Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California

Learn more about how we make a difference

VABANC has a strong sense of community responsibility. We strive not only to meet the professional needs of our members, but also to use our resources and expertise to serve the public interest. We frequently cooperate with other Asian American community groups on issues that affect our members and our community.

2023 VABANC Scholarship Application

We are excited to announce that the 2023 VABANC Scholarship Application is now open! Our annual scholarship seeks to recognize students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the needs of the Vietnamese-American community. It is open to all current law students, and is intended to assist recipients who are pursuing public interest or social justice goals. The deadline for the application is Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 11:59 P.M. Please head to the Scholarships page, linked here, for more information about the application. Good luck!

We are excited to host a Summer Mixer in Napa Valley featuring Sacramento County District Attorney Thien Ho on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. Look forward to seeing you all there!

Please click here to register. If you have any question regarding the event, please email

We invite you to join us for a fun evening of networking, socializing, and fun with fellow members of the legal community on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 6:30 P.M. at Nomikai on 48 S. First Street in San Jose. This is a great opportunity to connect with colleagues, make new friends, and enjoy delicious food and drinks in a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. Don’t miss out on this chance to socialize and unwind after a busy week. We look forward to seeing you there! No registration needed.


General Board Meeting, Zoom
Contact for a link to the Zoom Room

June 3, 2023 at 2:00 P.M.
Summer Mixer, Napa Valley
Click here to register.

June 8, 2023 at 6:30 P.M.
Nomikai Social, Nomikai


Learn about the rich history of VABANC, our board, and our committees.

Law Foundation

We are proud to support attorneys that have demonstrated their passion to serving underrepresented communities.


Our members include judges, attorneys and law students from a diverse background of practice areas.

A Community of Vietnamese American
Attorneys, Judges, Law Students, and
Professionals in Northern California

About Us

VABANC proudly serves the local community by providing general information and advice on a variety of legal issues.

Get In Touch

Our Mailing Address

772 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95112