TABA August 2015 Announcements

Welcome to the TABA August 2015 Announcements!

1. TABA/OCKABA Joint Networking Mixer / ***BEING RESCHEDULED***

Stay tuned for more details.

2. Lim Ruger Presents Women@theTable 2015 / 5:30pm Thu Aug 20

Please join TABA and the Lim Ruger firm for the final panel of a three-panel series entitled “Women@theTable”.

Panel 3:
Thursday, August 20, 2015
(CLE Credit Pending)

Gender Stereotypes at the Bargaining Table
Negotiation is an integral part of our legal profession. Join us for a discussion that explores the effect of gender stereotypes on negotiation performance and how women compare to men in negotiating on behalf of themselves and their clients. Our distinguished panelists will discuss negotiation tips and strategies, as well as overcoming obstacles in negotiation arenas.

Marrian Chang, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
Renee Delphin-Rodriguez, General Counsel, HealthCare Partners
Misty Sanford, Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, and Founding Board Member, For People of Color, Inc.

All panels will be held:
5:30pm – 7:30pm
on the day specified at
Lim, Ruger & Kim, LLP
28th Floor, 1055 West 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Light refreshments will be served, and parking validation will be provided.

Space is limited. RSVP required to Cecilia Son at

3. MCBA Annual Summer Networking Reception / 6pm Tue Aug 25, Taix

Please join TABA and the Multicultural Bar Alliance of Southern California for MCBA’s Annual Summer Networking Reception on Tue Aug 25 at Taix French Restaurant. The event is free for all dues-paid members of TABA. RSVP by Thu Aug 20 to and mention TABA.

Please join us for
Multicultural Bar Alliance of Southern California’s

Annual Summer Networking Reception

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Taix French Restaurant
1911 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026, tel. (213) 484-1265
(just east of Alvarado St. in Echo Park)

Once again, MCBA hosts its immensely popular Annual Summer Networking Reception where members of our local diverse bar associations come together in an informal social setting to meet, network, and forge new relationships around issues of common concern to our communities.

This year’s reception will feature a special program to commemorate both the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges in favor of marriage equality for same-sex couples.

Guest Speakers

Honorable Luis A. Lavin
California Court of Appeal, Second District

Craig Holden, Esq.
President, California State Bar

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres | No-host bar
Admission is free for all members in good standing of MCBA bar associations | $20.00 for non-members (cash, checks only)
Discounted valet parking for $2.50 in restaurant parking lot

Please RSVP & INDICATE YOUR BAR AFFILIATION (TABA) by Thursday, August 20, 2015, to Patrick Ashouri (

4. TABA Board Elections / Sep/Oct TBD

Stay tuned for more details. Feel free to contact any board member with questions!

5. Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles Dinner / Thu Oct 15

Please join TABA at the Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles dinner on Thursday, October 15. TABA will subsidize 25% of the ticket price for up to five attendees. First come, first served. Email

Announcements from TABA’s Affiliates

1. Public Interest Scholarship for 2015 NAPABA Convention

The Jung Foundation is generously providing two (2) scholarships to allow public interest attorneys in California to attend the 2015 NAPABA convention Nov 5-8 in New Orleans. The application deadline is Fri Oct 9, 2015.

2015 NAPABA Convention in New Orleans: 2 Public Interest Scholarships Offered by the Jung Foundation (apply by 10/9)

The Charles & Melita Jung Foundation (Jung Foundation) is sponsoring two public interest attorney scholarships to the 2015 NAPABA Convention. The scholarships are intended to encourage and make it easier for public interest attorneys to participate in NAPABA.

The award consists of the following: (1) Flight: the Jung Foundation will purchase for each recipients a round trip ticket from California to New Orleans on Southwest Airlines; (2) Conference Registration: conference registration fee reimbursement at the NAPABA member public interest member rate (register by October 26, 2015); and for one of the two recipients (3) Hotel Stay: reimbursement for a 3-night stay at the Loews New Orleans Hotel.

All California-based public interest attorneys are invited to apply, using this short 1-page form:[]. The application deadline is October 9, 2015 (the scholarships will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning 8/21/15, so the earlier the better). (If you have any questions, contact Charles Jung at

2. SABA CLE Panel: Perspectives From In-House Counsel: An Inside View / 6:30pm Tue Aug 18, Munger Tolles & Olson DTLA

Please join our sister bar association SABA-SC for a CLE panel entitled Perspectives From In-House Counsel: An Inside View at 6:30pm, Tue Aug 18, 2015, at the DTLA office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. RSVP by Tue Aug 11 here:

Perspectives From In-House Counsel: An Inside View
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
355 South Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA

Curious about the work of corporate counsel? Want to know the challenges they confront?

Join the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California for “An Inside View” of being an in-house lawyer. This panel discussion features in-house counsel from five major U.S. companies sharing insights on:

• How strategic business decisions affect companies
• Managing high volume and demanding workloads
• Collaborating successfully with internal clients and outside counsel

Build your professional knowledge base and widen your network – register now.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Program

1 hr. MCLE CA credit available.


Milan Kapadia
Patent Portfolio Manager
The Boeing Company

Sapna Jain
Associate General Counsel
Ensign Services, Inc.

Kris Vyas
Senior Attorney
Southern California Edison Company

Pooja Teckchandani
Director and Senior Counsel

Rohit Shendrikar
Assistant General Counsel
Yahoo Inc.

Ashe Puri
Fox Rothschild LLP

Harsh Parikh
Crowell & Moring LLP

Register here:

3. Job Openings

U.S. Attorney’s Office

The following are positions for experienced attorneys to join the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California:

The following are positions for experienced attorneys to join the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California: