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2018 Minority Bar Coalition Unity Awards

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UC Hastings College of the Law

198 McAllister St, Louis B. Mayer Lounge

San Francisco, California 94102

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Please note this event is only open to attorneys and professionals in the legal industry and the awardees' families. All attendees are required to sign in with building security before entering. Parts of the event and interviews will also be filmed.

This year's Unity Awards reception will be held at 198 McAllister Street at U.C. Hastings Law School, on November 13, 2018, in the Louis B. Mayer room on the ground floor. We will be honoring members who have shown dedication to working in a unified manner to advance the cause of diversity in the legal profession. For more information on how your organization can sponsor and nominate one of its members, please contact MBC Co-chairs at minoritybarcoalition2@gmail.com.

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5:30pm Registration, Food, and Networking

6:00pm Ceremony Starts

7:30pm Ceremony Ends, Interviews, and Open Networking

Below is the awardees list from last year 2017 (2018 will be updated soon):

Commissioner Toni Mims-Cochran
Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA)

Palak B. Sheth
American Constitution Society, Bay Area Lawyer Chapter (ACS BALC)

Hung Chang
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA)

Kasie W. Lee
Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers Association (AACTLA)

Mark Punzalan
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley (APABA-SV)

Richard Zitrin
Bar Association of San Francisco – Justice & Diversity Center (BASF JDC)

Jennifer Orthwein
Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF)

Megan M. Lawson
Black Women Lawyers of Northern California (BWLNC)

Shanae Buffington
California Association of Black Lawyers (CABL)

Deborah Moss-West
Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA)

Carol Leung
Chinese American Lawyers of the Bay Area (CALOBA)

Micha Star Liberty
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Diversity Committee

Araceli Martínez-Olguín
East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association (EBLRLA)

Christine Mari Palma Start
Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC)

Elica Vafaie
Iranian American Bar Association (IABA)

Cody S. Harris
Jewish Bar Association of San Francisco (JBASF)

Matthew Ahn
Korean American Bar Association of Northern California (KABANC)

A. Jeanne Grove
Marin County Bar Association (MCBA)

Lois Prentice
Marin County Women Lawyers (MCWL)

Hon. Barbara O'Hearn
Queen's Bench Bar Association

Madhuri Nemali
South Asian Bar Association of Northern California (SABA-NC)

Diane Luong
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California (VABANC)

Barbara Dickinson
Women Lawyers of Alameda County (WLAC)

Parking:

UC Hastings is located near the Civic Center Bart station. If you need to drive, we suggest parking in the UC Hastings Parking Garage that is one block away on 376 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102.

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