Mock Interview (03/26/2011)


Chinese American Lawyers of Bay Area ("CALOBA") will host a career event on March 26, open to all members, Chinese law students, junior associates and other professionals.   The CALOBA mock interview event is designed to give law students and junior associates an opportunity to socialize with the legal community in the Bay Area and network with law partners, senior associates, law professors and other legal professionals, thus helping law students and junior lawyers to successfully land desired legal jobs.  There will be a panel discussion followed by three live mock interviews of actual candidates in front of the audience and a feedback session by the panelists. 


James Zhu

Dr. James Zhu is a partner and recruiting partner at Jun He Law Offices, Silicon Valley Office, responsible for co-building the firm's IP practice.  Dr. James Zhu's practice includes intellectual property (IP) counseling, strategies, analysis, opinion, procurement, litigation and technology licensing. Prior joining Jun He, James was a partner in Perkins Coie's Los Angeles Office, and the Managing Partner of Perkins Coie's Beijing Office.  Before that, James was President & CEO for China United On-line, an internet company in Beijing and was a co-founder & General Counsel of GanTech international, a venture capital backed start-up in Silicon Valley. James graduated from Fudan University, earned a Ph.D. degree from the California Institute of Technology and J.D. & MBA dual degrees from Columbia University.

Reuben Chen

Reuben Chen is a senior associate in the Cooley litigation department. He joined the firm in 2003 and is resident in the Palo Alto office.  Mr. Chen's practice focuses on technology and intellectual property litigation, primarily patent litigation. He has assisted clients in intellectual property matters across a wide range of technologies, including biotechnology, chemistry, electronics, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and Web-based technologies. Mr. Chen received a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2003 and a B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.

Anna Han

Anna M. Han is an Associate Professor of Law at Santa Clara Law School. She specializes in the areas of international business transactions and technology licensing, specifically those involving Pacific Rim countries. She is well-published, primarily on topics relating to the developing legal system of the People's Republic of China. She is currently the director of the Shanghai summer program. Prior to joining the Santa Clara law faculty in 1991, Professor Han worked as an associate at Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe and, subsequently, as an associate and then partner at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enerson (now Bingham, McCutchen). Professor Han received a J.D. from Hastings College of Law, University of California and a B.A. from University of California, Berkeley.


Christie Wang 

Christie Wang is an in-house counsel with Hewlett-Packard Company in Palo Alto. She is one of the four attorneys hired by HP fresh out of law school in 2010 as part of HP Legal's new hiring initiatives. Prior to law school, Christie was a New Oriental School instructor while in college and subsequently co-founded and managed Oxford College of Canada in Toronto, Canada. Christie received a B.A. from Sun Yat-sen University and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law where she served as Editor-in-Chief, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business. 


DATE: Saturday, March 26, 2011

TIME: 2:00 – 4:00 pm

LOCATION: Fenwick & West's Mountain View office (Conference Room 101, 801 California St., Mountain View, CA)

Dress Code: Business Casual

RSVP & Questions: Please RSVP to Christie Wang before COB Friday, March 25th

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