Individuals and organizations will be recognized for their contributions to the Asian Pacific community at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center's fourth annual awards dinner at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Empress Pavilion Restaurant in Chinatown.
Judy Chu, mayor pro tem of Monterey Park, will receive the public service award. The corporate award will go to William Clossey, an AT&T vice president, and the legal impact award to Don Nakanishi. Receiving pro bono service awards will be the Japanese American Bar Assn., the Korean American Bar Assn., the Philippine American Bar Assn., the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Assn., the firm of O'Melveny & Myers and attorney George Tanji.
Proceeds from the event will support the center's ongoing efforts to provide legal assistance and defense to the Asian Pacific community. Ticket information: Audrey Tanaka, (213) 748-2022.