PAABA President’s Address – Spring 2015

President’s Address. April 5, 2015 PAABA 2.0 First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Mahatma Gandhi A new day is upon us and, like the tech industries that fuel this Valley, the legal profession is well into its next iteration. Using online form fillers is no Read more about PAABA President’s Address – Spring 2015[…]

PAABA President’s Address – Spring 2013

Welcome to 2013! As may be expected, PAABA has been enthusiastically working on knitting together services to help our members and the community. In an ever-changing legal landscape, our practice groups continue to provide events to educate and connect participants. Our lawyer referral service always strategize different ways to reach the public and improve the Read more about PAABA President’s Address – Spring 2013[…]

PAABA President’s Address – November 2012

As inconveniences go, my car battery giving out was a relatively minor one. Not only was I in the habit of carrying around jumper cables but at the time, I was parked near the library and a police station. I had donated books for the children and hand delivered cookies to hungry cops so help Read more about PAABA President’s Address – November 2012[…]

PAABA President’s Address – October 2012

Welcome Autumn! The new season is invigorating.  Sure the days are shorter and the weather cools (or does it?) but this is a sign of progress, a move forward, if only literal.  If you are fortunate to witness the changes in foliage, the wheel of time turns majestically. In Korea, my family celebrates Thanksgiving in September, as we Read more about PAABA President’s Address – October 2012[…]

PAABA President’s Address – February 2012

Your poor heart.  As you sit there, reading while eating or texting or otherwise multitasking, your heart is hard at work.  It has the singular purpose of moving nutrients, oxygen and cleansing your body.  It is a muscle that contracts harder than a sprinter’s leg muscle and consistently beats about 2.5 billion times by the Read more about PAABA President’s Address – February 2012[…]

PAABA President’s Address – January 2012

Happy 2012!  The quaint days of the Y2K bug are firmly behind us—not only have we actually made it to the new millennium, we have soundly surpassed the first decade mark.  We once might have associated 2012 with flying cars and a clear universal vision but now, across the threshold of “the Future” we cross Read more about PAABA President’s Address – January 2012[…]

PAABA President’s Address – December 2011

This holiday season, PAABA members disperse into the four corners of the world and the by-product, for a while anyway, is frayed family nerves from your failing to put phones/lap tops/tablets aka “that thing” down for one moment. Unbeknownst to them, you reduced technology use by fifty percent the moment you disembarked.  Proof: As they Read more about PAABA President’s Address – December 2011[…]