We hope you will join us at the Lunar New Year today, where KABA-GA will be honoring June Towery and Helen Ho, as well as serving some great food and auctioning off raffle prizes.
About our Awardees
June Towery founded KABA-GA in 2012 and served as President from 2012-2014. Ms. Towery is a partner at Nelson Mullins and also has served in various leadership roles in the International Association of Korean Lawyers and the Korean Southeast-US Chamber of Commerce. She has been a tireless supporter of the Asian and Korean-American communities in Atlanta as well as a mentor to many. KABA-GA will be awarding her the Outstanding Member Award, given to the member who best exemplifies the mission, spirit and values of KABA-GA.
Helen Ho, an attorney, is the founding director of Asian-Americans Advancing Justice (formerly AALAC). AAAJ was the first non profit of its kind in the Southeastern US to focus on the legal, civil, and economic rights of Asians and Asian-Americans. Ms. Ho has been a selfless supporter and advocate for the Asian and Asian-American community. KABA-GA will be awarding her the Community Leadership Award, for significant contributions to the broader community as demonstrated by outstanding initiative, impact of work, and inspiration.
March 25 - 2nd Annual Legislative Lobby Day. Once again, KABA-GA is teaming up with GAPABA, SABA-GA, and the State Bar of Georgia for a legislative lobby day. KABA-GA will send six members to this event. This is a great opportunity to see the happenings at the capitol and with teh state bar. The event will start at 10am and last until lunch, which is included. Participants will be briefed and introduce to the state bar's legislative agenda, and have a photo opportunity with the governor, subject to his availability. Only paid KABA-GA members are eligible, and it is on a first come, first serve basis up to six KABA-GA members. To RSVP, email Sara.
April 16 - 3rd Annual KABA-GA Inter-Bar Mixer. KABA-GA is teaming up with GTLA, GAPBA, and others to host the third annual inter-bar mixer at the Lawyers' Club in Atlanta. This even is free for KABA-GA members and is an excellent opportunity to meet with other lawyers in the area in a relaxed environment. More details to come, but mark your calendar!
Upcoming Community Events
March 14 - Vietnamese Bar Association Inaugural Dinner. VABA, the newest bar association in Georgia, will be hosting its inaugural dinner on Saturday, March 14 at Vien Huong restaurant. T he event will feature Judge Nguyen from California. For more information, go Here.