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KABA-SD Endorsements

August 31st, 2017 No comments

1. KABA-SD Endorses David M. Majchrzak for San Diego County Bar Association Board of Directors

The KABA-SD Board has voted to endorse David M. Majchrzak for a seat on the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Board of Directors. As a seasoned ethicist, Mr. Majchrzak has used his expertise to serve different diversity bar organizations in San Diego, especially by giving presentations to members of San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association and Tom Homann LGBT Law Association on the topic of legal ethics. Once on the SDCBA Board, Mr. Majchrzak intends to continue collaborating with different diversity bar organizations in town, such as KABA-SD, to promote diversity in the San Diego legal community. The KABA-SD Board is proud to support Mr. Majchrzak in his candidacy for the SDCBA Board.

2. KABA-SD Endorses Linh Lam for San Diego County Bar Association Board of Directors

The KABA-SD Board has voted to endorse Linh Lam for a seat on the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Board of Directors. Ms. Lam, as Immediate Past President of Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego, has demonstrated her strong leadership skills and deep commitment to diversity. Throughout her career, she has supported other diversity bar organizations, including KABA-SD. Once on the SDCBA Board, Ms. Lam seeks to develop SDCBA policies and programs to aid professional development, and ultimately retention, of diversity attorneys, and to raise awareness of the importance of mental and emotional health. The KABA-SD Board is proud to support Ms. Lam in her candidacy for the SDCBA Board.

3. KABA-SD Endorses Judy S. Bae for San Diego County Bar Association Board of Directors

The KABA-SD Board has voted to endorse Judy S. Bae for a seat on the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Board of Directors. Ms. Bae is strongly committed to diversity and the community, having served as President of the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego this year. Throughout her career, Ms. Bae has supported other diversity bar organizations, including supporting various events hosted by KABA-SD. Once on the SDCBA Board, Ms. Bae seeks to continue fostering diversity in the legal profession and to provide platforms for younger attorneys to be successful in their careers. Ms. Bae’s commitment to promote diversity in the legal profession and her desire to involve and educate younger attorneys make her a great candidate for the SDCBA Board. The KABA-SD Board is proud to support Ms. Bae in her candidacy for the SDCBA Board.

4. KABA-SD Endorses Teodora D. Purcell for San Diego County Bar Association Board of Directors

The KABA-SD Board has voted to endorse Teodora D. Purcell for a seat on the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Board of Directors. Ms. Purcell, as an immigrant, is deeply committed to diversity in the legal profession and has supported other diversity bar organizations, especially through her involvement with Lawyers Club of San Diego. Ms. Purcell has held leadership positions in various SDCBA section, namely Committee and Section Council and Immigration Law Section. Once on the SDCBA Board, Ms. Purcell seeks to provide more mentorship programs to younger attorneys, to promote diversity in the legal profession, and to provide opportunities for attorneys to give back to the community through community service and/or pro bono work. The KABA-SD Board is proud to support Ms. Purcell in her candidacy for the SDCBA Board.

KABA-SD Interview Workshop

February 16th, 2017 No comments

INTERVIEW WORKSHOP FINAL

KABA-SD Escape Room – Challenge: Completed!

January 31st, 2017 No comments

A big thanks to those who came out and participated! We successfully escaped!

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KABA-SD Speaker Event: Legal Ethics

January 31st, 2017 No comments

KABA PALSD MCLE

KABA-SD Escape Room Event!

January 28th, 2017 No comments

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KABA-SD Membership Mixer at Bootlegger!

October 10th, 2016 No comments

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KABA-SD Ninth Annual Dinner: September 15, 2016

August 25th, 2016 No comments

2016 KABA-SD Anuual Dinner Flyer


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KABA-SD Bar Scholarship Recipients Named

August 2nd, 2016 No comments

KABA-SD is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 KABA-SD Bar Exam Scholarships. KABA-SD has great confidence that both recipients are headed for meaningful careers and much success. After reviewing each candidate’s written application materials, conducting personal interviews, and conferring with references, the Scholarship Committee has decided to award this year’s KABA-SD Bar Scholarships to Jonathan Chikamoto and Suzane Santiago-Hinkle:

Jonathan Chikamoto obtained his undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Philosophy at Linfield College. He is currently a law student at California Western School of Law and is graduating in April 2017. Jonathan is active in the local community and involved in various organizations in and out of law school. In particular, Jonathan was the President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA), a student representative for the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego (PALSD), and an active member of KABA-SD. Jonathan also frequently volunteers his time to various diversity bar organizations in San Diego, and will be heavily involved with the new Japanese American Bar Association in San Diego. He hopes to pursue a career in trust and estates.

Suzane Santiago-Hinkle obtained her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Guam. She is currently a law student at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and is graduating in May 2017. Suzane has been involved in various organizations throughout law school. She served on two student organization boards, including the La Raza Law Students Association and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA). She will be serving as the President of APALSA for the 2016-2017 academic year and will also serve as a student representative for the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego (PALSD). Suzane hopes to pursue a career as an immigration attorney, with the ultimate goal of becoming a judicial officer.

Congratulations to both Jonathan Chikamoto and Suzane Santiago-Hinkle, and thank you to all who showed interest in and supported this year’s KABA-SD Bar Scholarship program.

KABA-SD Mixer with KAC and Convoy District: Thursday, July 28

July 25th, 2016 No comments

2016 KABA-SD KAC and Convoy Mixer Flyer

KABA-SD Awarding Two $1,000 Bar Exam Scholarships: July 15, 2016 Application Deadline

July 5th, 2016 No comments

KABA-SD is happy to announce that this year it is again awarding two $1,000 scholarships to eligible individuals to take or re-take the California State Bar examination. The scholarship will assist in covering the cost of the Bar Exam and is not restricted to Koreans or individuals of Korean descent. Selection factors include, but are not limited to, academic achievement, work experience, activities, and post law school goals; demonstrated leadership and commitment to community service, particularly to the Korean and Korean American communities and other diverse communities; and financial need.

The application deadline is July 15, 2016. The KABA-SD scholarship committee will select and notify finalists for interviews. Please read the scholarship announcement, and see the scholarship application form, for more information. Direct any questions to kaba.sd@gmail.com.