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2017 Conference Schedule and Speakers


8:30 - 9:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:20 AM

Opening Statement from the Asian American Bar Association

Hung Chang: AABA President and Counsel at Harman International


9:20 - 10:20 AM

Firm & In-House Panel

Moderator - Jenny M. Tseng: Associate, Morrison & Foerster

Hung Chang: Director of Intellectual Property / Open Source Counsel, Harman International

Lin Chan: Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Mark Punzalan: Owner & Principal Attorney, Punzalan Law, P.C. 

10:20 - 10:30 AM



10:30 - 11:00 AM

Law Student Panel

Moderator - Jason Yee: Owner & Principal Attorney, Law Offices of Jason K. Yee

Genevieve Galman: University of San Francisco Law School, Class of 2017

Philip Tacason: UC Hastings College of the Law, Class of 2018


11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Interactive Mock Law Class

"Professor" John B. Lough, Jr: Associate, Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP


12:00 - 1:30 PM

Lunch and Networking

Presentation from 2+2+3 Community Colleges Pathway to Law School


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Public Interest & Public Service Panel

Moderator - Jennifer Tse: Regional Coordinator - Workplace Crimes, Western Region, Wage & Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

Honorable Judge Margaret Fujioka: Alameda County Superior Court 

Neill T. Tseng: Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, San Francisco

Vilaska Nguyen: San Francisco Public Defender's Office

Hilda Chan: Staff Attorney, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach


2:30 - 2:40 PM



2:40 - 3:40 PM

Alternative Careers Panel

Moderator - Jennifer Y. Lee: Owner & Principal Attorney, The Law Office of Jennifer Y. Lee

Professor Hina Shah: Associate Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law

Amy K. Lee: Interim Executive Director - Academic Personnel / Diversity, Labor, and Employee Relations Director, UC Office of the President

Alex W. Wong: Community Philanthropy Manager, Asian Americans / Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)


3:40 - 4:00 PM

Prize Drawing and Closing Statement


AABA Conference Coordinators

Claire Y. Choo - Danko Meredith

Stephen T. Chong - Law Offices of Stephen T. Chong

Pamela Chung - Law Offices of Nancy E. Hudgins

John B. Lough, Jr. - Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP

Lisa P. Mak - Minami Tamaki LLP


Thank you to our generous co-sponsors for this year's conference!

Selman Breitman

Korean American Bar Association of Northern California

Filipino Bar Association of Northern California 

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, UC Hastings

Princeton Review


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