The Vietnamese American Bar Association Washington (“VABAW”) Celebrates and Honors Trail Blazer Judge Jacqueline Duong at its Eighth Annual Banquet

SEATTLE, WA – The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington (“VABAW”) celebrates a historical judicial appointment and honors Vietnamese-American trail blazer at its eighth annual banquet themed “Blazing New Trails” to be held at the Triple Door on October 23, 2012.

Keynote speaker for this event will be Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Le Jacqueline Duong.  Judge Duong will share her inspirational journey from Vietnam to becoming the first Vietnamese-American woman appointed to the bench in Northern California.

The program will also feature entertainment by Huong Viet Performing Arts Group, a local non-profit arts organization established to promote and popularize Vietnamese traditional music and art.

VABAW’s Eighth annual banquet is scheduled take place at The Triple Door at 216 Union Street in Seattle, Washington beginning at 5:30 PM.  For information and tickets, contact Binh T. Nguyen at 206.214.1537 or binh.nguyen@becu.org.

VABAW was formed in 2005 to support attorneys in the advancement of their careers, be a trusted guide and resource for students who aspire towards the legal profession, serve as a voice for the local Vietnamese American community, and represent Vietnamese American attorneys within the State Bar. VABAW’s current membership includes practicing attorneys from Seattle, greater King county, and Snohomish county.  For more information, visit www.vabaw.org.