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September 21, 2022 Newsletter 

KALAGNY President Attends Reception with South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol

On September 20, 2022, KALAGNY President, Gene Kang, met with President Yoon Suk-Yeol and First Lady Kim Keon-Hee (not pictured) of South Korea at a dinner reception at the University Club in Manhattan, which was attended by Korean American community leaders and elected officials. President Yoon is visiting the United States to address the United Nations General Assembly and summit with President Biden. President Yoon expressed the Korean government’s continued support for Korean Americans living in the United States. Also pictured are Byung Hwa Chung (Consulate General of South Korea), the Honorable Judy H. Kim (New York County Supreme Court), Charles Yoon (President of the Korean American Association of Greater New York), Hannah Yu (Chief, Hate Crimes Unit, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office), Captain Chungyon Huh (NYPD), and attorneys Boyoung Paula Hyun and Yong Il Jeong.

2022-2023 KALAGNY Mentorship Program

Registration for the 2022-2023 Mentorship Program has been extended!

Please REGISTER HERE by October 10, 2022.

For registered participants, we plan to kick off the new program year with a welcome reception on October 19, 2022. Please register for the kick-off reception by visiting kalagny.org/events by October 12, 2022. The kick-off reception is only open to registered participants. We would like to thank Proskauer Rose for hosting our reception!

How to Succeed in 1L and Beyond
September 28, 2022 at 6:30pm via Zoom

Please join KALAGNY’s Law Student Outreach Committee for a panel discussion regarding “How to Succeed in 1L and Beyond.” The panel will feature an all-star cast of current law students and recent graduates that excelled during law school.  The panelists share their “real-life” experiences and practical advice, as well as answer questions about best practices for outlining, preparing for law school exams, applying for jobs, and beyond. 

The panel event will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. To maximize participation, the panel will be held virtually via Zoom, and a link will be circulated to all participants in advance of the event. Please RSVP by clicking here.

Queens/LI Committee Happy Hour
September 29, 2022 at 6:30pm

Join us for a Queens/LI Committee Happy Hour at Mad for Chicken (39-02 Bell BLVD, Queens, NY) on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 6:30pm. This event is FREE for KALAGNY members and $25 for non-members. Register today at kalagny.org/events!

Asian Pacific American GC Roundtable
October 13, 2022 at 5:00pm

Please join Major, Lindsey & Africa for a roundtable discussion featuring prominent Asian Pacific American GCs and leaders from top companies, including past KALAGNY Trailblazer Honoree and former KALAGNY board member, Michael Rhee (SVP and General Counsel at The Durst Organization), and longtime KALAGNY members and supporters Andy Yoo (SVP and General Counsel at Savvas Learning Company) andJames Lee (Managing Director at Major, Lindsey & Africa)

This is a fantastic opportunity to network with your peers and share your views on current issues impacting our APA legal community, including recognizing the power of the APA lawyers to influence and shape today's corporate environment. 

This event is open to In-House and Perkin Coie attorneys of Pacific American Descent. 

For more information and to register, please visit  https://info.mlaglobal.com/asian-pacific-american-gc-roundtable-1013.

AABANY Dinner in Chinatown Hosted by the Legal Referral and Information Committee

September 22, 2022 at 6:00pm

Join AABANY's Legal Referral and Information Committee along with the Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee for dinner this Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 6:00pm. The LRIS Committee is specifically seeking attorneys in private practice that speak Korean. 

Registration is $20 but you will be reimbursed after you attend. Space is limited and registration ends today, September 21, 2022. To register and for more information, please visit aabany.org/events.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Education, Access, and Advocacy featuring Dr. Rachel Brem and the Brem Foundation
September 22, 2022 at 1:00pm via Microsoft Teams

The Gender Fairness Committee, Supreme Court, New York County, Civil Branch with co-sponsors Judges & Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert – JALBCA and the Staten Island Gender Fairness Committee invite you to Breast Cancer Awareness: Education, Access, and Advocacy featuring Dr. Rachel Brem and the Brem Foundation.  This is the fourth webinar in a series entitled “A Healthier You in 2022” offered by the Gender Fairness Committee, Supreme Court, New York County, Civil Branch. To register and to receive a link to the event, please register HERE.

In this session, we welcome Dr. Rachel Brem and the Brem Foundation. Dr. Brem has served as the Brem Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer and inspiration since its inception in 2006. As the Director of the Breast Imaging and Intervention Center and the Program Leader for Breast Cancer at the George Washington Cancer Center, Dr. Brem works every day to prevent breast cancer from taking more lives. She is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging. Dr. Brem is the recipient of countless awards and honors including Castle Connolly Best Doctors and was ranked as one of the top cancer doctors in the United States by Newsweek Magazine in 2015. In addition, Dr. Brem has been instrumental in developing new technologies for earlier breast cancer detection including taking two new breast imaging technologies through the FDA which are now widely used clinically. She has published over 140 peer reviewed manuscripts and has lectured both nationally and internationally.

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