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Celebration of California’s 100 APA Judges

When: Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 5pm

Where: Orrick, 405 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

5:00-6:00 pm: Judges-only panel re defending a contested election (run by the California APA Judges Association)

6:00-8:00 pm: Celebration of 100 APA Judges

Register at: https://www.aaba-bay.com/event-3140247

For more information, please email aaba.bayarea@gmail.com.

2018 Bay Area In-House Counsel Compensation Survey

In-house attorneys are invited to participate in an anonymous survey about in-house compensation. The survey will close at midnight on Sunday, January 6th. The survey data will serve as a tool to equip the API in-house community with valuable insights into compensation trends across several industries in the Bay Area, and help our community negotiate competitively. Survey participants will receive a summary report upon the completion of the survey in January 2019. All survey responses will be kept confidential. 

API Joint Holiday Party


Wednesday, December 19, 2018
111 Minna Gallery (Zappa Room)
111 Minna St, SF CA
6 - 9pm

RSVP at bit.ly/APIHoliday2018


CONGRATULATIONS TO EUMI LEE - Our First Korean-American Judge in Alameda County!

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of 13 California superior court judges, which include: one in Alameda County; one in Contra Costa County; three in Los Angeles County; one in Riverside County; two in Sacramento County; three in San Diego County; one in Santa Clara County; and one in Solano County.

Conference on Empowering the Korean American Community of Northern California

When: November 17, 2018 @ 10:30am – 4pm

Where: KOTRA Silicon Valley Alaska Hall, 3003 North First Street, San Jose, CA


  • The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco
  • Korean Prosecutors Association (KPA) of Northern California
  • Korean American Bar Association Northern California (KABANC)


KABANC Pro Bono Clinic

Saturday, October 27, 2018 in San Jose @ 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


KABANC is committed to serving our community and strives to provide high quality legal advice to those community members with limited access.

AABA & KABANC Joint Mixer

Please join the joint mixer hosted by Asian American Bar Association (AABA) and the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California!

When: October 25, 2018 @ 6pm – 8pm

Where: Barbarossa Lounge, 714 Montgomery Street, San Francisco

Please RSVP at: https://www.aaba-bay.com/event-3066193/Registration

KABANC & IAKL Women’s Retreat

Please join Korean American Bar Association of Northern California’s (KABANC) and the International Association of Korean Lawyers’ (IAKL) Women’s Retreat!

When: Thursday, August 23, 2018 @12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Covington & Burling, 1 Front St., 35th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111



Catharina Min, Partner, Covington & Burling

Lisa Yang, Partner, LimNexus

Hogene Choi, Partner, Baker Botts

A. Marisa Chun, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

2018 KABANC Annual Gala

The Korean American Bar Association of Northern California (KABANC) is pleased to announce that Catharina MinPartner at Covington & Burling LLP, will be receiving the inaugural 2018 KABANC Trailblazer Award at this year's Annual Gala on September 21.  The KABANC Trailblazer Award recognizes the outstanding achievements, commitment, and leadership of a lawyer who has paved the way for the advancement of other Korean-A

AABA & KABANC Malpractice & Insurance Panel

When: Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6-8 p.m.

Where: HISCOX Insurance, 101 California Street, Suite 1950, San Francisco

- 1 Hr MCLE Credit Pending

- Food and Refreshments will be served



- Lorraine Walsh, Law Offices of Lorraine M. Walsh

- Mary Grace Guzman, Covington & Burling, LLP

- Tim Halloran, Murthy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney

- Jeff Senigaglia, OnePoint Business & Insurance Services



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