The Asian Bar Association of Washington Student Scholarship Foundation raises and awards scholarship funds to support qualified Asian Pacific American (“APA”) students attending accredited law schools in Washington State; to promote justice, equity and opportunity for APA law students; to increase the number of APA attorneys; to foster leadership and service in APA law students and attorneys in the profession and in our diverse communities; and, to create a lasting legacy for generations of APA law students and attorneys in Washington State.

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​​Board of Directors - 2019

PresidentOdette Polintan, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Secretary: Alice Truong, D.R. Horton
Treasurer: Jeff Liang, Ling & Liang, PLLC
Board Member At Large: Professor Lorraine Bannai, Seattle University School of Law
Board Member At Large: Lloyd Chee, Amazon.com, Inc.
Board Member At Large: The Honorable John Chun, Washington Court of Appeals: Division I
Board Member At Large: Jayanne Hino, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Board Member At Large: Lisa C. Lui, Vulcan, Inc.
Board Member At Large: Hugh H. Matsubayashi, K&L Gates LLP
Board Member At LargeMichele Wong, Microsoft Corporation

Past Presidents

2017-Present:   Odette Polintan
2015-2016:   Ken Payson
2014:  John Laney
2013:  Keith Talbot
2012:  Marcia Fujimoto
2011:  Hon. Dean Lum
2010:  Sharon Sakamoto​