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2014 NAPABA Central Region Conference
Hosted by the Asian American Bar Association of Ohio

April 4-5, 2014

2014 NAPABA Central Region Conference
Cleveland, Ohio

Take advantage of an unparalleled opportunity to network with Asian American legal professionals, in-house counsel, and judges from all over the Midwest region!

After a day of substantive, thought-provoking CLEs led by expert practitioners and nationally recognized guest speakers,

Join the Asian American Bar Association of Ohio (AABA) as we honor Margaret Wong with the 2014 AABA Catalyst Award!

The Conference will then culminate with a keynote Gala Dinner panel moderated by Wendy Shiba, former executive officer of three NYSE-listed companies, including PolyOne Corp. and KB Homes.  The panel will feature Asian American in-house counsel and general counsel from Nationwide, Prudential Financial, Total Call, Inc., Mitsui Rail Capital, and Sprint.

For more information, including on-line registration and sponsorship opportunities, visit our website:

CLE Schedule At-A-Glance

Saturday, April 5
CLE Sessions
Thompson Hine LLP, 3900 Key Center, 127 Public Square, Cleveland

  • 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
    Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
    An Arbitration Overview: Analysis of Best Practices, Tips, and Mistakes to Avoid
    - in partnership with the ADR Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Playing by the Rules: An Inside Look at Casino Gaming Laws
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Lunchtime Keynote: An Immigration Update by Margaret Wong
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    The Unauthorized Practice of Law: A Case Update
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
    Combating Human Trafficking and Empowering Survivors: An Ohio Perspective
  • 2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Will My Vote Count? Asian American Voting-Rights Issues in Ohio and Beyond

We look forward to seeing you in April!

Asian American Bar Association of Ohio
P.O. Box 14844, Cleveland, OH 44114