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From left, Josh Horowitz, BASF’s Executive Director Yolanda Jackson, Eric Gelwicks and Theresa Buckley

Baker & McKenzie Sponsors General Counsel Dinner

BASF’s Fall 2016 General Counsel Dinner was held on Wednesday, November 9 at Boulevard Restaurant in San Francisco. The event was sponsored by Leaders Circle firm Baker & McKenzie and…

From left, Yusef Alexandrine, Ed Goines, James McPhail and Jonathan Hicks

Golf Tournament Brings Together Bay Area Corporate Counsel and Attorneys to Raise Money for Diversity Programs

More than 100 members of the legal community met on the links at TPC Harding Park on October 21 for the 8th Annual Putting for the Pipeline charity golf tournament….


CLE Compliance Countdown

BASF has got your covered: Get your credits before the March 1 deadline! The CLE compliance deadline for Group 3, N-Z is March 1, 2017! BASF has got you covered. Whether…

The BASF Delegation included Ciarán O’Sullivan, Frankie Ross, Richard Zitrin, John Hansen, Oliver Dunlap, Jim Lamping, Deborah Goodman, Joachim B. Steinberg,  Alicia Gamez, Catherine Rucker, Mary Vail, Matthew Mallett, Olga Dombrovskaya, Nate Kelly, Alan Ramos (former BASF delegate), Ujvala Singh and John Worden

Destined to Become Law? Sixty Resolutions are Approved at the Conference of California Bar Associations; Jim Brosnahan Honored

By Matthew Mallett, Law Office of Kirk B. Freeman   Approximately 30 BASF members participated in the BASF Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations, a collection of dozens…

Log Cabin Ranch volunteers included, front row, from left,  Judge Monica Wiley, Jeff Bornstein, Judge Tracie Brown, Chief Probation Officer Allen Nance; Middle row, from left, Kris Hermanns, Nicolas King, Commissioner Catherine Lyons, BASF President-Elect Merri Baldwin, LCR Senior Counselor Christopher Baldwin; Back row, from left: Larry Hobel, Judge Haywood Gilliam, Matthew Kellogg, Presiding Judge John Stewart and Russ Roeca

Attorneys and Judges Volunteer at Local Juvenile Detention Center to Build Futures

On November 12, Jeff Bornstein of Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld and BASF’s Julie Traun organized the fourth BASF sponsored trip to Log Cabin Ranch High School (LCR), a unique…


Yosemite Conference: Come for the CLE, Stay for the Scenery

By Peter Rukin Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall   It has been said that “for everything there is a season.” Well, for 41 years, winter has been the season for…

From left, 1986 BASF President David Balabanian, Gala speaker Adriana Mendez,        a JDC scholarship recipient and BASF President Michael Tubach

Gala Celebrates Legal Community’s Committment to Pro Bono and Diversity Programs

More than five hundred attorneys and legal professionals, representing ninety-five firms and legal departments, were in attendance to celebrate the work of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The…


Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Brings Together 500+ Law Students with 55+ Employers for 1,100 Interviews

This summer, more than fifty employers conducted 1,100 interviews with more than 500 second-year law students from across the nation at BASF’s Twelfth Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair, cosponsored…


Laws and the Lawyers (You Never Heard of) That Make Them

By Oliver Dunlap, King & Spalding   The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has been keeping a secret from you. A group of BASF attorneys happen to be some…

Barristers Club Board Members, back row, from left, Timothy Burr, Jr., Adam Kaplan, John Hamasaki, Aaron Leiderman and Ben Feuer; front row, from left, Valerie Uribe, Diana Kruze, Judge Angela Bradstreet, Blair Walsh, John Paul Deol and Natascha Fastabend

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Angela Bradstreet Honored at Judges Reception

The Barristers Club of The Bar Association of San Francisco presented its Tara L. Riedley Barristers Choice Award at the 32nd Annual Judges Reception on July 21 to Judge Angela…