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Friday November 18, 2011
Start: 11/18/2011 6:30 pm

Please join us for our next mentoring reception for Hon. Akemi Arakaki.

Judge Akemi D. Arakaki was appointed to Los Angeles Superior Court by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in December 2010. Prior to her appointment to the bench, she served as a Deputy Public Defender for the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. Before joining the Public Defender’s Office, she was an attorney in private practice.

Judge Arakaki served as the President of Japanese American Bar Association (JABA), Chair of the Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs, and President of Asian Pacific American Public Defenders Association. She married her partner June Yamaki in October 2008.

The menu for the reception is as follows:
Crispy Rice Spicy Tuna
Mini Crispy Fish Isobeage
Japanese Pork Rib Tacos
California Roll
Spicy Tuna Roll
Chicken Karaage
Seafood & Vegetable Tempura
Aonori Flavored Garlic Fries
House Green Salad with Apples and Walnuts
Green Tea Crepe
Cheese Cake Fritter

Friday, November 18, 2011
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fu-ga Restaurant (Izakaya & Bar)
111 South San Pedro Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625-1722

Free Validated Parking – enter the parking garage on San Pedro between 1st and 2nd Streets

**Early bird prices are no longer available**

Buy your ticket by Wednesday November 16th for early bird prices:
--$30 APAWLA members
--$35 non-members
--$20 law students

After November 16th and at the door:
--$35 APAWLA members
--$45 non-members
--$25 law students

The Japanese American Bar Association is a promotional partner for this event.

Thursday December 01, 2011
Start: 12/01/2011 6:00 pm

Thursday, December 1 · 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA

Please join APAWLA and over 14 other APA community organizations as we come together to celebrate the holidays and serve our communities through the gift of toys.

Bring an unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more or minimum donation of $20. Food, drinks, and entertainment at the event are included with admission.

Toys and proceeds will benefit the following:
• Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) clients
• Asian Pacific Women’s Center (APWC)
• Asian Rehabilitation Service, Inc. (ARS)
• Asian Youth Center (AYC)
• Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF)
• Chinatown Service Center (CSC)
• Interval House
• Korean Health Education Information and Research (KHEIR)
• Korean Youth and Community Center (KYCC)
• Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC)
• Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA)
• South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency (SAHARA)
• Thai Health and Information Services, Inc. (THAIS)
• Western Justice Center (WJC)

Thank you to our wonderful media, corporate, and venue sponsors: LA 18 KSCI-TV, Lawry's The Prime Rib Restaurant, Manila Fowarder, Mattel, PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur, JANM

Entertainment provided by: Joseph Vincent, Voco Loco, Fujazz Band

Emcee: Helen Ota


Community Sponsors: APALC, APCF

Please also visit and Like the official APA Toy Drive Facebook page:

Saturday December 17, 2011
Start: 12/17/2011 11:00 am

The Young Lawyer and Law Student Committee of the Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance presents:

Dim Sum Mentorship Social

Celebrate the end of finals and meet APAWLA members! We will pair students with attorneys to chat about anything from law school, to similar interests in practice areas, to the bar exam, while enjoying some tasty Dim Sum!

Saturday, December 17 at 11:00am
NBC Seafood Restaurant
404 S. Atlantic Blvd.
Monterey Park, CA 91754

We are SOLD OUT! Thank you!

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