General Announcements

November 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

KALAGNY wishes you and your loved ones a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.

Save the Date for KALAGNY's Annual Holiday Party 

December 16, 2014



Details to be provided. For now, please save the date and spread the word!

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)

@ 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.

Pro Bono DACA Renewal Clinics

If you wish to volunteer, click here.


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, including new in-house opportunities at GM.
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!

Congresswoman Meng Calls for Korean-American Day in NYC

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) recently voiced her support for a resolution to commemorate January 13th as Korean-American Day in New York City, by providing written testimony for a hearing heldby the NYC Council Committee on Cultural Affairs. To read her testimony submitted to the panel's Chairman, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Queens), click here

Invitation for Comments regarding Judge Tandra L. Dawnson

The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary will be making recommendations to the Mayor concerning the qualifications of incumbent Family Court Judge Tandra L. Dawson, whose term will expire on February 9, 2015. To see the Committee's request for confidential comments, click here

NY State Board of Law Examiners Recommends Uniform Bar Exam

-Extension of Public Comment Period

For more information and to provide public comment, click here.

For the press release for extending the comment period for New York's proposed adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam, click here.

KALAGNY Women's Committee Meeting with Jimmy Lee, Executive Director of Restore NYC

On November 24, 2014, Jimmy Lee, Executive Director of Restore NYC spoke with KALAGNY's Women's Committee about sex trafficking in New York and in the US and the organization's work to restore the well-being and independence of foreign national survivors. To view photo, click here.

KALAGNY & Morgan Stanley: Unconscious Bias, a Conversation with Duane Hughes

On November 17, 2014, KALAGNY and Morgan Stanley jointly hosted "Unconscious Bias, a Conversation with Duane Hughes," Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, International Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, about unconscious stigmas and minority attrition, in particular in the workplace. To view photos, click here.

KALAGNY's Pro Bono Attorneys Appreciation Night

On November 14, 2014, KALAGNY held a dinner in appreciation of our pro bono clinic's volunteer attorneys. To view photos, click here.

KALAGNY @ KACF 2014 Gala

On November 12, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended and supported the KACF 2014 Gala. To view photos, click here.

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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.

How to Become an Assistant District Attorney - December 3, 2014

For more information and to register, click here.

DRI Event Insurance Coverage & Practice Symposium - December 4-5, 2014

For more information about the symposium and to register, click here.

*DRI offers discounts to those interested in becoming first time DRI members.  Those that attend the Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium receive $100 off of their first year of membership fees.  Additionally, those who are members of State and Local Defense Organizations are entitled to their first year of DRI membership free.  DRI also offers discounted membership and registration to law students as set forth on the website,

Asian-Americans and the Law: New York Pioneers in the Judiciary
December 15, 2014

Presentation on Asian-American legal history featuring historic photographs

Hon. Denny Chin, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

A conversation with the first three Asian American judges in New York

Hon. Randall T. Eng, Presiding Justice, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York State Supreme Court

Hon. Peter Tom, Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department, New York State Supreme Court

Hon. Dorothy Chin-Brandt, New York State Supreme Court, Queens County Criminal Court

Moderator: Hon. Denny Chin

6:30 - 8:15pm
New York City Bar Association
42 W. 44th Street
New York, NY

CLE Pending 

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

NYCLA 100th Annual Dinner - December 17, 2014

For  more information, click here.

NYC Bar General Counsels Diversity and Inclusion Forum - December 18, 2014

For more information and to register, click here.

The Korea Society

For additional information on The Korea Society, click here.




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