BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

Queen’s Bench Bar Association Names 2015 Board of Directors

The following BASF members were recently announced as 2015 Queen’s Bench Bar Association board of directors: President Jaime Touchstone, Futterman Dupree Dodd Croley Maier; 1st Vice President Pauline Farmer-Koppenol, Bio-Rad Laboratories; 2nd Vice President Anne Gyemant Paris, Gyemant Paris Law; Treasurer Holly Schaitberger, Hersh FamilyLaw Practice; Immediate Past President Vanessa Hierbaum; Director at Large Clarissa Kang, Trucker Huss; Directors: Carol Salvagione, Hedani, Choy, Spalding & Salvagione and Laura Vocke, Schoenberg Family Law Group.

Legal Marketing Association Recognizes Leader Circle Firms

Two BASF Leader Circle firms were recently recognized with a 2014 LMA California Region Your Honor Awards in the following categories: Website/Social Redesign: Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton; Media Relations Campaigns: Farella Braun + Martel.

Member and Volunteer Honored by AIDS Legal Referral Panel

Mary Catherine Wiederhold, Law Offices of Mary Catherine Wiederhold, received the 2014 Attorney of the Year award by the AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP) for her outstanding legal work on behalf of their clients.

ALRP’s mission is to help people with HIV/AIDS maintain or improve their health by resolving their legal issues. The organization’s annual award reco-gnizes her work for cases involving real estate, residential te-nant issues, and fair housing law.

Leader Circle Firm Recognized for Pro Bono Work

BASF Leader Circle firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe was recently named one of ten pro bono leaders by the National Law Journal for collaborating with the International Bar Association to combat human trafficking.