General Announcements

December 23, 2014


Happy Holidays from KALAGNY!


KALAGNY wishes all of our friends and members a very happy and healthy holiday and new year.


KALAGNY's 2014 Holiday Party


Thank you to everyone who joined us at our largest Holiday Party yet! Over 100 KALAGNY members and friends enjoyed drinks, food and wonderful company at Suite 36. To view photos, click here.



Save the Date for KALAGNY's 29th Anniversary Gala
Wednesday, June 10, 2015

 

Please save Wednesday, June 10, 2015 for our 29th Anniversary Gala at Capitale in the Bowery. *The Gala Committee's first meeting will be in January 2015.

To join the Committee and learn more, sign up here.


KALAGNY's FREE Claritas Investment Certificate Program Promotion


For more information or to apply, click here.


KALAGNY Monthly Pro Bono Clinic


Our monthly pro bono clinics are held in Manhattan and Flushing on the First Tuesday of
every month, 7-9pm.  Please spread the word to your family, friends and neighbors in need of legal counsel.

Manhattan @ Korean American Association of Greater New York ("KAAGNY")
149 West 24th Street, 6th Floor, NYC (between 6th and 7th Avenues) (map)


Flushing
@ Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York ("KCS")

35-56 159th Street, Flushing (map).
The KCS office is located a couple blocks away from the LIRR's Broadway stop.


KALAGNY, MinKwon & AABANY:
Pro Bono DACA Renewal Clinics

If you wish to volunteer, click here.

 

MAKE KALAGNY YOUR KALAGNY
Join KALAGNY Today


KALAGNY has numerous programs and activities. There is something for everyone.
Check out what we have been up toJoin today.


Job Announcements

 

All Job Postings - Check Out New Postings!

Click here to view our latest job postings.
Note: you must be a dues-paying KALAGNY member to access the member's only-section of our website that includes our job postings.

In The News!

Invitation for Remarks Regarding Honorable Douglas Hoffman

The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary (Committee) will be making recommendations to the Mayor concerning the qualifications of incumbent judges for reappointment to the Criminal, Family, and Interim Civil Court. Family Court Judge Douglas E. Hoffman's term will expire on March 4, 2015. Accordingly, the Committee is requesting that our members confidentially inform them of personal experience regarding Judge Hoffman's judicial temperament, treatment of attorneys, litigants and court personnel, fairness, ethics, legal ability, industriousness, case management skills, knowledge of current substantive and procedural law, punctuality, and any other relevant observations concerning the qualifications of Judge Hoffman.


Additionally, should there be any materially adverse information, the captions of cases, docket numbers, dates of court proceedings, a brief discussion of the relevant issues, and/or minutes of the court proceedings should be forwarded to the Committee as well. Only specific and verifiable information will be useful.


Because the Committee would like the information in a timely manner, responses should be forwarded directly to the Committee:


Ms. Desiree Kim, Executive Director
Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary
100 Gold Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038.

(212) 312-0970/Fax
(212) 788-6800/Phone


Pilot Project in the Commercial Division, NY County - Request for Candidates to Serve as Special Masters


Please click here to see a letter from Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti seeking experienced commercial litigators who are no longer practicing to serve as Voluntary Special Masters for this new program.


NY State Board of Law Examiners Recommends Uniform Bar Exam
-Extension of Public Comment Period


For more information, click here.



If you have news to share, please email: kalagny@gmail.com.



Other Announcements


NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship 2015-2017

Application Deadline - December 31, 2014


The NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship Program was launched in 2004 to address the need for attorneys working on behalf of the Asian Pacific American populations. Recognizing that many obstacles prevent committed attorneys from practicing public interest law, including the shortage of entry-level jobs, the NLF Community Law Fellowship provides an opportunity for a new attorney to gain substantive experience at a nonprofit national or community-based organization during the two-year Fellowship period.

For more information and to apply, click here.


Restore NYC New Year's Eve Benefit - December 31, 2014


For more information, click here.


Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program - Application Deadline is January 12, 2015


For more information and to apply, click here.


KAAGNY 55th Korean Night and Celebration - January 13, 2015


For more information about the event, click here.

To submit a nomination form for the Greatest Generation Award, click here.

To submit a nomination form for the Person of the Year, click here.


Korean Prosecutors Association Paid Externship Program - Application Deadline is January 17, 2015


For more information and to apply, click here.


Save the Date for JALBCA's Spring Symposium - March 10, 2015


Please save the date for the Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert Spring Symposium,
which will take place on March 10, 2015 in NYC.
For more information, click here.


Save the Date for KALCA's 2015 Gala - March 20, 2015


Save the Date for KAFSC's 2015 Gala - May 15, 2015


The Korea Society

For additional information on The Korea Society, click here.

 

 

KALAGNY Officers
Kyun Yi, President
Bridgette Ahn, VP of Programs & Committees
Karen Kim, VP of Membership
EJ Thorsen, VP of Communications
Min Lee, Treasurer

Yosef Lee, Secretary


KALAGNY Governors
Dan Cho

Kenneth K. Cho
Eve Cho Guillergan
Sung Kim
Chul Pak
Maria Park

Chad Sjoquist

Grace Yang
Suyon Yi

Kenneth K. Yoon


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