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Press Releases 2017
 
NEW YORK – May 26, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is proud to partner with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer for an important discussion celebrating Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the New York offices of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer. Susan L. Shin, Immediate Past President of AABANY and Partner at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, moderates a discussion from three prominent APAs serving in the Federal government, in the executive, judicial and legislative branches. Hear from these trailblazers what they do, how they got there and how they exemplify AABANY’s theme of “Take Charge; Lead Change” by working for the public good. Click here to read the full press release.

 

NEW YORK – May 26, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is proud to recognize an historic first for the Appellate Division, First Department of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Appointed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Justice Jeffrey Oing and Justice Anil Singh join Justice Peter Tom in the First Department, which now has three Asian Pacific American (“APA”) sitting judges for the first time. We offer our congratulations to these decorated jurists. Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK – March 28, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) is pleased to announce that the Honorable Denny Chin, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will be receiving the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) Outstanding Public Service Award. The award will be presented on the occasion of NYIPLA’s 95th Annual Dinner in honor of the Federal Judiciary being held at the New York Midtown Hilton on the evening of March 31, 2017.  Click here to read the full press release.
 
NEW YORK – March 8, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) applauds the appointment of three Asian American judges to the New York bench : Charles Y.J. Liu to the New York City Housing Court, Phyllis Chu to the New York City Criminal Court, and Frances Wang to the New York City Civil Court.  Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK - February 22, 2012 - The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is proud to announce that White & Case, LLP will be the recipient of this year’s Law Firm Diversity Award.  Click here to read the full press release.


NEW YORK - February 22, 2012 - the Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) will be hosting its Annual Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street. The Annual Dinner has consistently featured a wide-range of guests, including prominent judges, elected officials and dignitaries, and attorneys from law firms, prosecutors’ offices, and government agencies.  Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK – February 10, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) congratulates Kin W. Ng on his recent promotion from Chief of the Immigrant Fraud Unit to Chief of the Red Zone Trial Bureau in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. We believe Kin is the first Asian Pacific American to serve as Bureau Chief at a major trial bureau in a prosecutors’ office in New York City.  Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK – January 30, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is proud to announce that it was honored with a 2016 Bar Leaders Innovation Award for its Seventh Annual Fall Conference: Speak Up | Rise Up | Lift Up. The award was bestowed by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), Committee for Bar Leaders of New York State, at the NYSBA Annual Meeting held at the Midtown Hilton in Manhattan, during the final day of the conference on January 27.  Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK – January 5, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is proud to announce that it is continuing its pro bono legal clinic in partnership with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of NY, Inc. (“CCCNY”) at 33 Bowery Street. Launched in December 2015, AABANY’s legal clinics have served members of the Chinatown community free of charge on a variety of legal issues, including housing and immigration. Click here to read the full press release.

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