Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California

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2016 VABANC SCHOLARSHIP DUE SUNDAY, JULY 17TH

Through its annual scholarship, VABANC recognizes students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the needs of the Vietnamese-American and Vietnamese communities. Open to all currently enrolled law students, the scholarship is intended to provide assistance to students with their public interest or social justice goals. Priority will be given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to serving Vietnamese-American and/or Vietnamese communities in Northern California and to those who will be using the scholarship award to further their public interest or social justice work, either by pursuing post-graduate work or for a summer position. The 2016 scholarship recipients will be recognized at VABANC's annual scholarship dinner on Friday, October 142016 at Dynasty Restaurant, 1001 Story Rd #200 in San Jose. In order to apply, please download the scholarship application here and submit it to scholarship@vabanc.org by Sunday, July 17th.


AABA LAW STUDENT SUMMER GRANT

The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area ("AABA") is offering one or more grants to help fund qualified summer law clerk(s) to work on legal projects that provide free legal services to the Asian American community. Applicants must be sponsored by a non-profit legal organization that has agreed to supervise the applicant for the summer of 2016. The grant will be funded by the AABA Law Foundation through the Community Services Committee of AABA. DEADLINE: March 25, 2016. For more information, please go to: http://www.aaba-bay.com/feature/aaba-law-student-summer-grant/

 

SPECIAL OFFER TO VABANC MEMBERS FROM MUNCHERY  Interested in having a delicious, healthy meal prepared for you?  If so, try Munchery!  Their prepared dinners are handmade by top local chefs and are available for same-day delivery to your home or office.  New menus are offered each weekday, including options for vegetarians, kids, low-carb, wheat-free, and more.  Go to www.munchery.com.  VABANC members receive a $20 credit (whether or not you are new Munchery customer).  Use the code “VABANC,” which is available until the end of the year!

 

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We are proud of our dedicated attorneys and law students who have joined forces to organize pro bono legal clinics serving underresourced communities.

Clinics sponsored by VABANC and the Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5:30pm to 7pm at the Oakland Library's Asian Branch in Oakland Chinatown at 388 9th Street, # 190. Please click here to see the English flyer.  

Our collaboration with Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC) enables us to provide pro bono legal clinics in San Jose, CA. These clinics are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6pm to 8pm at the KGACLC at 1030 The Alameda in San Jose. English Flyer. Vietnamese Flyer.

Please assist us in publicizing these clinics by forwarding the above flyers to your contacts.

Interested lawyers, law students, and interpreters are invited to join us in providing these free legal services. Send an email to communityservice@vabanc.org to volunteer your time or make a contribution. Those seeking assistance may call (408) 512-3818 to schedule an appointment.

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Call for Scholarships and Award Program Applications or Nominations

2016 VABANC SCHOLARSHIP DUE SUNDAY JULY 17TH

Through its annual scholarship, VABANC recognizes students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the needs of the Vietnamese-American and Vietnamese communities. Open to all currently enrolled law students, the scholarship is intended to provide assistance to students with their public interest or social justice goals. Priority will be given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to serving Vietnamese-American and/or Vietnamese communities in Northern California and to those who will be using the scholarship award to further their public interest or social justice work, either by pursuing post-graduate work or for a summer position. The 2016 scholarship recipients will be recognized at VABANC's annual scholarship dinner on Friday, October 142016 at Dynasty Restaurant, 1001 Story Rd #200 in San Jose. In order to apply, please download the scholarship application here and submit it to scholarship@vabanc.org by Sunday, July 17th.

AABA LAW STUDENT SUMMER GRANT

The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area ("AABA") is offering one or more grants to help fund qualified summer law clerk(s) to work on legal projects that provide free legal services to the Asian American community. Applicants must be sponsored by a non-profit legal organization that has agreed to supervise the applicant for the summer of 2016. The grant will be funded by the AABA Law Foundation through the Community Services Committee of AABA. DEADLINE: March 25, 2016. For more information, please go to: http://www.aaba-bay.com/feature/aaba-law-student-summer-grant/

calendar-icon.png Upcoming Events

 

  • NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF VIETNAMESE AMERICAN ATTORNEYS, Oct. 14, 2016 - Welcome Dinner @ Dynasty Restaurant, 1001 Story Road, 2nd floor, San Jose, CA 95122; Oct. 15, 2016, CLE Presentation, San Jose City Hall Rotunda, www.ncvaa.org
  • VABANC LEGAL CLINIC Volunteer Appreciation MIXER, Thursday, April 28th, at 7pm, Location: Anh Hong, 808 Geary St., San Francisco
  • California Women Lawyer’s Annual Conference, May 6, 2016, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Location: Hilton Concord, 1970 Diamond Blvd., Concord, CA 94520

 

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