Category Archives: Events


2017 Delegation to the California Conference of Bar Associations

Registration is open for The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Delegation to the 2017 California Conference of Bar Associations (CCBA). The CCBA is California’s foremost attorney-run legislative body that has…


Advocate for Immigrants Retires from Homeless Advocacy Project

By Teresa Friend Director and Managing Attorney, Homeless Advocacy Project Ramona Holguin, long time supervising attorney at the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC), retired…


BASF/JDC Executive Director Honored at Women’s History Month Ceremony

Yolanda Jackson, Executive Director of The Bar Association of San Francisco and the Justice & Diversity Center, was honored with 19 other women in March at the Women’s History Month…


Immigration Task Force Launched

BASF/JDC President Merri A. Baldwin, announced the formation of an Immigration Representation Task Force, an advisory group charged with identifying, evaluating and recommending services and policy opportunities in the interest…


Volunteers Needed for the Barristers Club’s 33rd Annual Judges Reception

This July 19 the Barristers Club will host its annual reception to honor San Francisco state and federal judges. The event provides attorneys and law students with a unique opportunity…


Federal Judges Help Honor JDC Volunteers

The Justice & Diversity Center, along with 20 federal judges, celebrated law firms and attorneys who volunteer with its Federal Pro Bono Project at a reception in January. Through JDC’s…


Seeking Panelists: Talk About Your Law School Paths to Diverse Undergrads

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Destination Law School (DLS) program provides information and resources about law school and the legal profession to diverse undergraduate students in colleges located…


Seeking Legal Employers to Host 1L Students for Three-Day Job Shadow Program

The Bar Association of San Francisco, the University of San Francisco School of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law, and Golden Gate University School of Law established the 1L…


Merri Baldwin Installed as BASF’s 2017 President

Merri Baldwin, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, was installed as the 2017 President of The Bar Association of San Francisco on December 15 at its Annual Membership Luncheon and Installation of Officers….


Nationally-Recognized Legal Tech Trainer and Local Judge/Former Solo Attorney to Keynote Solo and Small Firm Conference in February

By Kyle Schriner, Schriner Law Firm   Come one, come all! Attend the Solo & Small Firm Section’s first Annual Conference at BASF on February 9, 2017, from 11:30 a.m….