Category Archives: Events

Save the Date: Labor and Employment Law Conference in Yosemite is February 9-10

By Peter Rukin, Rukin Hyland It has been said that “for everything there is a season.” Well, for 42 years, winter has been the season for the Labor and Employment…

Setting Sail with the Barristers Club

Approximately 70 attorneys, including a dozen in-house counsel guests, were treated to a beautiful sunset, an entertaining acrobatic display by at least a dozen kite surfers, and a golden harvest…

Lawyer Referral Service Participates in Fleet Week Event

The SF-Marin Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) was invited to participate at the SF Fleet Week Veterans’ Resource Fair. Bilingual legal interviewer Princess Bustos provided attendees with materials related…

Gala Raises $360,000+ for JDC Pro Bono and Diversity Programs

Over 400 members of the legal community were in attendance to celebrate the work of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco on September…

Open the Doors to Opportunity for Diverse Law Students

Aimed at opening doors of opportunity for diverse law students, the 1L Open Doors Job Shadow Program strives to help 1L law students enrolled in San Francisco law schools jumpstart…

Peter Catalanotti and Cometria Cooper Honored at Barristers Club Diversity Reception

Barristers Club members Cometria Cooper, University of San Francisco School of Law, and Peter Catalanotti, Freeman Mathis & Gary, were honored at the 9th Annual Barristers Diversity Award Reception on…

Three Keys to Crafting a Path to Success

Drew Amoroso The theme of this year’s Barristers Annual Meeting, “Crafting a Path to Success,” can be an elusive concept. Many of us struggle mightily to define what success means…

Wanted: Nominees for Paralegal Awards and New Executive Committee Members

By Victoria Newman, RP ANNUAL AWARDS How would you like to show some appreciation for your hard-working legal support staff? Now is your chance! The Paralegal Section of The Bar…

Meet the San Francisco Superior Court Judges Community Event Held in August

The Barristers Club Board of Directors, San Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge Teri Jackson and Third Baptist Church Pastor Amos Brown hosted a Meet the Judges event on August 27….

Reception Honors Scholarship Recipients and Donors

Four 2017 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship recipients were honored during a reception on September 7 at Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass. Each student was introduced by the donor…