June 23, 2018: CABA’s Team “Fishing Expedition” Participates in the 18th Annual Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy (Event Recap.)

On June 23, 2018, CABA’s team “Fishing Expedition,” led by Captain and CABA Board Member George Wu, participated in the 18th Annual Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy at Ping Tom Memorial Part in Chicago’s Chinatown. CABA thanks its members, its team “Fishing Expedition,” and its loyal supporters for the …

June 20-21, 2018: 6th Annual Minority Bar CLE Conference with ISBA (Event Recap.)

This year, CABA once again participated in the ISBA’s Annual Minority Bar CLE Conference. CABA’s Panel, spearheaded by CABA Board Member Elaine Sit, concentrated on Elder Law and was titled, “Elder Law Issue Spotting and Best Practices in Guardianship Matters.” Moderator: Elaine C. Sit, Law Office of Elaine C. Sit, …

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, …

May 7-8, 2018: CABA Members Participate in NAPABA Lobby Day (Event Recap)

On May 7 and 8, CABA joined forces with other NAPABA members from across the country to inform members of Congress and their staffers on issues of importance to the Asian Pacific American community. This year, we discussed with Congressional members and staffers the Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2018 (S. …

May 17, 2018: CABA Board Member Elaine Sit to be Honored at Law & Disorder

Congratulations to long-time CABA Board Member Elaine Sit, who will be honored on May 17, 2018 for her dedication in providing pro bono services to low-income clients. Elaine is being honored for her outstanding work with the CVLS Chinatown Pro Bono Legal Clinic. Location: River Roast (315 N. LaSalle Street) …