAS as we partner with the UC Davis School of Law and McGeorge APALSA chapters on Thursday, October 24 at K Bar (1000 K Street). We’ll be there from 5:30-7:30. Hope you can join us!

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ABAS Annual Awards Dinner

ABAS’ Annual Awards Dinner was on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. The ABAS President’s Award was presented to United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii, and the ABAS Community Award was presented to Gloria Megino Ochoa. Mia Frances Yamamoto was the keynote speaker. West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon served as Master of Ceremonies.

ABAS thanks gold sponsor Seyfarth Shaw, silver sponsors My Sister’s House and UC Davis School of Law and bronze sponsors the Avonzado Law Firm, Best Best & Krieger LLP, Downey Brand, Greenberg Traurig, Hanson Bridgett, Littler, Mastagni Holstedt Amick Miller & Johnsen, Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld, Renee Sloan Holtzman Sakai, Porter Scott, and Stoel Rives LLP. ABAS also thanks the judges and attorneys who organized and purchased tables for the dinner: ABAS Law Foundation/CAPITAL Foundation, ABAS Past Presidents, Attorneys at the CA Attorney General’s Office, Joshua Kaizuka, Judges of the Sacramento County Superior Court, Sacramento County Bar Association & Affiliates, Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office, Sacramento Maharlika Lions Club, and Kara Ueda.

You can read more about the dinner here and view pictures our wonderful photographer, Tia Gemmell, took here.

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ABAS Annual Awards Dinner Sold Out!

Thank you to all of the sponsors and supporters of the 2013 ABAS Annual Awards Dinner! We’re looking forward to a great evening!

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ABAS August Happy Hour

ABAS August Happy Hour. Join ABAS on Wednesday, August 7th at Socals (5200 Folsom Blvd.) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for our next happy hour!

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June 2013 Nota Bene

The June 2013 edition of Nota Bene is now available! In this edition: Josh Kaizuka’s motorcycle trip to Manzanar, a profile of Joanne Roy, a write-up of the ABAS Law Foundation’s wine and food tasting, a profile of Past President Mark Morodomi, and information about upcoming events.

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ABAS and La Raza Lawyers Association of Sacramento Happy Hour!

Join ABAS and the La Raza Lawyers Association of Sacramento for a happy hour at Zocalo (1801 Capitol Avenue) on Wednesday, July 10th from 5:30-7:30. Stop by to mingle, network, and enjoy good drinks and eats. No-host bar. All are welcome!

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ABAS Law Foundation’s 25th Annual Golf Invitational 9/8/13

The ABAS Law Foundation’s 25th Annual Golf Invitational will be on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Turkey Creek Golf Cub. The $150 entry fee includes green fee, golf cart, range balls, lunch, awards, and more. A discounted rate of $125 is available to all ABAS members and to any registrant whose payment is received by July 15, 2013. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information: golf@ABASLawFoundation.org or www.abaslawfoundation.org.

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