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Please check this page regularly for the latest updates by the AALAM officers and board members.  If you would like to post a community event or share other opportunities, please login and post on the forums

Please also note that you can click on most of the images below for more information or to RSVP if the event is sponsored by AALAM. You can also check our events page for a full list of AALAM events and to RSVP.

  • Monday, April 10, 2017 1:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    AALAM hereby invites to you attend the

    Chinese Progressive Association’s 40th Anniversary Gala

    MANY PEOPLE, ONE HEART

    As AALAM members, you can sit at the AALAM table for free. Non-AALAM members and guests are $10.  Tickets are normally $100, $40 for members/elderly and students. 

    May 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Hei La Moon Restaurant

    88 Beach Street

    Boston, MA 02111

    More information here. RSVP here.


  • Monday, April 10, 2017 1:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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    AALAM hereby invites you to attend the Boston Bar Association's upcoming Law Day Dinner, one of the largest annual bench bar events in Massachusetts. This year's Law Day Dinner will feature Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) as keynote speaker.

     Date: May 15, 2017

    Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 PM

    Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel | 39 Dalton Street

    RSVP with AALAM here.

  • Monday, April 03, 2017 10:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congratulations to AALAM member Gabriel Cheong (Infinity Law Group) for being named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  Gabe will be honored at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 Excellence in Law event on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Marriott Long Wharf Hotel. 

  • Monday, April 03, 2017 10:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congratulations to AALAM member Caroline Simons (Fish & Richardson P.C.) for being named a 2017 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  Caroline will be honored at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 Excellence in Law event on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Marriott Long Wharf Hotel.

  • Monday, April 03, 2017 10:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    AALAM hereby invites to you attend the MBA 2017 Annual Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4, at the Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St., Boston.

    CNN senior analyst and best-selling author Jeffrey Toobin will deliver the keynote address.

    Tickets are completely sold out, so you can only get tickets here through AALAM.

    Non-members, law students and guests can sit at the AALAM table for the discounted price of $25 and paying members for the discounted price of $10  (tickets are otherwise $150 per person).



    More information and RSVP here.
  • Monday, April 03, 2017 9:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    You are hereby invited to a career development panel organized together with our fellow affinity bars South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston and the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association.

    Our former AALAM President Sarah G. Kim will be speaking on the panel on May 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm.

    RSVP directly to gayatri.deodhar@gmail.com by April 27, 2017.


  • Monday, April 03, 2017 8:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Please join us at our 33rd Anniversary Banquet on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, beginning at 6:00 pm at Hei La Moon Restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown (88 Beach Street, Boston, Massachusetts).

    This year’s Banquet marks the 33rd Anniversary of AALAM’s founding.  The Anniversary Banquet is the hallmark event of our year and provides an opportunity for AALAM members, together with friends and supporters of AALAM, to celebrate our many 2016-17 accomplishments.

    During the festivities, AALAM will present its Founders Award to AALAM’s founding President, Paul W. Lee.  The Founders Award, AALAM’s highest honor, is awarded annually to an Asian American attorney who has made significant contributions in business, academics or the community as it relates to the law.  Mr. Lee’s leadership in the AALAM community has spanned over three decades, and this evening will provide AALAM members, friends and supporters an opportunity to honor and celebrate Mr. Lee’s inspiring contributions to our community.

    Mr. Lee’s commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession is deep and determined.  Mr. Lee was one of the original founders of AALAM, when he and a handful of other Asian American attorneys got together regularly in the early 1980’s to create a supportive professional and social network, and advocate for Asian American issues.  Over the years, Mr. Lee has mentored countless Asian American attorneys, and to this day, Mr. Lee continues to provide support, guidance and motivation to AALAM and its members, as well as its national affiliate, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), for which he was a past president and former board member.

    Mr. Lee’s generosity and leadership extends beyond the Asian American legal community.  He is a member of the board of The Boston Foundation, the board of Common Impact, and the WGBH Board of Overseers.  He previously served as chair of the Massachusetts Asian American Commission and chair of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence.  He also currently serves as board president of the Asian Community Development Corporation, which he co-founded in 1987.  In 2005, Mr. Lee established and endowed the first NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship designed to develop future public interest law leaders.  He has also served in numerous leadership roles at the American Bar Association (ABA), including as a member of the ABA Board of Governors.  The entire AALAM community looks up to Mr. Lee as an example of how to lead and give back to the community.

    Get your tickets here.

    Sponsors, you can donate online here.


  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    AALAM hereby invites to you attend the Asian Community Development Corporation's (ACDC) 30th Anniversary Heart of the Community Dim Sum Breakfast to be held at China Pearl on April 28th at 7:30 am.

    This year, Mayor Marty Walsh will receive the Inspiration Award.  Reception starts at 7:30 am and the program begins at 8:15 am.

    Preference will be for paying members, who can attend for free. Non-members, law students and guests can sit at the AALAM table for the discounted price of $10 (tickets are otherwise $130). Seats fill up quickly, so RSVP soon. We will have a waitlist.

    More information available on the ACDC website.

    Register for a seat at the AALAM table here.

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Coming up on Thursday, March 30th  is the BBA’s Seventh Annual Beacon Award for Diversity & Inclusion Reception. This year’s honoree is immediate past ABA President Paulette Brown.

    Paulette Brown is the first woman of color to serve as ABA President. In her time at the ABA, Brown spearheaded many organization-wide initiatives focused on improving diversity and inclusion within the ABA and more widely throughout the justice system. Her passion for diversity extends into her current role as partner at Locke Lorde, LLP, where she focuses on labor and employment law. Brown also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

    The event will take place Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Taj Boston, 15 Arlington St, Boston from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  There is no charge to attend the event.

    More information: http://beaconaward.bbablogs.org/

    RSVP (log in required, free to attend to BBA members and non-members): https://www.bostonbar.org/membership/events/event-details?ID=22452


  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    MBWA's Ida B. Wells Awards Ceremony and Afternoon Tea will take place this year on Saturday, April 8, from 1-4 pm, at the Langham Hotel.  Please see the below flyer for more information.


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E-mail: aalam.info@gmail.com

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