5/17/12 – Valerie Garcia Hong Joins Distinguished Panel on “Challenges Minority Attorneys Face in the Workplace”

You’re invited to join the South Asian Bar Association at Cooley LLP, (4401 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121) for their annual panel discussion. This year’s topic addresses common issues minorities face in the workplace and advice on how to approach difficult situations from various perspectives. 1 Hour MCLE (Elimination of Bias) available.

This year’s panelists are:

  • Marvin Mizell- California Attorney General’s Office and current San Diego County Bar President
  • Deborah Martin- Sempra Energy
  • William Whelan- Solomon Ward Seidenwurn & Smith
  • Valerie Garcia Hong– Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz

This year’s panel event will be held on Thursday, May 17th at 6:00 P.M. and is co-sponsored by Lawyers Club’s Diverse Women’s Task Force. To listen to this distinguished panel of speakers, please rsvp to saba-info@sabasandiego.org.

The South Asian Bar Association of San Diego (“SABA-SD”) is a San Diego-based, nonprofit organization open to all South Asian attorneys and law students, as well as others interested in South Asia and law. SABA-SD strives to promote the professional and academic development of its members; increase the opportunities for South Asian-American legal professionals to participate in and lead civic and public affairs; support efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession; raise the South Asian-American community’s awareness of relevant legal issues affecting their interests; support public interest associations providing pro bono legal services and other grassroots community organizations serving the South Asian-American community; and serve as a resource and an advocate for both South Asian-American legal professionals and the South Asian-American community.