July 2018    ANNOUNCEMENTS 


 KALAGNY's Upcoming Events

  • Diversity Tax Day for Professionals Working with Limited English Proficiency Taxpayers (July 11)
  • In-House Committee Summer Social (July 26)
  • Pro Bono Clinics in Manhattan and Queens (Aug 7)
Other Announcements
  • Community Tax Events in Queens (July 10) and the Bronx (July 12)
  • KAFSC Summer Soiree (July 13)
  • Mayor's Advisory Committee Seeks Input on Incumbent Judges
  • Job Postings


 KALAGNY's UPCOMING EVENTS


Diversity Tax Day CLE:  Tax Professionals Working with Limited English Proficiency Taxpayers
Wednesday, July 11
(CLE credit:  4.0 credits)


This free CLE is designed for tax attorneys, other tax professionals and anyone else who works on audits, appeals or tax controversy with persons having limited English proficiency.  The program will feature public and private sector practitioners speaking on a wide range of tax matters, including resident alien issues, tax audits, planning and civil and criminal tax penalties.


This Diversity Tax Day CLE will take place on Wednesday, July 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m at Venable LLP's Manhattan offices (Rockefeller Center, 24th Floor).  You can view the event flyer here.  For more information, please contact Margaret Ling at margaret.ling@aabany.org.


In-House Counsel Committee Summer Social
Thursday, July 26

A message from In-House Counsel Committee Co-Chairs Dan Cho and Irene Han:


KALAGNY’s In-House Counsel Committee is pleased to invite you to its Summer Social at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 26 at Five Iron Golf, a brand-new, state-of-the-art indoor golf and entertainment boutique located at 138 5th Ave. near Union Square. The Summer Social promises to be a fun evening of food, drinks, conversation, and games. A professional golf instructor will be on hand to provide instruction to golfers at all levels, from beginner to advanced. The venue also offers a number of other activities, such as ping-pong and shuffleboard.


The event is free of charge for all in-house counsel thanks to the generosity of our sponsor, Consilio.

Sp
ace is limited so kindly RSVP here.  We look forward to a fun-filled evening with all of you!


Manhattan and Queens Pro Bono Clinics
Tuesday, August 7


KALAGNY's pro bono clinics are held in Manhattan and Queens on the first Tuesday of every month, from 7-9 PM.  The next clinics will take place on August 7, 2018 at the locations listed below. 


Please spread the word to family, friends and neighbors in need of legal counsel.  A Korean-language flyer describing our services can be found here (pdf).

  • Manhattan @ Korean American Association of Greater New York ("KAAGNY") - 149 West 24th Street, 6th Floor, NYC (between 6th and 7th Avenues) (map) 
  • Queens @ Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York ("KCS") – 203-05 32nd Avenue, Bayside, NY  11361 (map)

For more information, including on how to volunteer, please go to "Pro Bono Clinics" on the left sidebar on our home page or simply click here.



OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS


Community Tax Events for Limited English Proficiency Taxpayers
Tuesday, July 10
(Queens) and Thursday, July 12 (Bronx)


Free Tax Seminar - Tuesday, July 10

On Tuesday, July 10 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Queens Library in Flushing (41-17 Main Street), the NYC Office of the Taxpayer Advocate will present a free taxpayer seminar on topics including getting an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), IRS and Small Business Administration programs to assist businesses and NYC business and property tax issues, all followed by a one-on-one Q&A session.  View the flyer for the Queens event here (pdf).


Free Taxpayer Assistance - Thursday, July 12

On Thursday, July 12 from 5:30-8:00 p.m., the IRS’s Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), New York State, and NYC Advocates will be available at the Rotunda, 851 Grand Concourse in the Bronx(map) to assist taxpayers with their tax problems that they have not been able to resolve. The IRS’s Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) Policy Section will be on site to assist with ITIN applications and problem resolution.  View the flyer for the Bronx event here (pdf).

KAFSC Summer Soirée
Friday, July 13

The Korean American Family Service Center's (KAFSC) Associate Board of Directors invites SPARK members and friends to its 5th Annual Summer Soirée on Friday, July 13 at 287 Gallery in Chelsea (map).


Join KAFSC for this summer night of fun for a great cause - all proceeds benefit KAFSC's youth programs!  Click here to purchase your tickets now before they sell out! 


Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary Seeks Comments on
Incumbent Judges
The Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary seeks input concerning the qualifications of incumbent judges in connection with the Committee's recommendations to the Mayor regarding the reappointment of incumbent judges to the Criminal, Family and Interim Civil Court.  Please click here to see the Advisory Committee's letter to the President of KALAGNY and the list of judges whose terms will expire this year.


JOB POSTINGS

KALAGNY members can view the full details and contact information for the following featured posting and all of our other current job postings by logging in on our website or by clicking here.


Featured Posting:  A legal services and community development organization in Brooklyn is accepting applications for the following positions in its affordable housing program:

  • a Deputy Unit Director with at least five years of practice and demonstrated expertise in housing litigation; and
  • an attorney with at least 2 years' experience in housing court or other relevant litigation experience.

 

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