KALAGNY's 2019-2020 Mentorship Program


The Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York ("KALAGNY") is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 KALAGNY Mentorship Program. This will be the eleventh annual edition of this program, and it has become a model for several similar programs around the United States.

KALAGNY is seeking practicing attorneys who graduated from law school in 2013 or earlier to join as mentors and offer their wisdom and experience to our law student and less experienced attorney members. All current law student members and attorneys who graduated from law school in 2014 or later are invited to sign up as mentees.  All participants must be dues-paying members of KALAGNY in good standing.  Please keep posted
regarding KALAGNY's other events.

REGISTER HERE by November 7, 2019 to participate.

Please save the date for our program kick-off on November 21, 2019. Kobre & Kim has generously agreed to host the event. 

Our Network

The Mentorship Program has steadily grown each year since its inception, from about 55 participants in 2009-2010 to over 200 participants today.  Our mentors include judges, prosecutors, in-house attorneys, public interest attorneys, lawyers from large, medium and small firms and solo practitioners.  Our mentees have included law students from every law school in the greater New York area and young attorneys in a variety of practices.

Our Philosophy and Approach

Our program is designed to provide law students and new attorneys access to a broad network of attorneys who have volunteered their time to share their wisdom and insight into the day to day practice of law and broader career issues and goals. 

The program includes both formal and informal events throughout the year to foster the mentoring relationship and to help participants get to know one another. These include a formal reception, a KALAGNY-subsidized dinner for each group, a picnic, and a resume and interviewing workshop. We also strongly encourage our mentors and mentees to set up their own meetings and to stay in touch by email, telephone, and in person.
Sign me up...

To register, please sign up here by November 7,2019. Please feel free to e-mail us at kalagny@gmail.com with any questions. Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to having you join us!


John Kim and Julie Cho
Co-Chairs, KALAGNY Mentorship Program


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