Congratulations to Judge John Nazzaro and Don Liu

CAPABA congratulates distinguished members Judge John Nazzaro and Don Liu for being honored with the Connecticut Law Tribune’s 2016 Professional Excellence Award!  This award honors … Read More…

Congratulations to Tanya Bovée

Congratulations to CAPABA Board member and Past President Tanya Bovée for being the 2016 Ladder Award Recipient presented by the Connecticut Bar Association!

Upcoming Events

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016

CAPABA Membership Hour
CAPABA will be hosting a Membership Hour at Harlan Social in Stamford starting at 6:30 pm.  Come reconnect with your fellow members and learn more about our upcoming events in the month of June!  Please RSVP to CAPABA at


Breaking Through “The Bamboo Ceiling” jointly-sponsored panel at UConn Law School starting at 6:00 p.m.  Please join panelists from leading Connecticut businesses and universities in a frank discussion about the challenges facing Asian-Americans in the workplace and strategies that the Asian-American community and businesses can use to overcome the obstacles that prevent the advancement of Asian-Americans.  The panel will be followed by a networking reception with complimentary appetizers and beverages.

Please RSVP to Susie Kirkeby at by May 26, 2016.  Click on the flyer below for more details.

Panel Flyer revised


Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law roundtable dinner discussion group.  Please join your fellow CAPABA members for a book-club style discussion over dinner and cocktails to refresh your recollection of landmark cases that continue to shape current business practice and to hear about a few recent but hugely impactful opinions coming down from the Delaware Supreme Court and Court of Chancery.  We will be discussing a wide range of topics: activist investors, proxy access, conflicts of interest, fiduciary carve-outs, aiding and abetting liability of third party advisers, and the demise of disclosure-only settlement in M&A litigation.

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Napa, 75 Broad Street, Stamford, CT
Price: Members ($20) / Non-Members ($40) – Fees will go to the cost of dinner.

Space is limited.  Please RSVP to Justin Shigemi at or directly to CAPABA at by June 15.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016

An Evening of Conversation with Connecticut’s Asian American judges.  Please join CAPABA as we honor our Asian American judges on the Connecticut bench and engage in an informal dialogue with them on topics ranging from the serious to the humorous.  Stay tuned for more information on time and venue.


Membership/Programs Committee

Community Affairs Committee

Public Sector Committee

Judiciary and Endorsements Committee

The CAPABA/CHBA Joint Achievement Mentoring Program

Ad Hoc Committee

Asian Pacific American Legal Referral Service