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.
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!
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.
Thank you to all of the sponsors and supporters of the 2013 ABAS Annual Awards Dinner! We’re looking forward to a great evening!
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!
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.
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!
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.
VABANC is accepting applications for its 2013 Scholarship Awards. VABANC has historically recognized students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the needs of the Vietnamese-American or Vietnamese community by awarding 2 scholarships of at least $1,000 each. Priority will be given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the Vietnamese-American or Vietnamese community in Northern California and to those who will be using the scholarship award towards public interest or social justice work, either by pursuing post-graduate work or for a summer position. Open to all currently enrolled law students, the scholarships are intended to provide assistance to students toward their public interest or social justice goals. The 2013 scholarship recipient(s) will be recognized at VABANC’s annual scholarship dinner on September 27, 2013, at the University Club in Palo Alto (attendance mandatory). Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2013, at 11:59pm. For more information: www.vabanc.org.
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