The KABA-SD Board has voted to endorse Stephanie Chow for a seat on the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Board of Directors. Ms. Chow has spent her legal career working for the California Department of Justice, Attorney General’s Office, during which time she has also served as President of the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego (PALSD) and as Chair of the SDCBA’s Ethnic Relations and Diversity Committee. Through this service, Ms. Chow has evidenced both her leadership abilities and her commitment to diversity, and the KABA-SD Board is certain that her election would enhance the SDCBA Board. The KABA-SD Board is proud to support Ms. Chow and her vision to improve the San Diego Country Bar Association as one of its Directors.
KABA-SD Annual Meeting: Wednesday, August 19
KABA-SD will be holding its Annual Meeting at 5:30pm on Wednesday, August 19 at the San Diego County Bar Association Center (401 West A Street, Suite 1100, in downtown San Diego). The Annual Meeting is open to all KABA-SD members, who are encouraged to attend and participate. At the Annual Meeting, KABA-SD will also hold elections to select the new Board.
Interested in Serving on the KABA-SD Board? Elections are Upcoming!
Are you interested in becoming more involved with the Korean American legal community, in making new friends, in networking, or in taking on a leadership community? If so, we encourage you to run for a position on KABA-SD’s 2015-16 Board of Directors. Elections are upcoming, and will be for the following positions:
- Vice President
- Director-at-Large (5)
The newly-elected Board will also be selecting one law student representative from among those interested at each of San Diego’s 3 law schools. For all interested in serving on the Board – whether as an officer, a director, or a student representative – please prepare a brief (1 page maximum) candidate statement and note the following deadlines and schedule:
- Friday, August 14: Nominations and Candidate Statements Due (email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Monday, August 17: Candidate Statements and Ballots Emailed to KABA-SD Members
- Wednesday, August 19: Annual Meeting and Election @ 5:30pm (SDCBA Bar Center)
- Friday, August 28: Absentee Ballots Due
- Thursday, September 3: New Board Announced (including selection of law student representatives)
- Tuesday, September 22: Installation of Board and Officers at KABA-SD Annual Dinner
Any and all current, dues-paid KABA-SD members are eligible to vote in the elections. Attorney members who are licensed to practice and in good standing with the California State Bar are eligible to serve as an officer or director-at-large. If you have any questions about your current standing or eligibility, please contact email@example.com. Thank you, and good luck!
After careful consideration, the KABA-SD Board has voted to endorse Brad Weinreb for the position of San Diego Superior Court judge. Mr. Weinreb is a long-time prosecutor, and the KABA-SD Board was impressed with his awareness of, and sensitivity to, the needs of the Asian communities and with his expressed his interests and support for such communities. Mr. Weinreb is knowledgeable in various topics including criminal and First Amendment issues; is attuned to the need for efficiency in the judicial system; has committed to local specialty bar associations; actively works to educate others through written articles and volunteer work with those in need; and shows fairness and neutrality, all of which will make him well-suited for the bench. The KABA-SD Board is proud to support Mr. Weinreb in his quest for this important position.
The KABA-SD Board has voted to endorse Lilys D. McCoy for a seat on the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Board of Directors. Since 1992, Ms. McCoy has served on the boards and committees of numerous legal organizations, including the SDCBA, Lawyers Club, and San Diego Inn of Court. After practicing 22 years as a consumer attorney, Ms. McCoy joined Thomas Jefferson School of Law as the supervisor of the Trial Team and director of the Center for Solo Practitioners and the Solo Practice Concentration. Throughout her career, Ms. McCoy has demonstrated her dedication to the legal profession, diversity, and equal access to justice. The KABA-SD Board is proud to support Ms. McCoy and her vision to improve the legal profession as a Director of the San Diego Country Bar Association.