APABA Colorado congratulates Franz Hardy (APABA Past President 2012-2013) on his appointment as President of the Denver Bar Association! Please see below for a welcome letter from Franz, and read more about Franz in the latest issue of The Docket.
Congratulations to Board Member Kira Suyeishi on being selected as a DU Law Star! Kira will receive the Bruce B. Johnson Outstanding Young Alumni Award at the DU Law Stars Dinner on November 2nd. She was awarded the Governor Ralph Carr Award at our annual banquet earlier this year.
In June, Governor Hickenlooper appointed Jin Ho Pack as a judge on the Delta County Court in the 7th Judicial District. Judge Pack served as a County Attorney for Delta County prior to being appointed.
Congratulations to Past President (2016-2017) Miko Brown on being selected as one of five "Women Lawyers Who Raise the Bar through Systemic Reform or Innovation" by the Colorado Women's Bar Association Foundation. Miko will be honored at the Foundation's "Raising the Bar" Dinner on September 14th.
Judge Cindy Dang recently shared her journey to the Adams County Court Bench with the City of Aurora. Watch her story here:
The mission of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado ("APABA") is to represent the interests of the Asian Pacific American ("APA") community and attorneys; to speak on behalf of, and advocate, the interests and ideas of APA attorneys in Colorado; to foster the exchange of ideas and information among and between the organization’s members and other members of the legal profession, the judiciary, and the legal community; to encourage and promote the professional growth of the members of the organization; to broaden opportunities for APA lawyers and law students; to present educational programs aimed at the needs of the practice of APA attorneys; to provide an opportunity for fellowship among the organization’s members; to provide coordinated services to the Colorado community; to develop and encourage cooperation with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and with other organizations of minority attorneys; provide a vehicle and forum for the unified expression of opinions and positions by the organization’s members upon current social, political, economic, legal, or other matters or events of concern to the members of the organization; and to serve as a communication network among APA attorneys across the state.