Early bird ticket sales will close on 5PM Friday, March 29th 2019.

2019 DC Korean-American Attorneys’ Gala

Co-hosted by
April 20, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 DC Korean-American Attorneys’ Gala.

Korean-American Bar Association of Washington, DC (KABA-DC) and Korean- American Intellectual Property Bar Association (KAIPBA) are proud to announce that we will be collaborating again to host a Korean-American Attorneys’ Gala to celebrate the achievement of our members and community.


The purpose of the Gala is to strengthen friendships, networks, and connections amongst Korean, Korean-American and other attorneys in Washington D.C., and most of all, to have a great time!


Saturday, April 20, 2019

6 : 30 PM

Fogo de Chao (Tysons)

Black-Tie Optional

  • Men: suits or tuxedos
  • Women: formal dresses

  • networking reception
  • two hours of open bar
  • entertainment
  • amazing speakers
  • excellent dinner including the Fogo experience of Market Table & Feijoada Bar and hours of table side fire-roasted Brazilian BBQ and dessert

Our Guests



Kevin Olson


I’m Kevin. Located in Washington DC. Best known for playing guitar at basketball halftime shows. Also playing at festivals, clubs, bars, and private events with my percussive guitar routine and with my band. Lets connect!

Website : http://www.kevinjolson.com/

Valencia Martin Wallace

Valencia Martin Wallace currently serves as Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality. She was appointed to this newly-created position in January 2015. In her role as Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality, Ms. Martin Wallace manages and leads the Patent Organization’s quality initiatives. She is responsible for sustaining the high quality of the USPTO’s patent examination processes and products by implementing and maintaining a comprehensive quality management system. As part of her twenty-two year career at the USPTO, she recently served as Assistant Deputy Commissioner (ADC) for Patent Operations from 2011-2015. As Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Ms. Martin Wallace oversaw operations in the software technology centers, served as executive co-lead on the implementation of the AIA First-Inventor-to-File statutory framework, and led the development and implementation of the Office of Patent Examination Support Services, which centralized the Technical Support Staff in a manner that allowed for greater efficiency and effectiveness.

Ms. Martin Wallace is a graduate of Howard University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, and The George Washington University School of Law, where she earned a Juris Doctorate. She has also received a certificate in Advanced Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Public Administration.

Our Sponsors


This is a paid event and a ticket is required for each attendee. We are pleased to announce that early bird rates are now open!

Early bird ticket sales will close on 5PM Friday, March 29th 2019.

Regular Rate : $160
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Regular Rate : $130
KABA-DC Members
KAIPBA Members
Spouses of Members
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To qualify for the member’s rates, you must be current on 2019 membership dues.

Regular Rate : $95
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Be our Sponsors

All sponsorship packages will include the following benefits:

  • Logo placement on the Korean American Attorneys’ Gala page for 1 year
  • Promotion leading up to and at the Gala, including exposure on host organizations’ websites, social media, and Gala emails

Deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019

**Limited to 1 Sponsor***
Full page Color, back outside cover
4 tickets
preferred seating
Happy to sponsor
*Limited to 2 Sponsors*
Full page Color, inside cover
2 tickets
preferred seating
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Full page B&W
2 tickets
preferred seating
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1 ticket
general seating
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1 ticket
general seating
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