KABA-DC CONDEMNS ANTI-ASIAN AMERICAN MASS MURDER IN ATLANTA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2021 The Korean American Bar Association of Washington DC (KABA-DC) expresses grief and outrage at the mass shooting in the three Atlanta metro area spas in which eight people, including four women of Korean descent, were killed. ...

KABA-DC Congratulates Past President Sun Choi on Her Appointment as an Administrative Law Judge in Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2021 KABA-DC is proud and honored to congratulate Sun Choi, our past president, on her appointment as an Administrative Law Judge at the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings. During her 24 years of practice, Sun served as a...

Joint Statement Against Professor J. Mark Ramseyer’s Misleading Thesis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2021 We, the organizations representing Korean and Korean American attorneys across the United States and around the world, stand in solidarity with the young girls and women who were abducted, trafficked, and used as sex slaves for...

KABA-DC APPLAUDS PRESIDENT BIDEN’S STATEMENT AGAINST ANTI-ASIAN AMERICAN RACISM

For Immediate Release February 3, 2021 The Korean American Bar Association of Washington DC (KABA-DC) applauds President Joe Biden’s January 26, 2021 “Memorandum Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders...

KABA-DC CONGRATULATES FOUR KOREAN AMERICAN MEMBERS OF THE 117TH CONGRESS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2020 The Korean American Bar Association of Washington DC extends its warm congratulations to Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ 03) for his re-election, and to Young Kim (R-CA 39), Michelle Park Steel (R-CA 48), and Marilyn Strickland (D-WA 10)...

KABA-DC Joins the Black Community in Commemoration of Juneteenth and Stance Against Racial Discrimination and Systemic Bias

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020 As our nation pauses to commemorate the historical and social significance of Juneteenth, the Korean-American Bar Association of Washington DC takes this opportunity to express its solidarity with the Black community in standing...

KABA-DC Stands Against COVID-19 Racism And Xenophobia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2020 KABA-DC joins other DC-area APABAs, Bar Associations, and Law Student Organizations to condemn post-COVID-19 racism and xenophobia. Full statement is below.  If you have concerns or questions, feel free to contact...

KABA-DC Denounces Discrimination Against Asians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2020 The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has raised economic and health concerns at the global level, with increasing reports of spread and deaths in the United States. Unfortunately, fear and misinformation have resulted in...

KABA-DC Extends Its Heartfelt Sympathies to Otto Warmbier’s Family

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2017 The Korean American Bar Association for the Washington D.C. area extends its heartfelt sympathies to Otto Warmbier’s family on the loss of their son. A short time after most of his classmates graduated from the University of...

KABA-DC CONDEMNS PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S REFUGEE AND TRAVEL BANS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2017 The Korean American Bar Association of Washington D.C. (“KABA-DC”) condemns in the strongest terms President Donald J. Trump’s executive order banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States...
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