APALSA 2019 September Highlights

APALSA General Body Meeting

Save the date for our fall General Body Meeting (GBM):

Date: September 18
Times: 5-6:30
Location: LL101

We will introduce you to our organization, go through our events, and conduct elections! We will walk to Clifford Chance together as a group to the AEF Networking Event right after our GBM.

Note: Elections

Available positions include: Outreach Director (2L preferred), and 1L Representatives (1 for each Inn of Court and 1 for LLM students). Please submit your name and contact information in advance to the board, and you will be invited for a short speech at the GBM. (See position descriptions here).

AEF – Clifford Chance Networking Event


The Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund (AEF) cordially invites all DC-area attorneys and law students to attend its annual Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception to kick off the 2019—2020 academic year and the 2019 AEF Mentorship Program. Meet other lawyers and law students, learn more about and sign up for AEF’s Mentorship Program, and enjoy drinks and light appetizers provided by Clifford Chance US LLP. Click Here to RSVP (Deadline: Sep. 17).

The event will take place at Clifford Chance’s DC Office (2001 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006) on September 18, between 6:30 pm and 8 pm. Professional Attires are recommended.


APALSA Mentorship Program

1L and LLM students are invited to sign up for our mentorship program, where an upper-class student mentor will be assigned to you. You can find the sign-up form here (Deadline: September 26).
We continue to welcome 2L and 3L students to become mentors. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, You can find the sign-up form here (Deadline: September 26).


Connect with APALSA

For future APALSA events, please feel free to subscribe to our Fall Event Calendar here:Google Calendar and iCalendar (or click the RSS button at the end of the newsletter). We also encourage to connect with us through our Facebook Group and Website.



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Fall Welcome Breakfast (Aug 27, 8-10 am)

Join us for breakfast as we welcome incoming APA students at the Student Conference Center (Lisner Hall 201) on Tuesday, August 27th between 8-10 am. All members, especially returning students, are encouraged to partake in meeting and greeting our 1Ls as we kick off the new school year!

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2019-2020 APALSA Mentorship Program

We hope you are enjoying your summer work experience and are ready for the exciting new academic year! As part of our new initiative for the incoming year, APALSA is proud to launch a Mentorship Program this fall.

A 1L/LLM student will be paired with an upper-class member for the entire academic year during which mentors are invited to develop regular academic and social contacts with their mentees. Mentors will be matched with at least one mentee according to the personal interests and preferences of our members, and the final assignment will be announced by early September. Please note that your contact information (email and phone number) would be shared with your mentee.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please fill out the following form by 11:59 pm, August 26https://forms.gle/pSHLSrBWPLzgZa5k7.

Link for mentee sign-up will be posted soon.

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2019 Summer Film Screening & Panel Discussion, Jun. 4 @6pm (RSVP)


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Welcome Breakfast on GW Law Preview Day, March 29 @ 8:45 AM

Welcome Breakfast Preview Day Flyer

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APALSA 2019 Alumni Reception @ Mission Dupont on March 14 (Please RSVP via email invite)

Alumni Reception Spr 2018 Flyer (Revised)

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Advancing Your Law Firm Career (Jan. 30, @6 pm)

WDC Advancing Law Firm Careers (Updated) (jpg)

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Spring Semester GBM on January 24th (@6:30 pm, L301)

Spring GBM 19 Flyer v3

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A Conversation with US Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu (Nov 1)

Jessie Liu Event Flyer

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How I Got My 1L Summer Job Panel (Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm)

How I Got My 1L Summer Job FINAL

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