SCCLA Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
NCVAA and VABANC 10th Annual Conference
October 14-15, 2016
VABANC 18th Annual Scholarship Dinner Gala
Dynasty at Grand Century, San Jose, CA
City Hal Rotunda
San Jose, CA
The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California (VABANC) and the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys ( NCVAA) cordially invites you to attend our 10th annual conference to be held on October 14-15th at the San Jose Rotunda. The program will commence with the Welcoming Dinner Gala, which coincides with VABANC’s Annual Scholarship Dinner. This event commenmorates many significant milestones for our profession and community. Attendees and speakers include the first Vietnamese -American female Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal judge, first Vietnamese - American winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the novel “ The Sympathizer” ( 2016), first Vietnamese -American to clerk for Supreme Court Justices Stevens and White, and much more. Come early and stay late to win one of ten hardback autographed copies of the Pulitzer - Prize winning novel, “ The Sympathizer.” A number of fun activities are also being planned, including an AirBNB tour, Pho breakfast event, and tour of historic San Francisco Federal Courts.
Registration and Information: www.ncvaa.org OR www.vabanc.org
2016 Scholarship-Fellowship Application.doc
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHINESE LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
2016 SCHOLARSHIP/FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION
APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY: Friday, March 18, 2016
The Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association ("SCCLA") annually awards several $1,000 Scholarships and two to four $2,000 Fellowships to local Asian/Pacific American law students.
The Scholarships are awarded based on need, academic accomplishments, and/or potential contribution to the Chinese-American community. Law students at all levels are encouraged to apply (including first, third year day, and fourth year evening).
The Fellowship award funds a clerkship at the Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Los Angeles (“AAAJ-LA”) during the upcoming Fall and Spring school year. Receipt of Fellowship funds is conditioned upon serving as a clerk at AAAJ-LA for a minimum of 15 hours per week for 10 weeks. Please see the attached page for additional information on the Fellowship requirements and guidelines.
There is no clerkship condition for any of the Scholarships.
Completed applications must be received by 5:30 pm, Friday, March 18, 2016. Applications may be submitted by mail or email only. Please forward completed applications to:
The selected Scholarship recipients will be awarded at the annual SCCLA Installation Dinner on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Empress Pavilion in Chinatown, Los Angeles. The selected Fellows will be recognized at the Dinner that same year, but will not be awarded the fellowship title or money until the completion of the fellowship requirements. The official award for fellows will be given at the following year’s banquet. Both the Scholarship recipients and the selected Fellows must attend the April 8, 2016 dinner to receive their awards/selections.
Should you have any questions, please contact Faith Santoso at email@example.com. Thank you.
The United States Attorney’s Office Central District of California invites you to a brown-bag lunch session on AUSA’s hiring process.
July 16, 2014, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
RSVP: AUSA Christopher Pelham at firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate Chinese culture with musical superstars like Wang Leehom, the Yellow RiverPiano Concerto, show-stopping acrobats, fireworks and more!
July 5, 2014, 8 PM
June 27, 2014, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
888 Seafood Restaurant,
RSVP: Contact Albert Chang at: email@example.com or (626) 824-7358.
*Note: Special rate for SCCLA members wanting to attend at $45 per seat (instead of $125). Only 5 seats available at this price.
Congratulations to the newest Los Angeles Superior Court judicial appointments, including SCCLA member Christopher Lui! (Click here for details)
Congratulations to SCCLA board member Elizabeth Yang on receiving the 2014 Annual Young Female Entrepreneur Award!
On Saturday June 7, SCCLA’s board held its retreat to plan for the upcoming 2014-2015 year. Through several hours of planning and coordinating, SCCLA’s new board is off to a tremendous start with exciting events planned. This is a great time to be involved with SCCLA. Come out to our events or email firstname.lastname@example.org for ways to get involved!
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