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Notable News & Presentations by Attorney Leong

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September 29, 2023

The Best Under 40 Award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, a national bar with 50,000 attorneys, honors recipients who are talented individuals within the  legal community under the age of 40 who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields of endeavor—be it the practice of law, academia, business, civic and charitable affairs, the judiciary, or politics—and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to Asian American Pacific Islander civic or community affairs.  Hundreds of applicants submit a request, fewer than 15 are chosen each year.

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July 3, 2023

Attorney Leong was chosen as a Dove Brand Ambassador for their latest "Real Beauty" campaign. Dove choses individuals based on their work with their communities as well their unique stories. "Beauty is not defined by shape, size or color – it’s feeling like the best version of yourself. Authentic. Unique. Real. Which is why we’ve made sure our site reflects that. Every image you see here features women cast from real life. A real life version of beauty."

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ATTORNEY LEONG PRESENTS AT NATIONAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2022

November 4, 2022

AABANY Co-VP of Programs and Operations shared her knowledge and experience at the 2022 NAPABA Convention in Las Vegas. She spoke on the panel "Mind Over Matter: Shifting Your Mindset from Self Employed to Business Owner," on November 3, offering sound tips and advice on the challenges and rewards of wearing many hats as a solo and small firm practitioner -- lawyer, counselor, advocate, entrepreneur. 

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September 20, 2022

The New York State Bar Association presented Innovation Awards to three bar associations at a ceremony  the Bar Center in Albany.
The Asian American Bar Association of New York tackled the rise in anti-Asian violence in New York. The Asian-American association created a task force on the issue, which recommended advocacy, research, and education. Attorney Leong accepted the award as Vice President of Programs & Operations.

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IMMIGRATION LAW INTERSECTS WITH FAMILY LAW

May 14, 2022

Immigration Lawyer Yifei He interviews Beatrice about the ways family law overlaps with immigration law. Listen to the interview to learn more about green card marriages, and how being undocumented can affect a divorce.

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BEATRICE WINS THIRD AWARD FROM AABANY

February 8, 2022

In her last year as Membership Director of AABANY, Beatrice leads her Committee and was awarded "Committee of the Year" for her service to the Asian legal community.

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BEATRICE GIVES KEYNOTE SPEECH AT THURGOOD MARSHALL PRE- LAW SOCIETY CONFERENCE

February 19, 2022

Attorney Leong was invited to give the present at an annual conference on Family Law before pre-law students at Binghamton University. The Thurgood Marshal Pre-Law Society has been active for 30 years, and helps college students interested in law school reach their goals. 

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NY GOVERNOR HOCHUL ATTENDS AABANY EVENT

October 28, 2021

Beatrice Leong, in her capacity as Membership Director, organized the Asian American Bar Association of New York's Founders' Day and 32nd Anniversary Event. The first female governor of New York, Kathy Hochul came to show support to AABANY and met with members of the Board.

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February 11, 2020

For her work as Membership Director of AABANY, Beatrice receives the annual award presented to one outstanding member, out of the 1,500 members AABANY.

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January 20, 2020

Beatrice speaks about her experience as a divorced divorce lawyer on the NPR Podcast that discusses money, and the problems caused by it.

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October 2020

Beatrice is involved with providing advice and mentorship to high school students interested in studying the law

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January 19, 2019

Beatrice was a featured speaker discussing Access to Justice in the Asian Community and how it effects people who are embroiled in family law matters and child protective cases.

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September 22, 2018

Attorney Leong was invited as speaker at the Annual Conference of the Asian American Bar Association of New York to lecture to non-matrimonial attorneys on the fundamentals of divorce and family law.

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