Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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5th Annual Pro Bono Advisory Council Volunteer Awards Mixer

5th Annual Pro Bono Advisory Council Volunteer Awards Mixer

Hosted by Advancing Justice – LA’s Pro Bono Advisory Council

In Appreciation of Our Dedicated Volunteers

Free registration, but MUST register in advance online here in order to attend.  Registration closes on Monday, February 18, 2019.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
6:30 pm
LimNexus LLP
707 Wilshire Blvd., 46th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Live performance by magician Naathan Phan!
Volunteer Recognition Award Recipients:
Melissa Avila
Eugene Chao, Esq. 
Min Choi, Esq
Esther Kwak, Esq. 
Yingge Ning 
Shiv Pandya 
Thank you to our sponsors! 
Venue Sponsor
Champion Partner
Major Partners

Community Partners
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County
Bird Marella PC
Edward Lew
Esther Ro & Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance
Japanese American Bar Association
Korean American Bar Association of Southern California
Lynn M. Chau & Netflix
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Snell & Wilmer
South Asian Bar Association of Southern California & Public Interest Foundation
Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
The Vora Law Firm PC
Walzer Melcher LLP
Shirley Wei
Yungsuhn Park & David Yang
Sponsors as of 2/7/19.
Can't attend the event but would like to support?
Support pro bono programs at Advancing Justice-LA and also have a chance to win a great prize!  Tickets are only $10 each!  Need not be present to win.

A sampling of available prizes so far:
  • Massage Envy and Amazon giftcards
  • Fine wine
  • Private wine sampling experience valued at $300 
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom admission passes (4) 

Buy your opportunity drawing ticket(s) directly here!  Online presales will close at 5 pm on Tues 2/19.  Opportunity drawing tickets will also be sold at the event itself on Weds 2/20 at LimNexus.

For more information, contact Christina Yang, Pro Bono Director & Legal Counsel, at [email protected]
Opportunity Drawing Winning Tickets
  1. Massage Envy $75 gift card (Stephanie C.)
  2. JUSTIN Vineyards 2015 Isosceles Blend wine & Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1-day admission (2 passes) (Steve Y.)
  3. Thai Delicacies Gift Basket valued at $60 (Sandy S.)
  4. In-Home Wine Sampling Experience for 12 people #1 & AMC Movies $25 gift card (Daniel K.)
  5. In-Home Wine Sampling Experience for 12 people #2 & Amazon $50 gift card (Jenna L.)
  6. Anker PowerPort II cell phone rapid charger & Amazon $50 gift card (Stacey W.)
Opportunity Drawing Rules and Regulations:
Opportunity drawing to take place during the Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles’ (“Advancing Justice-LA”) 5th Annual Pro Bono Advisory Council Volunteer Awards Mixer ("Volunteer Awards Mixer") on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  The Grand Prize Winner will receive a prize to be announced (the “Grand Prize”).  Attendance at the Volunteer Awards Mixer is not required to participate in the opportunity drawing, and winners need not be present to win.
Advancing Justice-LA and the Prize donors reserve the right to add and/or substitute the items to be awarded as Prizes in the opportunity drawing in their sole discretion.  The Prizes are not redeemable for cash, are non-transferable and cannot be substituted.  The winner of any Prize shall be solely responsible for all taxes, registration, costs, fees, charges, surcharges, payments and other amounts arising from or in connection with the winning or acceptance of such Prize, all of which must be paid according to Prize donors’ rules, and such payment is a condition precedent to the delivery of the Prize.  By way of example only and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, current IRS regulations require the winner of a noncash prize valued at over $5,000 in any opportunity drawing to pay the sponsoring organization of the opportunity drawing 28% of the fair market value of the prize minus the amount paid for the opportunity drawing ticket, which must be reported and paid to the IRS by the sponsoring organization to satisfy the withholding tax obligation.  For any Prize valued at $600 or more, the Prize Winner will receive an IRS Form W-2G reflecting the fair market value of the Prize.  Each winner also agrees to provide his or her social security number, furnish two forms of identification and execute and, if applicable, have notarized any and all agreements, forms, affidavits, releases and other documents, each in a form specified by Advancing Justice–LA.  If a winner fails to pay any taxes, costs, fees, charges, payments or other amounts or complete any agreement, form, affidavit, release or other document in full, or otherwise fails to satisfy any requirement or condition for the awarding of his or her Prize, as required by Advancing Justice-LA in its sole discretion within the time period set by Advancing Justice–LA, such winner shall be deemed to have declined his or her respective Prize and Advancing Justice-LA shall be authorized to award, and such winner consents to the awarding of, the Prize to another opportunity drawing participant in the sole discretion of Advancing Justice–LA.
Entrants in the opportunity drawing for any Prize must be a legal resident of the continental U.S., 18 years of age or older.  Employees of Advancing Justice-LA are not eligible to enter. 
Opportunity drawing tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis and may be purchased at a cost of $10.00 per ticket.  Only 1,000 tickets will be sold.  Odds of winning depend on the actual number of valid entries received.  Entries sent by mail or email must be received by 5 pm PDT on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, for consideration in the drawing at the Volunteer Awards Mixer.  Any tickets not sold prior to the date of the drawing will be sold at the Volunteer Awards Mixer.  Only official tickets will be accepted.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Advancing Justice-LA is not responsible for lost, illegible or incomplete entries.  Entrants will receive ticket stubs by mail or ticket numbers by e-mail depending on purchase date.  The winning ticket numbers will be posted on the Advancing Justice-LA Web site at on or about Friday, February 21, 2019.
By entering this opportunity drawing and/or accepting any Prize entrants agree, represent and warrant that: [1] entrants will abide by and be bound by the official rules and Advancing Justice – LA’s decisions, which shall be final in all respects; [2] entrants release and hold harmless Advancing Justice – LA and the Prize donors and providers from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any Prize or participation in the opportunity drawing or any opportunity drawing-related activity or travel; [3] the Prizes are awarded “as is” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) and [4] winner’s acceptance of a Prize constitutes the grant to Advancing Justice – LA and the Prize donors and providers and assigns of an unconditional right to use each winner’s name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and Prize information and/or statements about the promotion for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation or notice to, or any consent by, the winner, except to the extent prohibited by law.
Advancing Justice-LA and Prize donors reserve the right to amend or supplement these Rules and Regulations at any time and without notice to ticket holders.  All Prizes are subject to all other award terms, conditions, specifications, procedures and policies that may be set forth by the Prize donors.  To obtain complete and up-to-date Rules and Regulations call (213) 977-7500 ext. 850.  For more information, visit


Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 20th 2019

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