2012 AREAA National Convention


Ken Avelino is Japanese, Filipino, Chinese and Spanish. He was born in Japan, and his family immigrated to United States when he was six (6) years of age. After graduating from High School, Ken joined the United States Marine Corps Infantry. After earning GI College Money from the Marine Corps, Ken began his university studies, and he earned a Bachelor’s Degree, MBA and a Juris Doctorate Degree. Today, he is licensed attorney, real estate broker and former securities broker and principal. Ken also helped form AREAA of Greater Sacramento, and he is legal counsel for the Sacramento chapter. Ken has worked with the Internal Revenue Service, Merrill Lynch, and E*TRADE Securities and he now owns his own law firm, Avelino Law Firm. He has earned the following honors: 1. Meritorious Promotion and Letter of Commendation from the United States Marine Corps; 2. Special, Management and Director’s Award from the Internal Revenue Service; 3. Salesperson and Business Sales Award from Merrill Lynch; 4. OCA National Convention Chair in 2007; 5. OCA Unsung Hero in 2008; and 6. Asian Bar Association of Sacramento President’s Award for Attorney of the year.