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Formed in 1995, the Asian Pacific Interest Section (APIS) of the State Bar of Texas was created to be a statewide umbrella organization to promote the common professional interests of lawyers of and interested in Asian-Pacific American heritage.



APIS Mission Statement

[T]o advocate the common professional interests of lawyers of Asian-Pacific Islander heritage in Texas and those lawyers having an interest in the affairs of the Asian community and the law of countries on the Pacific Rim. In addition, the Section seeks to utilize the legal skills of its members to promote Asian interests and concerns in both public and private forums throughout the State of Texas. The Section strives to address Texas Asian legal concerns in order to heighten public awareness of how such legal issues can affect every facet of life in Texas. Formed in 1995, the Asian Pacific Interest Section (APIS) of the State Bar of Texas was created to be a statewide umbrella organization to promote the common professional interests of lawyers of and interested in Asian-Pacific American heritage, community and culture in Texas.

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OFFICERS


CHAIR
Ann R. Chao
BT Furnishings
(Dallas)

CHAIR ELECT
Catherine Le
The Law Firm of Catherine Le PLLC
(Houston)

VICE CHAIR
Andy Chon
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
(Dallas)

SECRETARY
Catherine Le
The Law Firm of Catherine Le PLLC
(Houston)

TREASURER
Robert T. Carman
Thompson & Knight, LLP
(Houston)

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Alice Liu Cook
Lazar Law
(Austin)

SENIOR BOARD ADVISOR
Albert Y. Lin
Husch Blackwell, LLP
(Austin)

COUNCIL MEMBERS

Zeena Angadicheril
The University of Texas System
(Austin)

Chad Anson
Dell, Inc
(Austin)

Daniel David Hu
US Attorney’s Office
(Houston)

Albert J. Li
Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
(Austin)

Cindy Lin
Andrews Kurth LLP
(Houston)

Patsy P. Yung Micale
US Department of
Homeland Security
(Dallas)

Toni D. Nguyen
Luminex Corporation
(Dallas)

Albert Tan
Haynes and Boone, LLP
(Dallas) 

Bill Richmond
Gruber|Hurst|Johansen|Hail|Shank LLP
(Dallas)

Lisa Tsai
Reid Collins & Tsai LLP
(Austin)

Charlene Tsang-Kao
Solvay America
(Houston)

Wesley K. Young
Premier Institute
(Dallas)

Michele Wong Krause
The Wong Krause Law Firm
(Dallas)

COUNCIL ADVISORS

Grant Scheiner
Scheiner Law Group, PC
(Houston)

Jaime Balli
Dietz, Aliseda and Associates
(Edinburg)