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AABANY Announcements December 29, 2014

In this edition

  1. Save the Date: AABANY Annual Dinner, Feb. 25 
  2. 2015 Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program Application Available, Due Jan. 12
  3. New York City Bar: Discounted Memberships for AABANY Members
  4. New York City Bar: Committee Applications Being Accepted
  5. Opportunities from NAPABA
  6. AABANY Seeks Legal Interns
  7. AABANY Law Review Special Edition: Own Your Copy Now
  8. Read The Current Issue of The AABANY Advocate
  9. This Week on WE Blog @AABANY
  10. Fellowship Announcements
  11. Upcoming Events on the AABANY Calendar
  12. Other Events on the AABANY Calendar
  13. Recent Job Postings on the AABANY Career Center

Save the Date: AABANY Annual Dinner, Feb. 25

On February 25, 2015, AABANY will be charting new frontiers with our 26th Annual Dinner. Kicking off our new year with the theme, "Charting New Frontiers," President-Elect Will Wang will take the lead as President Clara Ohr's reign comes to an end. Black tie preferred.

Please join us for our largest event of the year! 

When: February 25, 2015
Where: Cipriani Wall Street (55 Wall St.)

Individual tickets will become available online at a later date. 

Honorees:

Jenny R. Yang
Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
AABANY Women's Leadership Award

An-Ping Hsieh
Vice President, General Counsel, Hubbell Incorporated
AABANY Corporate Counsel Leadership Award

To Be Announced
Public Service Leadership Award

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For sponsorship inquiries, please contact President-Elect Will Wang at will.wang@aabany.org

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form. To view highlights from last year's Annual Dinner, please click here.

2015 Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program Application Available, Due Jan. 12

The Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program is proud to announce that the Summer 2015 application is now available at www.jmbjip.org. Deadline is January 12, 2015.

The Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program was founded by in 2010 to offer law students with a strong commitment to diversity an opportunity to enhance and complement their legal education as summer judicial interns in New York metropolitan area courthouses. Judicial internships are exceptional learning opportunities that offer tremendous insight into the process of judicial decision-making, as well as an opportunity to strengthen analytic and legal writing skills. Each year, JMB JIP partners with various bar associations to offer the program, which has historically included a stipend for a judicial internships – a traditionally unpaid position.

AABANY is proud to be a part of the great work that JMB JIP does providing law students of color with important opportunities.

New York City Bar: Discounted Memberships for AABANY Members

The New York City Bar Association, founded in 1870 in response to public concern over the New York City justice system, is a voluntary association of students and legal professionals that has grown to a membership of over 24,000. Benefits of membership include over 150 committees working to improve and reform the practice and administration of law, a members-only library that happens to be the largest member-funded in the country, and not to mention the unparalleled professional opportunities. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Read more about membership benefits here.

The New York City Bar Association has prepared a special discount for AABANY members, waiving the one-time admission fee and giving members 20% off their semi-annual membership dues payment.

PROMO CODE: AABANY14

Go to https://www.nycbar.org/cgi-bin/special_offer_aaba.pl

New York City Bar: Committee Applications Being Accepted

It’s not too late to become a Committee member at the New York City Bar Association, which means that it’s not too late to become involved in over 150 areas of law within a membership body of over 24,000 students and legal professionals! NYCBA is still accepting applications for committee member positions, and though some deadlines have passed, others are ready and willing for someone to take strong hold of the leadership opportunities.

NYCBA has reached out and noted that AABANY members are strongly encouraged to apply. The sooner, the better. Let’s get the ball rolling.

If you are interested contact main@aabany.org. Thank you!

Opportunities from NAPABA

AABANY Seeks Legal Interns

Applications are now being accepted for AABANY’s 2015 Legal Internship Program. Open to college students, law students and law grads, AABANY is looking for a few talented, energetic and motivated interns to help plan and organize AABANY programs and events, provide research and administrative assistance and perform other tasks and assignments to advance and promote AABANY’s mission. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. For full details and information on how to apply go to bit.ly/Lgl_Intrn_Details.

Please direct any questions to Executive Director Yang Chen at yang.chen@aabany.org.

AABANY Law Review Special Edition: Own Your Copy Now

The AABANY Law Review’s Special Edition issue, released at the AABANY Fall Conference, is available for purchase ($20) on the AABANY website at http://bit.ly/aabanylr_curr. The issue features annotated reenactment scripts of five historic Asian American trials written by Honorable Denny Chin, Chancellor and Dean Frank H. Wu, Kathy Hirata Chin, and Vincent T. Chang. These plays have been presented by Asian American bar associations and law schools all over the nation. The issue includes an introduction and foreword from the authors. Go online and buy your own copy today, or get it as a gift for anyone interested in learning more about Asian American legal history and social justice issues.

Read The Current Issue of The Advocate

In this Issue:

  • AABANY Hosts Its Fifth Annual Fall Conference
  • President's Letter
  • Profile: Norman Lau Kee
  • New AABANY LGBT Committee
  • 2Q14 Highlights
  • Review of Haig's Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts
  • Sponsor Spotlight: Morgan Lewis

This Week on WE Blog @AABANY

Fellowship Announcements

All Fellowship announcements can now be found on AABANY's website under Resources, in the sub-menu item "Fellowships." To see current announcements for Fellowships go tohttp://bit.ly/aabany_flwshps.

Upcoming Events on the AABANY Calendar

  • Jan 21: AABANY Board Meeting, 7pm-9pm. For more information, click here. 
  • Jan 26: AABANY Co-Sponsors: New York State Bar Association's 12th Annual Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception, 6pm-9pm. For more information, click here. 
  • Feb 25: AABANY Annual Dinner, 6pm-10pm. For more information, click here.

Other Events on the AABANY Calendar

  • Jan 6: PRBA: Three Kings Day Celebration Honoring Newly Elected and Appointed Judges, 6pm-9:30pm. For more information, click here. 
  • Jan 8: Knicks Game with FALANY. For more information, click here.
  • Jan 15: Law & Reorder Conference with Clare Shipman, 12pm-2pm. For more information, click here.

Recent Job Postings on the AABANY Career Center

  • Experienced Attorney, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice, Houston, TX
  • Counsel for Administrative Policy, Consumer Protection Branch, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Department of Justice, Charleston, WV
  • Counsel, Public Safety Committee Council, New York City Council, New York, NY

For more information on these listings and other open positions go to the AABANY Career Center. Members must be signed in to have access to the Career Center. Either search by keyword or just hit "Search" at the bottom of the form to see a complete listing of jobs.

For past weekly announcements, see the archives page.