Asian Pacific Alumni Chapter

Mission Statement and Goals

The Asian Pacific Alumni Chapter (APAC) is an affinity group of Loyola Law School that is committed to service, collaboration and inclusiveness. The Chapter strives to develop programming that advances, supports and engages community among APAC members and Loyola’s Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.

The Chapter supports and actively encourages contributions to the Asian American Scholarship. Proceeds from any Chapter-related fundraising activities benefit the Asian Alumni Scholarship which is awarded annually to recruit and/or retain Asian/Pacific students.


Founded in 2018, the Asian Pacific Alumni Chapter is a newly formed group of Loyola Law School alumni committed to furthering the Chapter's mission and goals. The Chapter officially launched on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

Chapter Leadership & Founding Members 

The Asian Pacific Alumni Chapter's leadership includes dedicated alumni who partner with the Law School leadership to foster a lifelong connection. Leadership currently includes founding members:

Cyndie M. Chang '03
Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Lillian Chu '11
Deputy Federal Public Defender, Santa Ana Branch

Travis M. Kaya '18
Associate, Venable LLP

Anthony Lai '12
Family Law Attorney, The Law Help Center, APLC

Samuel T. Liu '11
Deputy Chief of Staff, California State Senate

Philip Angelo L. Nulud '06
Senior Counsel, Buchalter

Grace Anh-Thu Parrish '06
Adjunct Professor, Loyola Law School

Luan Kinh Phan '96
Managing Partner, PB Law Group LLP

Casey T. Shim, Jr. '83
Deputy City Attorney, Los Angeles

Jennifer Theresa So '06
Counsel, Honda Patents and Technologies North America, LLC

Hon. Fumiko Hachiya Wasserman '79
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles

Casper Yen '16
Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Tim Joon Yoo '91
Partner, Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill, LLP

Ways to Get Involved

  1. Mentor a 1L student
  2. Make a gift to the Asian Alumni Scholarship - Give now!
  3. Make a gift to the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association - Give now!

If you would like to get involved with the Asian Pacific Alumni Chapter, contact Maya Kalinowski in the Alumni Office at 213.736.1029 or

Chapter Events & Photos

The Asian Pacific Alumni Chapter Launch was Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Loyola Law School. Click here to view a selection of event photos on Flickr.