SEEKING NEW MINORITY BAR COALITION DIRECTORS  Are you energetic, outgoing, organized, reliable, and creative—and do you want to make a difference in the legal profession?  Then put your talents to great use by becoming a Minority Bar Coalition (“MBC”) Director and help take MBC to the next level!  Please apply by sending your current resume and an outline for two projects (e.g., networking mixer, MCLE, mentoring event, community service, etc.) that you would be willing to design, lead, and manage for MBC to ms@alchemyip.com by 5pm on Friday, August 15, 2014. 
SAVE THE DATE Please save the date for VABANC’s 16th Annual Scholarship Dinner on Friday, October 3, 2014, at the San Jose City Hall Rotunda. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be Van Dang, VP and Deputy General Counsel of Cisco Systems, Inc.  Additionally, Vicky Nguyen (NBC Bay Area News) and Kiet Do (KPIX 5) will return as emcees for the evening.  Space is limited so please register early for the dinner.  For more information about the dinner, including sponsorship forms and individual ticket pricing, click here.
MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS ARE DUE  Memebership renewals are due. It's that time of year again!  The 2014-2015 membership period begins on April 15.  If you have not yet renewed your membership for the year, we're here to help.  (If you recently joined VABANC and paid for membership earlier this year already, you don’t need to do anything further.  That covers you for April 2014-April 2015 so you’re ahead of the game!