Announcements of current and upcoming events from AABANY and other associations that may be of interest to AABANY members and friends.


In this edition:

AABANY Supports Immediate Pay Raise for New York Judiciary

On July 18, President Linda Lin, on behalf of AABANY, sent a letter to the 2011 Commission on Judicial Compensation, recommending an immediate increase in judicial compensation for New York State judges and justices. Read the text of the letter here. Read the press release here.

Take the AABANY "Get Connected" Survey

Help AABANY help you.  Take a moment today to let us know what you think of AABANY's programs and what else you think AABANY should be working on. Your feedback is vital to improving our benefits and programs.  Fill out the survey on-line at this link:

Get Connected @ AABANY with a Mentor

One of the most frequently asked questions we get at AABANY is “How do I find a mentor?” To facilitate the matching of those seeking mentors (“mentees”) with mentors, AABANY is launching a formal Mentorship Program. ... Read more here.

Changing the World One Charity at a Time

On Monday, July 11, AABANY’s Pro Bono and Community Service Committee and Corporate Law Committee presented a CLE program entitled “Changing the World One Charity at a Time: Setting up a Non-Profit: Considerations and Alternatives.”  ... Read more here.

Summer Reception at Kenyon & Kenyon

For the last few years, AABANY’s July Board meeting has taken place at Kenyon & Kenyon thanks to the graciousness of past AABANY President John Flock. John was also recently honored by AABANY’s Prosecutors’ Committee, along with Hon. Randall Eng and Hugh Mo, at the Third Anniversary Reception of the Prosecutors’ Committee held at NYCLA on June 30. ... Read more here.

Picnic at Turtle Pond

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday to join us for the Fourth Annual AABANY Picnic organized by the Young Lawyers and Litigation Committees. ... Read more here.

Three Events on July 19

July 19 is a busy day on the AABANY calendar! ...Read more here.

Mock Interview Workshop on July 20

AABANY's Student Outreach Committee continues its series of workshops to help law students excel in their job search skills. ... Read more here.

Happy Hour with a4 and AABANY on July 21

This Thursday, July 21, AABANY and the Asian American Arts Alliance (a4), are hosting a Happy Hour in the East Village at Angels and Kings on East 11th Street. ... Read more here.

Upcoming IP Committee Meeting on July 27

Getting involved in one of AABANY’s committees is a great way to become more active with AABANY.  ... Read more here.

AABANY Law Journal: Positions Open

This year, AABANY plans to launch its first journal, The AABANY Law Review, with the goals of providing comprehensive analyses of law and commentary on groundbreaking cases and legislation that impact the AABANY community. ... Read more here.

Save the Date: AABANY Fall Conference on September 17

AABANY’s Fall Conference this year will take place on Saturday, September 17, at Skadden, 4 Times Square. ...Read more here.

Court Sponsored Volunteer Attorney Program

Do you have some time to volunteer to assist self-represented litigants in New York's courts?  Many opportunities exist through several Volunteer Attorney Programs to get trained to provide legal advice and assistance to pro se clients in housing, family law, consumer debt and foreclosure cases.  Please visit the Court Sponsored Volunteer Attorney Program’s website to learn how you can help.

Get Connected @ AABANY with a Mentor

Upcoming Events on the AABANY Calendar

  • July 19: AABANY cosponsors a CLE: Understanding Short Sales, REO’s and the Foreclosure Process in New York, at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY. Members and registrants not seeking CLE credit may go to this link and non-members seeking CLE may register at this link for a nominal fee.
  • July 19: Litigation Committee Meeting from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Kobre & Kim LLP, 800 Third Avenue.  The Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto will be guest speaker.
  • July 20: Mock Interview Workshop for Law Students from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at White & Case LLP, 1155 Avenue of the Americas.
  • For the full list, go here.
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Other Events on the AABANY Calendar

AABANY Picnic at Turtle Pond

Recent Postings on the AABANY Career Center

  • Staff Attorney, MinKwon Center for Community Action, New York, NY
  • Associate Counsel, New York University.
  • Senior Program Associate - Ctr for Immigration and Justice, NYC.  DEADLINE 8/1/11
  • Real Estate Associate, Schiff Hardin, NYC.  DEADLINE 8/8//11
  • Deputy Chief – Economic Development Division, NYC Law Dept. DEADLINE 8/12/11

For more information on these listings and other open positions go to the AABANY Career Center.  Membership username and password required.

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