March 19, 2018     ELECTIONS & COMMITTEES UPDATES

  • 2018 Elections and General Membership Meeting (April 18); Nominations Committee's Candidate List
  • All KALAGNY Committees:  Sign-Up Redesign


S
pecial Announcement re: Elections & Annual Meeting

> Election & General Membership Meeting: April 18, 2018, 7-9 p.m.
> Nominations Committee's Candidate List Posted

 

KALAGNY's 2018 Elections and Annual Membership Meeting will take place on April 18 from 7-9 p.m. at the Museum of Korean American Heritage (149 W. 24th Street, Manhattan).  All are welcome to this event but only eligible members may vote.


Click here to RSVP for the annual membership meeting.


Available Positions
Elections are for five (5) Governor positions on the KALAGNY Board.  All positions are for two-year terms. Terms commence July 1, 2018. To view KALAGNY's current bylaws,
click here.
 


Eligibility Requirements to Serve as a Board Member
Only those members in good standing who have been admitted to practice law in any jurisdiction, and who have been members in good standing for at least two (2) years, cumulatively, within the three (3) years immediately prior to the nomination, may run for a Governor position.  A member in "good standing" is defined as a member (a) whose membership has not been suspended or revoked as of the Election Date, and (b) who has paid in full his or her membership dues as of the Record Date.  (See below for relevant dates.)


Nominations Committee's Slate of Candidates
The KALAGNY Nominations Committee has selected the following candidates for the five Governor positions:

  • Honorable Judy H. Kim
  • Chul Pak
  • Maria Park
  • J. John Kim
  • James Y. Lee 

**If you wish to be considered as an alternative candidate for Governor on the Ballot Form, please email your Statement of Interest and Resume to kalagny@gmail.com no later than April 2, 2018, 11:59 p.m. (EST). All qualified alternative candidates submitted by that deadline will be added to the Ballot Form. Late submissions will not be added to the Ballot Form.

 

RELEVANT DATES
Record Date - January 31, 2018. 
You must have been a current dues-paid KALAGNY member as of the Record Date to be eligible to seek election and to vote in the election.


Submission Date - March 5, 2018.  Statements of Interest were due to be submitted to kalagny@gmail.com no later than March 5, 2018, 11:59 pm. 


Distribution Date - March 19, 2018.  Information regarding the slate of Governor candidates selected by the Nominations Committee must be circulated by no later than the Distribution Date. The slate has also been posted here on the KALAGNY website.


Deadline to Submit Additional Nominees - April 2, 2018.  The names of any additional nominees to be added to the ballot form must be submitted to kalagny@gmail.com by April 2, 2018, 11:59 p.m. 


Ballot Date - April 6, 2018.  The ballot form will be made available on the KALAGNY website. Members wishing to vote must hand in their ballots in person by no later than 8:00 p.m. on the Election Date. You may not cast your vote by proxy.


Election Date & General Membership Meeting - April 18, 2018.  KALAGNY's elections and annual general membership meeting will take place on the evening of April 18, 2018.   All are welcome to this event but only eligible members may vote.  Light dinner and refreshments will be served.


If you have any questions, please contact us at kalagny@gmail.com.



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CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS:  See important membership information below.


Having a highly-regarded practice in the current legal landscape entails more than just the quality of your work product.  It also requires a strong network and an awareness of trends in your practice area, not just for the sake of developing business, but also to make the "work" in your work/life balance more personally rewarding.


KALAGNY's committees have provided our members with countless opportunities to enrich these aspects of their legal practice, whether by offering CLEs and other programs, planning and hosting social gatherings or simply bringing members together to collaborate on a committee's shared goals.  Committee participation encourages members to build closer relationships and become long-term resources for their fellow committee members.


KALAGNY's online committee sign-up page has been redesigned to make it easier for our members to join the committee(s) of their choice.  To join, select "Join a KALAGNY Committee" on the left sidebar on our homepage.  On that page, click the name of your desired committee to open the corresponding form.  Once your form is received and your eligibility is confirmed, you will receive an email confirming your committee membership.


CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS To remain on a committee's active member list, please reconfirm your committee membership by filling out a sign-up form for your current committee according to the instructions above.  Thank you!


The current KALAGNY member committees are:


Immigration Committee
In-House Committee*
*Attorneys currently practicing in-house are full members of the committee; any other persons on the committee are associate members.

IP Committee

Law Student Outreach Committee

Litigation Committee

New Jersey Committee

Prosecutors Committee*
*Current prosecutors are full members of the committee; any other persons on the committee are associate members.

Queens/Long Island Committee

Tax/Corporate Committee

Women's Committee


Our Committee Chairs look forward to meeting you (again) soon!
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