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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, November 14, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • George Washington University Law School, 2000 H St. NW, Washington DC || Faculty Conference Center (5th Floor)
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    If you are interested in building successful business relationships in China, Vietnam and South Korea, exploring the ways businesses are adapting to the current international business environment, gaining insight into the current trade environment, or hearing how small and mid-sized international companies can succeed in the U.S. market, please join the Vietnamese-American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, DC Area, Inc.) and the Asia-Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area, Inc. in cooperation with George Washington University Law School for “Going Global: Doing Business in China, Vietnam & South Korea”, the third annual evening colloquium on international trade, November 14, 2019 at George Washington University Law School.


    Panel 1:

    Ralph Chow/ Regional Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

    Anna Ashton/ Director, Business Advisory Services, U.S.-China Business Council

    Gang Xu/ Director,Legal, VeriSign, Inc.

    Donald Clarke/ Professor, George Washington University Law School


    Panel 2:

    Jung Moon/ Director General, Korean Innovation Center

    Phuong Pham/ CEO, Avaco LLC

    Valerie Pelton/ VABA-DC & APABA-DC


    Date/Time:   November 14, 2019, 5:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m.


    Location:   GWULS, 2000 H Street, Faculty Conference Center (5th floor)


    Our Opening Networking Reception is made possible thanks to the generosity of HSBC USA.



    Through October 31, 2019

    After October 31, 2019

    VABA-DC & APABA-DC Members                    












    *There is no charge for current GWULS law students and VABA-DC &APABA-DC student members to attend; however, students must register online here.

Past events

Saturday, June 29, 2019 Summer Picnic and Hike
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 10th Annual VABA-DC Scholarship Dinner
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9th Annual VABA-DC Scholarship Dinner
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 8th Annual VABA-DC Scholarship Dinner
Thursday, December 03, 2015 VABA-DC Winter Potluck
Thursday, November 05, 2015 2015 NAPABA Convention: NAPABA Rising
Thursday, October 08, 2015 VABA-DC Third Annual Women's Happy Hour
Friday, September 18, 2015 NCVAA 9th Annual Conference - "Connect. Collaborate. Cultivate."
Thursday, August 27, 2015 2015 VABA-DC Summer Sign-Off Happy Hour
Friday, June 19, 2015 2015 Vietnamese American Leadership Summit (VALS) - “Unlocking the Possibilities: Educate, Equip, Engage”
Monday, May 18, 2015 7th Annual VABA-DC Scholarship Dinner
Saturday, April 25, 2015 VABA Hiking Event
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Sixth Annual VABA-DC Scholarship Celebration
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 VABA-DC Women's Happy Hour
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 VABA-DC Hallo-Nguyen Happy Hour
Friday, July 12, 2013 Judge John M. Tran Investiture and Reception
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 VABA-DC Scholarship Dinner 2013
Sunday, January 27, 2013 AVA's Lunar New Year "Tet" Festival
Sunday, November 18, 2012 Community Service Project at NAPABA
Friday, November 16, 2012 NCVAA Luncheon at NAPABA
Thursday, November 15, 2012 NAPABA Conference
Monday, November 05, 2012 Voter Hotline (Community Outreach Event)
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 VABA-DC's Annual Fall Networking Cocktail Hour
Thursday, May 31, 2012 NAPABA Eastern Super Regional Conference
Friday, May 18, 2012 NCVAA 2012
Thursday, April 12, 2012 VABA-DC Scholarship Dinner 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012 HBA Networking Series Happy Hour
Saturday, November 05, 2011 GWAC Foundation's 23rd Annual Auction, Motown Magic
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Diversity on the Bench
Saturday, October 22, 2011 Robert E. Wone Annual Judicial Clerkship & Internship Conference 2011
Friday, September 23, 2011 How to Improve Your Written Advocacy Skills
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 APABA-DC Awards and Installation Dinner
Thursday, September 15, 2011 AEF Wine & Cheese Rooftop Welcome Reception
Saturday, August 20, 2011 Weekend Lunch Get Together
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 VABA-DC's 4th Annual Summer Meet and Greet Event for Attorneys and Summer Clerks
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 VABA-DC's 4th Annual Summer Meet and Greet Event for Attorneys, Summer Clerks, and Recent Graduates
Saturday, July 02, 2011 National Summit of Vietnamese American Leaders & BPSOS 30-Year Anniversary Gala Dinner
Thursday, June 30, 2011 D.C. Bar Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 7th Annual Legends of the D.C. Bar - Abbe Lowell/Billy Martin, Moderator Jeffrey Berger
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 The Path to the Federal Bench: A “How To” Guide on Pursuing a Federal Judgeship
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Evening Reception with Harold Hongju Koh, U.S. State Department Legal Adviser
Friday, May 13, 2011 Dinner with NAPABA Board
Friday, May 13, 2011 2011 NAPABA Southeast Regional Conference
Friday, May 06, 2011 "Voices of Change" Chik-fil-A Leadercast Conference
Tuesday, May 03, 2011 Movin' on Up: How to Succeed as a Diverse Associate and Young Lawyer Webinar & Teleconference
Monday, May 02, 2011 NAPABA Annual Lobby Day Events
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Annual D.C. Bar Association Candidates' Forum
Thursday, April 14, 2011 Fundraising Reception to Benefit Japanese Relief Efforts
Tuesday, April 05, 2011 The Board Diversity Apprentice Project Coffee Meet & Greet
Saturday, April 02, 2011 VABA-DC Annual Scholarship Dinner
Friday, April 01, 2011 U.S. Supreme Court Tour for NCVAA Attendees
Friday, April 01, 2011 White House Tour (East Wing) for NCVAA Attendees
Friday, April 01, 2011 NCVAA 2011
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 VABA-DC's Annual Summer Meet & Greet Happy Hour
Thursday, May 20, 2010 2010 Southeast Regional Conference
Thursday, March 18, 2010 VABA Scholarship Dinner 2010
Thursday, November 05, 2009 Happy Hour Friend-Raiser and Holiday Book Drive
Saturday, October 17, 2009 Robert E. Wone Judicial Clerkship Conference
Thursday, September 24, 2009 Benefit Happy Hour
Thursday, June 18, 2009 3rd Annual Summer Meet and Greet Event for Attorneys and Summer Clerks
Thursday, February 05, 2009 VABA-DC Inaugural Scholarship Dinner
Thursday, July 17, 2008 2nd Annual Summer Meet and Greet Event for Attorneys and Summer Clerks
Thursday, March 27, 2008 VABA-DC Inaugural Reception
Thursday, November 08, 2007 Fall Cocktail Hour
Thursday, July 12, 2007 Summer Meet and Greet

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