Virtual Panel to Discuss AAPIs in Legal Professions

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), the U of A Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance, in collaboration with the Asian Pacific American Employee Impact Group and the School of Law, will be hosting a virtual panel highlighting remarkable APA professionals within the law profession, entitled “Forging New Paths: AAPIs in the Legal Profession,” at 10:30 a.m., May 26, via Zoom. To register:

Moderators include:

  • Er-Gene Kahng, president of APAEIG and professor of violin
  • Edison Williams, U of A School of Law diversity, equity and inclusion program manager

Panel speakers include:

  • Brian G. Kim, president of Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
  • Kimberly Vu-Dinh, UALR assistant professor law and director of Business Innovations Clinic
  • Sol Kim, immigration law attorney at Taylor Law Firm

More information, including the biographies and the registration link, can be found at


Wayne Bell, training coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance


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