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August 21, 2016

APALSA First General Meeting

Friday, August 26, 2016 | Central Park | 6pm-8pm

Join APALSA for our first general meeting of the school year to learn more about what we have to offer and how to get involved! Lunch will be provided! Information about 1L board member applications and the Big Sib/Lil Sib program applications will also be available at the general meeting.

APALSA Welcome BBQ

Friday, August 26, 2016 | Central Park | 6pm-8pm

Come enjoy the last days of summer with fellow Asian American law students and celebrate the end of the first week of school! See attached flyer for more details. For more information, please contact Samantha Carrasco (skcarrasco@ucdavis.edu). See you there!

APALSA Big Sib/Lil Sib Program

Sign up to be in the Big Sib/Lil Sib! Students new to King Hall, sign up for your own APALSA Big Sib who will be able to help you with navigating King Hall and give you advice about your legal education as well as life. If you had a Big Sib, please sign up to be a mentor to the new members of APALSA. Even if you did not have a Big Sib but want to help mentor the new students, sign up. The application and more information will be announced next week. Stay tuned!

AABA Mentorship Program

The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area is now taking applications for the AABA Mentorship Program. They match law students and young attorneys with more senior attorney mentors experienced in particular practice areas (which range from criminal and corporate law, to in-house and government practice, to public interest and immigration law), forming “families” that can offer guidance in every aspect of professional and personal development. This is a great opportunity to establish a relationships with practicing attorneys and get advice about law school, job searching and OCI, and the practice of law.

How to Join the Mentorship Program:
(1) Become an AABA member (Membership fee is only $15 for law students)
(2) Fill out this questionnaire by Tuesday, August 30, 2016
(3) Attend the Mentorship Kickoff Mixer
       Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
       Time: 6pm
       Location: Nossaman, LLP (50 California St., 34th Floor, San Francisco)
       RSVP for the Kickoff Mixer here by Friday, September 2, 2016

For more information about the Mentorship Program, click here. If you have any questions, please contact the committee co-chairs, Jinah Conroy (jinahconroy@gmail.com), Yuki Ku (yku@hansonbridgett.com) or Wade Chow (wade.k.chow@sfgov.org).


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