February 27, 2018    ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • 2018 NAPABA Affiliate Membership Code for KALAGNY Members
  • NAPABA NE Regional Conference Call for Submissions Extended
  • CANCELLED: Panel on Impact of Cannabis on Health and Wellness and Overview of NY Medical Marijuana Law
  • Panel: "Belonging: Being Out and Asian in the Legal Profession and Our Communities" (Mar. 14)
  • Pro Bono Clinics (Mar. 6)
  • Job Postings

KALAGNY Members Eligible for Complimentary 2018 NAPABA Affiliate Membership

Current dues-paid KALAGNY members can sign up for a complimentary new or renewed National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) affiliate membership using the code provided in the "NAPABA Affiliate Membership" portion of the KALAGNY website's Members Only page.  Last year's affiliate memberships expired on December 31, 2017.  


Please note that memberships are not prorated and NAPABA will not issue refunds to affiliate members if they renew/activate a membership without utilizing the complimentary code.  For other questions regarding joining NAPABA or renewing your NAPABA membership, please email the NAPABA membership team at membership@napaba.org

NAPABA 2018 NE Regional Conference: Call for Submissions Extended


NAPABA is still accepting submissions for panel presentations at its 2018 Northeast Regional Conference, which will take place on June 8-10, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, CT.   Information regarding proposed programs must be submitted via this online form; please note that only general information is required at this stage.   Registration for the conference opens on March 12.

Panel: “Belonging: Being Out and Asian in the Legal Profession and our Communities"

Wednesday, March 14


The LGBT Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) invites you to a diversity and inclusion panel discussion that will provide various perspectives of being out as LGBT people and as Asian Americans at work, in the legal profession, our families, social media, and faith communities.  This annual educational panel provides an opportunity for LGBT API members of the bar in corporate firms, in-house, government, public interest, and law school to network and learn about current issues impacting our community and profession. 

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

: McDermott Will & Emery LLP, 340 Madison Avenue, Manhattan 

Hon. Pamela Chen, U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; Amin Kassam, Chief of Staff & Senior Counsel, Legal & Compliance, Bloomberg LP; Rev. Winnie Varghese, Trinity Church; and Tony Choi, DACA Beneficiary and Dreamer.


RSVP here (required for building access).


The panel is co-sponsored by KALAGNY, Filipino American Lawyers Association of NY (FALANY), LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL), National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) and South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY).

on Impact of Cannabis on Health and Wellness and Overview of NY Medical Marijuana Law

The panel scheduled for Thursday evening, March 1, on the New York Medical Marijuana Law and the Impact of Cannabis on Health and Welfare has been cancelled.

The organizers are working to reschedule the event.  Please look for updates in future KALAGNY announcement emails.

Manhattan and Queens Pro Bono Clinics

Tuesday, March 6

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 March 6, 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.


KALAGNY members can find details of how to apply for the following positions and view all of our other current job postings by logging in on our website or by clicking here.

 > Exec. Director, Asian Pacific American Legislative Task Force (public sector, NYC & Albany)
 Director, Unemployment Insurance Pro Bono Project (non-profit, Manhattan)


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