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December 15, 2015 Newsletter


December 15, 2015 Newsletter

In this Issue...

  1. API Joint Holiday Party
  2. VABANC Public Interest Fellowship Application
  3. ABA Forum on Construction Law Diversity Scholarship to Attend 2016 Midwinter Meeting
  4. CALOBA Holiday Mixer
  5. Job Opportunities

VABANC Public Interest Fellowship Application

Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California (VABANC) Law Foundation (VLF) would like to announce the 2016 Public Interest Fellowship is now accepting applications from 3Ls and recent law graduates.

Created in 2010, the VLF Fellowship has supported a fellow committed to serving the greater community and creating a more inclusive vision of social justice in underserved communities.  The VLF Public Interest Fellowship Program will fund $50,000 to one (1) fellow for the duration of one (1) year to provide legal services to and advocacy for the Vietnamese American community and/or other marginalized and underserved communities. 

Please send all materials in a single .pdf file to vlf.fellowship@gmail.com by JANUARY 15, 2016. Interviews will be conducted shortly thereafter.  For more information, please visit www.vlawfoundation.org.

CALOBA Holiday Mixer

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
5:30PM - 8:00PM

Foley & Lardner
975 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

It has been a great year for CALOBA with professional seminars, luncheons, and social events. In appreciation of your participation and support, CALOBA cordially invite you to attend our holiday celebration for CALOBA members and friends. Wine and appetizers will be provided, courtesy of Foley & Lardner, the Silicon Valley Office. 

Fees: Free for members. $5 for non-members

Space is limited, please RSVP through this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caloba-holiday-mixer-2015-tickets-19648776018


API Joint Bar Association Holiday Party

Thursday, December 17, 2015
6:00PM - 9:00PM

O3 Bistro & Lounge
524 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102

Greetings from the API Joint Bar Associations!  Please join us for a Hoilday Happy Hour at O3 Bistro and Lounge in San Francisco.  This is a great event to mix and mingle with your colleagues, mentors, and friends from AABA, AAPA, AACTLA, APABA Silicon Valley, FBANC, KABANC, SABANC, and VABANC.

Cost: Free with RSVP
Appetizers while they last
No Host Bar

Looking foward to seeing everyone at the event!  Please RSVP by December 11th at this link.

ABA Forum on Construction Law's Diversity Scholarship to Attend 2016 Midwinter Meeting

Deadline: December 21, 2015

The American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law is a
nationwide organization of construction lawyers and professionals. The Forum’s focus is “Programs, Publications, and People,” with the stated mission of “Building the Best Construction Lawyers.” Each year the Forum hosts three national meetings which provide unequalled opportunities to learn from top industry professionals, and network and exchange ideas with colleagues from around the country and beyond. This year, the Forum’s Midwinter Meeting, titled “Livin’ on the Fault Line: Cutting Edge Solutions for Seismic Events that Threaten Your Construction Client,” will be held January 21 – 22, 2016 at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square in San Francisco, California.

The Forum is pleased to announce the availability of six (6)
Diversity Scholarships for the cost of registration for this program for women and minority construction lawyers, construction lawyers with disabilities, and construction lawyers from the LGBT community, whose practices are based in California. Individuals wishing to be considered for a scholarship should submit a copy of their resume and a letter describing their construction law practice and the reasons why they want to attend the Midwinter Meeting. Applications are due no later than December 21, 2015. If selected, candidates must commit to attend the program.

Applications for the scholarships should be sent to the Forum’s Diversity Committee Chair, David J. Theising, at dtheising@harrisonmoberly.com. If you have any questions, please
contact Mr. Theising by email at dtheising@harrisonmoberly.com or by calling him at 317-639-4511. Thank you for your interest.

Job Opportunities


For current job postings, please visit the Job Opportunities page on the APABA-SV site.


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