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 …

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, …

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) …

April 27, 2018: “Development of Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law with respect to the US and Asia-Pacific Mini-Conference”

CABA is delighted to co-host, along with South Asian Bar Association of Chicago, FALA Chicago, Asian American Bar Association of Chicago, and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office: “Development of Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law with respect to the US and Asia-Pacific Mini-Conference”   The event will be primarily hosted by …

April 26, 2018: Legal Trends Panel on Technological Developments in the Law

Tickets: legaltrends.eventbrite.com Legal Trends Panel on Technological Developments in the Law Thursday April 26th, 6 – 8 PM Please join us for an exciting panel discussion on the legal trends likely to impact your practice. Catherine Sanders Reach – Digital Security Mobile exploits, Internet of Things, dangers, permissions and privacy …