November 10, 2018: CABA Co-Hosts Special Screening of “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” (Event Recap.)

On Saturday, November 10, 2018, the Chinese American Bar Association, along with the Chinese American Citizens Alliance and the Chinese American Museum of Chicago co-hosted a special screening of “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail.” Abacus Federal Savings Bank was the only U.S. bank indicted for mortgage fraud related to the …

Cheer on CABA’s Dragon Boat Race Team: “Fishing Expedition” (this Saturday: June 23, 2018)

Join in on the fun this Saturday and cheer on CABA’s “Fishing Expedition” team at Chinatown’s annual Dragon Boat Race event! The event will be from 8am-5pm (Ping Tom Park), though CABA’s team will be racing at 10:20 AM. With the help of our sponsors, we will have lunch for …

June 28, 2018: Judicial Reception Celebrating Newly Elected Cook County Judges

CABA is proud to serve as a co-sponsor for the All Asian Bar Summer Cocktail Reception on June 28 at the University Club of Chicago (76 E. Monroe), 5:00-7:00 PM. This event, hosted in conjunction with the AABA, FALA, JABA, KABA, and SABA, will feature an open bar and passed …

May 17, 2018: CABA Board Member Elaine Sit Receives 2018 CVLS Pro Bono Honor Roll Award

On May 17, 2018, CABA Board Member and Historian, Elaine C. Sit, received her 2018 CVLS Pro Bono Honor Roll Award from Rebekah Azar Rashidfarokhi, Director of CVLS Guardian ad litem for Minors Program at Law & Disorder, an annual fundraiser featuring comedy and fun for CVLS. Elaine was honored …

May 22, 2018: CABA Legal Panel in Partnership with CMAA (Event Recap)

On May 22, CABA hosted a legal panel at Chinese Mutual Aid Association tailored to small business practices. Entrepreneurs asked our panelists questions focused on business structure and taxes, employee immigration issues, administrative hearings, and City of Chicago health code inspections. Special thanks to Anne Shaw, Di Fu, Kai Lo, …

April 24, 2018: CABA Honors Gary Zhao at CBA’s Vanguard Awards

On April 24, 2018, CABA honored former CABA president and current CABA Board Member Gary Zhao at the Chicago Bar Association’s Annual Vanguard Awards Reception. The Vanguard Awards Ceremony has historically recognized lawyers, judges, and/or organizations whose leadership has made a difference in improving diversity and inclusion within Chicago’s legal …

Call for Participants on CABA’s Team for 2018 Dragon Boat Race (June 23, 2018)

CABA is participating in the 2018 Dragon Boat Race for Literacy, organized by the Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce. We are looking for both participants and supporters to cheer on our team! Date/Time: June 23, 2018 (Saturday) – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Ping Tom Memorial Park in Chicago’s …