Congressman Cao Keynotes Annual Asian Pacific American
Law Student Association Dinner

Rosy Lor ’04 and Third-Year Student Andrew Lim to be Recognized for their Commitment to the APA Community


WASHINGTON, DC, March 16, 2009 –Washington College of Law’s Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) will hold their second annual dinner event, aiming to emphasize the continuing need to empower Asian Pacific American participation in the practice of law and recognize WCL alumni and students committed to serving the APA community.  The dinner will take place Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at American University Washington College of Law (4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, 6th Floor).

Congressmen Anh “Joseph” Cao (R-LA) will provide the keynote speech, discussing the important legacy of APAs in the legal field and the persistent issues that hold meaning for APA attorneys. He will highlight the ongoing commitment and work needed to ensure justice and equality for all communities in the 21st century.

The WCL APALSA Distinguished Service/Alumni Award will be presented to Rosy Lor ‘04, president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington DC Area (APABA-DC).  The WCL APALSA Student Service Award will be presented to Andrew Lim, an outstanding third-year law student with a strong and demonstrated commitment to serving the APA community.

This second annual dinner is co-sponsored by APABA-DC and the APABA Educational Fund.