Category Archives: Events

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…

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…

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…

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…

Legal Community Raises $18,000+ at Annual JDC Bike/Walk-A-Thon

The 9th Annual Justice & Diversity Bike/Walk-A-Thon, which took place on Saturday July 30, raised $18,713, nearly reaching the stretch goal of $20,000, and exceeding last year’s total by more…

Join the Conference of California Bar Associations in San Diego This Fall: Be a Delegate, Help Change Laws and Meet Great People

James Brosnahan, Morrison & Foerster What is the Conference of California Bar Associations? You can change the law of California. You can be a delegate of the Conference of California…

Lateral Recruiting Trends as Heard at NALP’s Lateral Lawyer Recruiting Summit

By Vanessa Russell Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart This June, I attended the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Lateral Lawyer Recruiting Summit in Chicago. I was looking forward…