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AABANY in the News (2017)
  • October 30, 2017: Kin Ng's work at the Brooklyn DA's Office highlighted by The New Yorker
  • October 17, 2017: Andrew Hahn named New York Law Journal 2017 Distinguished Leader
  • October 12, 2017: Monthly pro bono clinic covered by The China Press
  • August 29, 2017: Theodore Cheng named a 2017 ADR Champion
  • August 24, 2017: Amanda Bernardo named a delegate to FYLPRO 2017
  • August 2, 2017: Andy Hahn interviewed by Bloomberg
  • August 2, 2017: Eve Guillergan asked to serve on Council on Women and Girls
  • July 7, 2017: Dwight Yoo featured in the New York Law Journal
  • July 5, 2017: Pauline Yeung-Ha recognized by the Brooklyn Daily
  • June 29, 2017: Kevin Kim named to CUNY Board of Trustees
  • May 30, 2017: AABANY members named Top Women Super Lawyers and Rising Stars inNew York Metro
  • May 22, 2017: Interview with Christina Nguyen by Ms. JD Pre-Law
  • March 27, 2017: Don H. Liu profile in the National Law Journal
  • March 10, 2017: AABANY's March pro bono clinic covered on Chinese TV.
  • January 19, 2017: Paul Welitzkin article in the China Daily US
  • January 10, 2017: China Press article on Chinese Chamber of Commerce and AABANY series of free legal clinics for Chinese Americans


October 30, 2017: Kin Ng, AABANY member and co-founder of the AABANY Prosecutors’ Committee, was mentioned in The New Yorker for his work at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office prosecuting scammers who had run off with the life savings of an elderly Chinese immigrant.

Please join AABANY in thanking Kin Ng for helping to protect those in the Chinese-American community who are vulnerable. You can read the full article here.


October 17, 2017: Andrew Hahn, Partner, Duane Morris, and former AABANY, KALAGNY and NAPABA President, was interviewed as one of the New York Law Journal’s Distinguished Leaders of 2017.

Read the full interview here.


October 12, 2017: The China Press covered AABANY's monthly pro bono clinic, hosted by the Pro Bono Committee at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Confucius Plaza, in Chinatown.

Read the full article here.


August 29, 2017: Theodore Cheng, AABANY member and past AABANY Board Member, was named one of National Law Journal’s 2017 ADR Champions.

Read the profile here.

  August 24, 2017: Amanda Bernardo, AABANY Immigration Committee Co-Chair, was named one of the 10 delegates to the Filipino-American Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO) 2017. Read an article from The FilAm magazine about her nomination here.

August 2, 2017: Andy Hahn, former AABANY President, was interviewed by Bloomberg. During the interview, he examined the obstacles that face Asian Americans in the law, from high attrition rates and underrepresentation to pervasive stereotypes and biases.

Read the interview here.


August 2, 2017: Eve Guillergan, AABANY member, was asked to serve on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Council on Women and Girls, the state’s first steering committee to recognize and advance women’s rights within our State.

Read more about the committee here!

July 7, 2017: Dwight Yoo, President of AABANY, was featured by the New York Law Journal as a newly elected Presidents of Affinity Bar Associations for 2017.

Read the full article here (subscription required).


July 5, 2017: Pauline Yeung-Ha, Co-Chair of AABANY’s Pro Bono Committee, was recognized by the Brooklyn Daily as a Woman of Distinction. The newspaper chronicled her journey from her start as an immigrant to the United States with her family to her achievements as the first member of her family to graduate from high school, college and law school.

Click here to read more!


June 29, 2017: Kevin Kim, AABANY Development Director, was named to the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. 

For the full article, click here!


May 30, 2017: Several AABANY members are named New York Metro Women Super Lawyers and New York Metro Women Rising Stars in the New York Metro 2017 edition.

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May 22, 2017: Christina Nguyen, Career Placement Committee Co-Chair, was interviewed by Genevieve Antono from Ms. JD Pre-Law. Learn about Christina’s wonderful work as a volunteer coordinator and how she developed an interest in the law.

For the full article, click here.


March 27, 2017: Don H. Liu, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Target Corp., was the subject of an in-house counsel profile in the March 27 issue of the National Law Journal.

For the full article click here (subscription required).



On March 10, 2017, AABANY's March pro bono clinic got some coverage on Chinese TV. Read a translation of the article that goes with the video. Thanks to GSPI Committee Co-Chair Thalia Huang for the translation.

On January 19, Paul Welitzkin wrote an article in the China Daily US, in which he touches upon the different ways that the Obama administration affected Asian Americans.  Executive Director Yang Chen was quoted:

"President Obama also issued an executive order on diversity and inclusion within the federal government as related to the federal workforce and it had a big impact on Asian Americans who work for the federal government."

Click here for the full article.

On January 10, China Press published an article noting that in 2017 The Chinese Chamber of Commerce (CCC) will work with Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) to provide a series of free legal advice clinics for Chinese Americans. Consultation service will be conducted on the second Wednesday of each month. These clinics will cover various topics including family issues, housing, and immigration.  The first clinic was held on January 11, 2017

Click here for the full article.

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