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November 1: APALSA 2nd General Meeting

Room 1008 (Old Moot Court Room) | 12:00 PM

Please join us for our first lunch time speaker series. For this first event, we have local practitioners speaking to us about career opportunities after law school. Kara Ueda (KH class of 2000), is a partner at Best Best and Krieger and has experience working in government and private practice. Nirav Desai is a Judicial Law Clerk at U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California. We may have a 3rd speaker from the private sector (TBA). 

Come out and get your questions answered and take advantage of this great opportunity to meet attorneys with a great deal knowledge about the actual practice of law. 

Lunch provided.

October 27: Exigent Halloween Costume Party

Momo Lounge, 2708 J Street, Sacramento | 9:30 PM

"FREAKY FREAKY MCGEORGE" IS ON!!! McGeorge's APALSA is throwing its annual Halloween party, Exigent, on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 9:30pm. It was tons of fun last year and a great bonding experience for all! Pre-sale tickets are $15 and the door price is $20. Make sure to dress up - they're having a costume contest! 

If you are interested in purchasing pre-sales, you MUST submit $15 to me (Irene) by Monday, October 24th. 

I am in the computer lab every Wednesday and Thursday (all day), or send me an e-mail at ilu@ucdavis.edu if you want to set up a separate meet up time.

Facebook link: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=164043127016349

August 25: Big Sib/Lil Sib Pot Luck

154 La Rue Road, Unit 226 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM

We will have the Big/Lil Sib Potluck next Sunday, September 25 at 6pm (location TBD) for everyone to meet their big/lil sibs and to mingle with APALSA members.  Please bring something to contribute to the pot luck.  General members who weren't paired this year are welcome as long as they bring something.  To avoid bringing 40 bags of chips, please fill out what you're bringing in this spreadsheet:


August 30: Annual APALSA Welcome BBQ 2011

Lakeshore Apartments (Pool/BBQ area), 1175 Lake Blvd | 5:00PM - 8:00PM

APALSA is throwing its annual Welcome BBQ and everyone is invited! This will be an amazing opportunity to meet APALSA members, get to know your fellow classmates, and have your most burning 1L questions answered. There will be food, games, and LOTS OF FUNNN! Please feel free to invite others!

If you have any questions or need directions, please feel free to contact:

Irene (415) 308-0453, Herman (916) 990-2988, or Tiffany (818) 694-1958.

November 12: Skadden Arps LLP - Invitation to Happy Hour

Skadden Palo Alto office | November 12, 5:30PM
Dress Code: Business Casual (no jeans)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP's Palo Alto office is graciously hosting a Happy Hour event for UCD APALSA.  The event will take place at their Palo Alto office where we will enjoy drinks and light refreshments and have an opportunity to circulate with the Skadden attorneys, including members of their Diversity Committee.  This is an exceptional opportunity to make valuable contacts and become familiar with the corporate culture of a big firm.This is our first event with Skadden Arps LLP, so this will be a great chance to represent our law school as well as our organization.  1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls are all welcome. 
**If you are interested in attending, you must RSVP by November 5, 5PM to jinlee@ucdavis.edu **
Skadden Arps LLP is a Vault 100 Firm with one of the largest practices in the United States.  Their major practice areas include corporate, litigation, finance, international, regulatory/legislative and more.  More information on the firm can be found on:  http://www.skadden.com

October 28: APALSA Job Hunting Panel 

Room 2021 | Noon- 1PM
Lunch Provided!

Join APALSA for our second job panel!  Asian/Pacific Bar Association (ABAS) representative Jeannie Lee and Marcel Neri will talk about general job hunting tips as well as practicing as a defense litigator in the areas of general liability, construction defects, and medical malpractice.
There will be time reserved for Q&A at the end of the panel.
October 28: Exigent: Halloween Clubbing Event
 The Momo Lounge (2708 J st., Sacramento) | Doors open at 9:30pm - Closing
McGeorge APALSA has cordially invited UC Davis APALSA to join them in a Halloween Clubbing Event: Exigent. It's one of the biggest events of the year and there will be a huge turn out!   Please join us for a scarily cool night of partying and fun!
**To get the $10 discounted price, you must RSVP with Ji-Hoon Kim:  jihkim@ucdavis.edu by this NOON, this Wednesday, October 27**  If you miss this deadline, you can still attend but tickets will be $20 at the door. 

