CVLS Launches “Lawyers Helping Our Community” to Provide Legal Services to the Asian American Community During COVID-19

In light of the Chinatown Pro Bono Clinic being suspended due to COVID-19, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (“CVLS”) has established a new program called Lawyers Helping Our Community (“LHOC”) to help the Asian American community in Chicago. LHOC has a set of specific service areas that are tailored to COVID-19 …

April 22, 2020: Illinois Attorney General and Cook County State Attorney stand with APPI Community in Condemning Surge of Discrimination and Hate Crimes during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Click here to read Attorney General’s press release. And click here to read State Attorney Foxx’s post.

October 11, 2018: CABA Installation Gala (Recap.)

On October 11, 2018, CABA hosted its Annual Installation Gala at McAndrews Held & Malloy. Sharon Hwang was presented with the Laura C. Liu Lifetime Achievement Award; Tuyet Le was presented with the Distinguished Service in Law Award; and Jeffrey Koh was presented with the Presidential Leadership Award. The Honorable …

August 7, 2018: Legal Malpractice Pitfalls and Ethical Traps CLE (Event Recap.)

On August 7, 2018, the Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago (“CABA”) and the Chicago Committee of the Japanese American Bar Association (“JABA”) presented a legal malpractice panel focusing on legal malpractice pitfalls and ethical traps. Topics covered included: attorney competence; statute of limitations; handling of client funds; client …

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 …