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ABAW is Washington's largest voluntary bar association for Asian attorneys. was formed in 1987 by a small group of Seattle area attorneys. From humble beginnings, ABAW now counts hundreds of member attorneys, judges, professors, and law students in a wide range of practice areas and locations in the state of Washington and throughout the country.
Joining ABAW online is easy via the Membership Registration Form. You can also download a Printable Membership Form. Renewing members can pay 2016 dues by clicking on this link: Membership Dues.
Why ABAW? Discover the benefits of membership here.
Any individual who is duly admitted to practice law in the State of Washington or another state and who is in good standing, is eligible to join. Membership is always FREE for law students in good standing at any ABA-accredited law school.
August 5: ABAW & KABA @ Mariners
August 11: ABAW Board Meeting @ K&L Gates
August 14: Summer Picnic @ Enatai Beach Park
August 17: Mentorship Happy Hour @ Captain Blacks
September 8: ABAW Board Meeting @ K&L Gates
September 22: Mid-Autumn (Tet) Festival @ Lane Powell PC
Oct. 6: ABAW Board Meeting @ K&L Gates
Oct 21: ABAW & ABAW Scholarship Foundation Annual Gala @ Renaissance
For details about these events click here and click on the event you are interested in.
Thank you 2016 ABAW Walk For Rice Team! Thanks to the ABAW members who came out to help fight hunger at the 2016 Walk For Rice, held Saturday June 25 at Seward Park. Your efforts helped ACRS raise over $312,000, including a $100,000 match from CenturyLink. We appreciate your time and efforts!
Board Meetings The ABAW Board of Directors meets monthly to plan future events and programming. Upcoming meetings for the rest of 2016 will be on May 19, June 9, August 11, September 8, October 6, November 10, and December 1. Meetings are held from 5:30-7 p.m. at K&L Gates, 925 4th Ave. Ste. 2900, Seattle. If you have an agenda item please contact us by emailing president (at) ABAW.org.