October 26-27: APALSA Bake Sale for NAPABA

Basement | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Come grab some fresh hot coffee and a brownie or other baked good from APALSA!  Cookies, cupcakes, and other items will be available. We will be holding a bake sale in the basement to raise funds for the NABAPA convention. NAPABA has honored Judge Tani Cantil-Sakauye as a trailblazer in the past, and the UCD APALSA wants to encourage participation to show our support to the APIA community by sending as many students as possible.   Come out and show your support for APALSA and NAPABA!


October 25: APALSA Study Hall

Room 2011 | 4:00-6PM 
Snacks provided! 

Come out to study, socialize and otherwise mingle with your fellow APALSA members at King Hall!


October 18: APALSA Study Hall

Room 1002 | 4:00-6PM
Snacks provided!

Come out to study, socialize and otherwise mingle with your fellow APALSA members at King Hall!


October 18: Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Ikemoto

Room 2064 | 12:00 PM

Bring a brown bag lunch and join Professor Lisa Ikemoto at noon tomorrow! 
Professor Ikemoto is a King Hall alum and earned her L.L.M. at Columbia. She specializes in health care law, public health law, and bioethics, with a special focus on race and gender. She currently teaches Bioethics, Reproductive Rights, Health Care Law, and Marital Property.
This is an awesome opportunity to get to know a professor and gain valuable insight into a specific field!
Contact our Professional Development Chair, Linda Kam at lckam@ucdavis.edu for more information.

October 12: General APALSA Meeting

Room 2008 | 12PM

Food Served: TBD (Pizza)

Please come out for our 2nd General APALSA Meeting on Tuesday!  We will be discussing important upcoming events and updates, so please mark your calendars. 
**We will be holding informal 2011 Summer Job Discussion Groups at this meeting. **
We will be breaking up into small groups based on specific practice areas: Private, Judicial Externship, Public Interest, Government
Each focused groups will be discussing tips, advice and general information about securing summer employment in particular field and general background on relevant positions & opportunities. 
1Ls: Please don't miss out, this is a crucial step to gaining insight to the summer employment of your dreams.  Summer will be here before you know it!
2Ls & 3Ls: If any 2Ls and 3Ls are interested in helping out and sharing experiences, please come out and participate!!

October 12: Jeremy Lin Night!!

It's finally HERE~!!!  Those of you who signed up, please remember:
IF YOU NEED A RIDE: please be at King Hall by 4:50
BRING $25, Checks payable to Jihoon Kim!
We will be meeting the players and also taking pictures with them, bring your cameras!

October 11: APALSA Study Hall

Room 1002 | 4:00-6PM 

Snacks provided!

Come out to study, socialize and otherwise mingle with your fellow APALSA members at King Hall!


October 7: District Attorney/Public Defender Panel

Room 2008 | Thursday, 10/7/10 @ 1PM

**Vietnamese Sandwiches provided!**
Interested in becoming a District Attorney or Public Defender, or in just learning more about criminal law? Join APALSA for our first of many speaker panels to come!
District Attorney Bruce Chang and Public Defender Hien Nguyen will share their experiences and other insights into our criminal justice system. There will be time reserved for Q&A at the end of the panel.
** District Attorney Bruce Chang is a King Hall Alum (Class of '05) and a former APALSA-er, so come out and show him some love! **

September 21: Big Sib/Lil Sib BBQ Social

It's finally here! 1L Lil Sibs have been matched with their Big Sibs and we will be having a BBQ Social this Tuesday to get acquainted for the first time! Be there or be square! Please see the attached spreadsheet to find out who your Lil Sib/Big Sib is!  Big Sibs, please contact your little Sibs & come out to the BBQ!!
**If you still want a Big Sib, or you don't see your name on the list, please email us: ucdapalsa@gmail.com.
Date: Tues 9/21
Time: 5 PM
 Location: Lakeshore Apts: 1175 Lake Blvd., Davis, CA (across the street from a small strip mall with a bunch of UHaul trucks parked).
**If anyone needs a ride, please email Jihoon at jihkim@ucdavis.edu or call him @ (562) 972-1532**
Monday, September 20 - APALSA Study Hall
Come out to study, socialize and otherwise mingle with your fellow APALSA members at King Hall! 
Time: 4-7 PM
Location: Room 1008 (Moot Court Room)
Snacks provided!