Upcoming Events

APABA Events   

CLE WEBINAR: CIVIL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT: ENFORCING STATE & FEDERAL ANTI-BIAS LAWS

In light of the backlash and discrimination our community is facing during the COVID-19 crisis, APABA is sponsoring the Civil Rights Enforcement: Enforcing State & Federal Anti-Bias Laws CLE Webinar on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 12-1PM

    Please register here to receive the link to the Webinar.





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    WEBINAR: CAREERS DURING COVID-19

    APABA is co-sponsoring with the Colorado LGBT Bar Association a Webinar addressing the employment anxieties that many law students and recent grads are currently facing due to COVID-19.

    Title: “Careers During COVID-19”

    Date: 6/2/2020

    Time: 1-2 p.m. MDT

    Featuring:

    Elise Logemann, Assistant Director for Public Service Career Opportunities, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

    Alexia McCaskill, Senior Director for Professional Development, University of Colorado Law School

    Event Description:

    Please join the Colorado LGBT Bar Association for a virtual discussion on how law students and recent grads can best navigate the current employment landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our speakers, Elise Logemann and Alexia McCaskill, will discuss how to find (or create) employment opportunities, network virtually, and optimize your application materials, along with providing tips for interviewing and working remotely. Please register here to receive webinar information.

    RESUME REVIEWS:  In addition to this virtual discussion, attendees have the option to be paired with an attorney member who can provide individual review and feedback on application materials. PLEASE NOTE THAT PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION. To sign up for this review, please register as a participant here no later than May 22, 2020. To sign up as a volunteer to review resumes, please register here by May 22, 2020.



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    APABA is committed to serving the Asian Pacific American community of Colorado, and as such, we will be offering a FREE, Virtual Legal Hotline to provide legal resources to the community via email.

    From our conversations with the APA business community, there is a need for resources in the areas of landlord/tenant issues, business operation questions (including compliance with local/state guidelines), labor/employment issues, and questions about the CARES Act. 

    In order to provide this resource, we need your help. We need volunteers to:

    • serve on our listserve to provide resources to the community by email
    • help us run this virtual program.

    Participants will receive questions from the community via email and will have resources available in our cloud database to help answer questions.  

    Please fill out the form below to tell us about your availability and your area of expertise: https://forms.gle/Gewic9Xs6UAYdSGX6

    If you know of someone in the community with a legal question or needs assistance, please share this link with them to get their questions to us: https://forms.gle/1EerW3RLstzvuppm7

    We are working on creating a flyer about the virtual legal hotline in a number of Asian languages to share with the community.


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    APABA BANQUET POSTPONED

    Following the local, state, and CDC guidelines on large events and mass gatherings, APABA Colorado is postponing our Annual Banquet currently scheduled for April 17, 2020. We will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 spread and community gathering guidelines and will announce a rescheduled date when circumstances allow.

    If you have purchased tickets or tables to this year’s banquet, your purchased tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled banquet date. If you would like a refund at this time, please email apabacolorado@gmail.com or fay@doidalaw.com with the name of the purchaser and amount. We appreciate your interest and support of the banquet and the APABA community.

    Community Events     


    Fortune 500 General Counsel Panel: Leadership During Crisis
    Thursday, May 21 
    I 5:00 - 6:30 pm EDT
    Register here

    The panel plans to cover a wide range of topics from advice to aspiring general counsel, crisis management with a focus on the response to the pandemic, collaboration with the board and c-suite, demonstrating legal department value from a quantitative and qualitative perspective, leveraging legal technology, enhancing the compliance function, diversity and inclusion initiative (internally and externally with outside counsel) and maximizing the value that outside counsel brings to companies.

    Presented by AABANY

    Panelists:

    • Damien Atkins, The Hershey Company
    • Peter Beshar, Marsh & McLennan Companies
    • Elisa Garcia, Macy’s 
    • Alan Tse, Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL)
    • David Yawman, PepsiCo, Inc.


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    CLC 2020 Awards Luncheon

    The Colorado Lawyers Committee (CLC) is pleased to announce that our Annual Awards Luncheon will be held on September 24, 2020 (rescheduled from May 12), at the Hyatt Regency at Denver Convention Center. This annual event is a celebration of the lawyers and community leaders who donate their time to support the mission and projects of the Colorado Lawyers Committee, supporting 29 task forces in the areas of in the areas of Children’s Rights & Education, Civil & Criminal Law, Poverty & Public Benefits, Community Development, and Immigration.  For more information, please click here.


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