2014, Year in Review
2014, Year in Review
KALAGNY's 2014 Holiday Party
On December 16, 2014, over 100 KALAGNY members and friends joined us at our 2014 Holiday Party at Suite 36. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY with Ambassador Se-Joo Son at the UN Evening of Friendship
On December 12, 2014, KALAGNY officers and board members attended an Evening of Friendship hosted by Ambassador Se-Joo Son. To view photos, 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.
KALAGNY @ NAPABA 2014 Convention in Arizona
On November 6-9, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended the 2014 NAPABA Confernece in Arizona. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY Mentorship Program Kickoff Reception
On October 16, 2014, KALAGNY's Mentorship Program held its Kickoff Reception at New York Life. Mentors and mentees enjoyed the evening meeting one another and getting excited for the upcoming mentorship year. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY at St. John's Law APALSA General Meeting
On October 8, 2014, KALAGNY's Boardmember Eve Cho Guillergan and VP EJ Thorsen presented on behalf of KALAGNY at the General Meeting of the APALSA at St. John's University School of Law. To view photos, click here.
IAKL Conference in NYC
From October 2-October 5, 2014, KALAGNY and IAKL co-hosted this year's IAKL Conference at Fordham Law School. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY at the Korean Day Parade
On October 4, 2014, KALAGNY marched proudly in this year's rainy Korean Day Parade, then enjoyed lunch together at Han Bat. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY's Annual Flushing BBQ
On September 29, 2014, KALAGNY held its annual Flushing Dinner at Shin Jung Restaurant, where members and friends connected and reconnected over Korean BBQ. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY's President Kyun Yi sworn in as Executive Council of the Network of Bar Leaders
On September 29, 2014, KALAGNY President Kyun Yi was sworn in at the Appellate Division, Second Department, as the Network of Bar Leaders Executive Council by the Honorable Randall Eng. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY @ CM Vallone's Korean Community
On September 23, 2014, KALAGNY attended a Korean Community Leadership meeting hosted by City Councilmember Paul Vallone and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. Various leaders and representatives of the Korean American community and interests attended to share and discuss the needs and happenings of the community.
KALAGNY Women's Committee Event
On September 23, 2014, KALAGNY's Women's Committee participated in "Escape the Room," a fun and interactive game night where participants in a room were given clues to figure out together how to get out of the room in 1 hour. View photos here.
KALAGNY @ Hofstra Law School
On September 22, 2014, KALAGNY participated in Hofstra Law School's Bar Association Fair. View photos here.
KALAGNY + IAKL Joint Mixer
On September 18, 2014, KALAGNY and IAKL held a joint mixer and reception at Krush Bar to kick off the upcoming IAKL Conference in NYC. View photos here.
Meet & Greet with NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito
On September 12, 2014, KALAGNY attended a meet and greet event hosted by NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. View photos here.
KALAGNY Immigration & Prosecutors Committees
Joint Happy Hour
On August 26, 2014, KALAGNY's Immigration Committee and Prosecutors Committee held a joint happy hour event.
To view photo, click here.
KALAGNY 2nd Annual Picnic
KALAGNY Celebrates 69th Anniversary of Korea's
8/15 Independence Day
On August 15, 2014, KALAGNY helped celebrate Korea's 69th 8/15 Independence Day at the KAAGNY celebration event in Flushing, NY, along with community leaders, representatives and members of numerous Korean American organizations.
KALAGNY Supports Comfort Women Survivors
KALAGNY Seminar at Queens Library
On July 19, 2014, KALAGNY Immigration Committee members Lynn Cho, Jae S. Lee and Eve Guillergan (chair) gave an informational seminar on the basics of immigration law to the Korean-American community at the Queens Library in Fresh Meadows, New York. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY for DACA
On July 8, 2014, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), along with KALAGNY's Eve Cho Guillergan and local elected officials and immigration advocacy groups, urged young undocumented immigrants in the New York area to enroll and reapply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,
an initiative implemented in June 2012 that provides temporary protection against deportation.
For Congresswoman Meng's press release, click here.
To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY Supports Immigration Reform
KALAGNY @ APALA NJ
On June 26, 2014, KALAGNY attended the APALA NJ 2014 Gala.
To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY @ NYIC
On June 23, 2014, KALAGNY attended the New York Immigration Coalition 2014 Gala. To view photos, click here.
KALAGNY 2014 Gala
Our 28th Anniversary Gala was a great success!
KALAGNY @ Ambassadors Reception
On May 12, 2014, KALAGNY attended a reception at the Korean Consulate. In attendance were Consul General Se-Ju Son of Korea, Amb. Ho-young An of Korea, Amb. Sung Kim of the U.S., and former Congressman Donald Manzullo, President of KEI.
KALAGNY @ JALBCA
On May 12, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended JALBCA's annual gala.
KALAGNY @ Citizenship Day
On May 10, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends volunteered at the NYC citizenship application day.
KALAGNY's Happy Hour in Long Island
On May 6, 2014, KALAGNY held its first Happy Hour in Long Island!
KALAGNY's Financial Planning CLE
On April 30, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended a CLE program on financial planning for young lawyers.
KALAGNY @ KALCA's 2014 Gala
On April 17, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends joined together at
Lee Anav Chung White & Kim LLP for our 2014 Mid-Term Elections and General Membership Meeting. We enjoyed wine and sushi!
Congratulations to current board members who were re-elected: Bridgette Ahn, Chul Pak and Maria Park. We also congratulate our newly elected board member: Sung Kim. Term commences July 1, 2014 and ends June 30, 2016.
KALAGNY's Board Member: Eve Cho Guillergan
On April 5, 2014, KALAGNY's Board Member, Eve Cho Guillergan, was honored by NYC Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.
Le Midi. We enjoyed complimentary drinks and food. There were many winners of our raffle, including a ticket to our 28th Anniversary Gala at the Harvard Club on June 10, 2014.
KALAGNY Joins the March 1st Celebration
On March 1, 2014, KALAGNY joined numerous Korean American groups in celebration of March 1st.
KALAGNY's VP: EJ Thorsen
On February 27, 2014, KALAGNY's VP, EJ Thorsen, was honored by the Queens Courier.
KALAGNY @ AABABY Gala
On February 26, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends attended AABANY's annual gala.
On January 30, 2014, mentors in KALAGNY's Mentorship Program gathered for the first annual Mentors Reception at Gaonuri in NYC.
On January 24-26, 2014, KALAGNY members and friends joined together for a weekend ski trip at Belleayre.