2018 Minority Bar Coalition Unity Awards

Please note this event is only open to attorneys and professionals in the legal industry and the awardees' families. All attendees are required to sign in with building security before entering. Parts of the event and interviews will also be filmed.

This year's Unity Awards reception will be held at 198 McAllister Street at U.C. Hastings Law School, on November 13, 2018, in the Louis B. Mayer room on the ground floor. We will be honoring members who have shown dedication to working in a unified manner to advance the cause of diversity in the legal profession. For more information on how your organization can sponsor and nominate one of its members, please contact MBC Co-chairs at


5:30pm Registration, Food, and Networking

6:00pm Ceremony Starts

7:30pm Ceremony Ends, Interviews, and Open Networking

Below is the awardees list for 2018 in alphabetical order by organization name: (more coming soon)

Alameda County Bar Association - Michael P. Johnson

Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers' Association - Cassie Springer Ayeni

American Constitution Society - Bay Area Lawyers' Chapter - Eric P. Brown

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Northern California Chapter - Olivia Serene Lee

Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area - Miriam Kim

Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association - Heather C. Chang

Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley - Hogene Choi

Bay Area Lawyers For Individual Freedom - Felicia Medina

California Association of Black Lawyers - Jason Ross

Charles Houston Bar Association - Terrance J. Evans

Consumer Attorneys of California - Casey Johnson

Contra Costa County Bar Association - Robin Marie Pearson

East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association - Veronica Rios-Reddick

Filipino Bar Association of Northern California - Lorna Garcia de Guzman

Iranian American Bar Association Northern California Chapter - Hani Ganji

Jewish Bar Association of San Francisco - Valerie Fenchel

Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco - A. Marisa Chun

Korean American Bar Association of Northern California - Alison Hong

Marin County Women Lawyers - Ahtossa Piroozfar Fullerton

Queen’s Bench Bar Association of the San Francisco Bay Area - Nancy Newman

South Asian Bar Association of Northern California - Anant Pradhan

Women Lawyers of Alameda County - Dorothy Chou Proudfoot


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