2015 KABA Annual Legal Seminar

The Korean American Bar Association of Washington (KABA) is excited to announce the upcoming 2015 KABA Annual Legal Seminar, scheduled to be held on October 11, 2015 at the Ramada Inn Tukwila. We are asking you to consider sponsoring this event.

Our Legal Seminar is an event that brings together Koreans foreign nationals and Korean Americans to educate the Korean community about the legal system, and to reduce common and sometimes preventable legal mistakes. Our priority, indeed the reason for our existence as a professional organization, is to help our community and this is one way we are doing so while also giving back to the community.

The Legal Seminar was a great success last year with more than 100 attendees. We had speakers on topics ranging from family law, business law, immigration law to business and real estate law. Many participants, including small business owners from all over Washington, had the opportunity to learn foundational information regarding the Washington legal system and its laws. The success of last year’s Seminar was due in part to the financial contributions of our sponsors.

We are looking for local businesses and organizations to help us make this year’s Legal Seminar another successful event for our community. We are seeking contributions of $500 – $1,000 to go directly to various fees and expenses associated with this event. In appreciation for your contribution, we will feature your name and logo in our promotional and program materials, make a special mention of your support on the day of and after the event in our newsletter, and have a table set up for you at the seminar at your request. If you have any ideas or suggestions that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Thank you in advance for your consideration. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact me at (206) 892-2160 or jessica [dot] yu [at] stokeslaw [dot] com.

Please click the following links for the English and Korean versions of the flyer for this event:

English – KABA Legal Seminar

Korean – KABA Legal Seminar

Walk for Rice Community Appreciation Event

Walk for Rice Community Appreciation
Saturday, July 18, 2015

10:30am to noon

10:00am tour of ACRS with Executive Director Diane Narasaki

Asian Counseling and Referral Service

3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S
Seattle, WA 98144

RSVP to 
events [at] acrs [dot] org.

Light refreshments and brunch served.

KABA Mariners Game!

KABA will be going to the Mariners-Rangers game on Friday, August 7! Unfortunately, group ticket sales have been closed but please feel free to join us at Girin for happy hour before the game.

Any friends and family are welcome!

Korean American Historical Society – Book Launch

It has been 30 years since Korean American Historical Society was founded in April, 1985.  Since then, a dream of the founders has been to publish a history of the Korean American Community in the Pacific Northwest.

That day has arrived!

On Thursday, June 4 , 6-8 pm, KAHS will celebrate the release of “Han in the Upper Left: a brief history of Korean Americans in the Pacific Northwest” at The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (719 S. King St, Seattle 98104).

Click here for the KAHS Book Launch Flyer

KABA/KAC/KAHPA Holiday Party

The Korean American organizations will be hosting a holiday party on Dec. 18th at 7PM at the Suite Lounge in Bellevue.

Join friends and colleagues for the last networking event of this year! The social will be a great opportunity to network with fellow KA professionals that serve our community

RSVP to Jessica Yu at jessica [dot] yu [at] stokeslaw [dot] com

KABA Legal Seminar

KABA Legal Seminar

You are invited to the KOREAN LEGAL SEMINAR

Purpose: To provide Korean foreign nationals and Korean Americans with foundational information regarding the American legal system and laws, to raise the collective legal IQ of the Korean community, and to reduce common and preventable legal mistakes.

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Venue: Ramada Inn Tukwila, SeaTac International Airport at 15901 W Valley Hwy, Tukwila, WA 98188


Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Chewon Lee
9:00 – Opening remarks – Consul General Duk-Ho Moon
9:10 – Session 1 – Criminal law – David O
10:00 – Session 2 – Family law – Rachel Luke
10:50 – Break
11:00 – Session 3 – Immigration law – Thomas Lee
11:50 – Interpreters – Robert Lichtenberg
12:00 – Korean Lunch – Wilshire Bank, New York Life, KAC testimony
12:30 – Session 4 – Business law – Jessica Yu
1:20 – Session 5 – Real Estate law – Dan Shin
2:10 – Closing remarks – Dan Shin

Sponsoring Organizations

Korean Consulate General, Korean American Coalition, Korean American Health Professionals Association, Korean Chamber of Commerce, New York Life Insurance, Washington Courts, Wilshire Bank

ABA Section of Family Law Diversity Scholarships

There are five (5) diversity scholarships available to attorneys who would like to attend the ABA Section of Family Law Spring Conference in Bermuda but may not have the financial resources to afford the cost.  The Conference is May 7-10, 2014.

If awarded a scholarship through this program, the awardees will receive a complimentary conference registration, participation in the Newcomers’ Teambuilding Event, the Friday social event, and up to $500 in travel reimbursement (in compliance with ABA and Section financial policies).  Send your completed application to Cynthia Swan by email: Cynthia [dot] Swan [at] americanbar [dot] org no later than April 2, 2014.  

For more information on the conference, you can visit www.ambar.org/famlawspring

SU KALSA Networking Event

SU KALSA is planning to do Korean bbq on Saturday April 19th at 1:00 p.m. at Golden Gardens

Food will be provided and KABA would only need to show up.

Please RSVP to Tina Ho (hot4 [at] seattleu [dot] edu) or Elaine Lee (leee10 [at] seattleu [dot] edu) if you plan on attending.

Mar 25 2014 reception to honor Hyeok Kim, Andy Hwang, and John Chun!

Please join KAC as they honor Hyeok Kim (Deputy Mayor of Seattle), Andy Hwang (Chief of Police, Federal Way), and John Chun (King County Superior Court Judge).

Additional Information is available here.

SABAW Annual Reception

Below is an invitation to join me at SABAW’s upcoming Annual Reception and fundraiser on Friday, October 4th at FareStart Restaurant.  Please email kanika [dot] chander [at] noa [dot] nintendo [dot] com if you’d like to attend.  You are also welcome to buy a ticket online, but your attendance is the most important thing 🙂

Click here for more information.

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