Category Archives: Events

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Barristers Choice Award Recipient Announced

Judge Angela Bradstreet will be honored at 32nd Annual Judges Reception on July 21 The Barristers Club is excited to announce that San Francisco Superior Court Judge Angela Bradstreet will…

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JDC Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Baker Botts

  Thank you, Baker Botts, for your support! The Justice & Diversity Center invites your firm to become a sponsor of the JDC Gala too. The 2016 gala takes place on…

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Warning Signs of Law Firm Changes Ahead: Potential Merger, Acquisition, or Failure

Clayton Dodds, Law Office of Peter N. Brewer In recent years, some of San Francisco’s largest law firms have been the subject of wholesale changes. Failed mergers, toxic acquisitions, and…

From left, CCBA Chair Elect Jeff Hayden, Matthew Lewis, Olga Dombrovskaya, Catherine Rucker, Sen. Mark Leno, Mary Vail, Matthew Mallet and Oliver Dunlap.

BASF Delegation Heads to State Capitol on Legislative Day

Interested in Joining the BASF Delegation to the California Conference of Bar Associations? Each year more than 20 CCBA resolutions get introduced as bills in the California legislature, and approximately…

Back row, from left: Charles Jung, Inga Miller, Hanlen Chang and Warren Jackson. Front row, from left, JDC Board Member/Solo and Small Firm Section Co-Chair Carolyn Lee, Laura Drossman, Deirde Von Rock-Ricci and John O’Grady

Solo and Small Firm Section Happy Hour

June 2 • E & O Kitchen and Bar A few photos from the recent Solo and Small Firm Section Happy Hour. You can find more photos from the event…

From left, Teela Crosthwaite Smith, Lindsey Mignano, Neda Shapourian and Evan Greenberg

Barristers Club Open House

The Barristers Club held its annual Open House on April 21. Over 100 attorneys and law students came to BASF to learn about the various sections and committees of the…

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BASF Holds Forum, Releases Superior Court Seat 7 Candidates’ Evaluations

On April 19, BASF, with the League of Women Voters of San Francisco, hosted a judicial candidates forum for the contested election for San Francisco Superior Court Seat 7. The…

Lowell High School Mock Trial Team with coach Lisa Hathaway (top left of back row) and coach Michael Ungar (far left)

Mock Trial Season Comes to an End

Lisa Hathaway. Jones Day After nine months of exciting competitions and grueling practice sessions, the Lowell Mock Trial Team’s 2015-2016 thrilling season has come to an end with a strong…

From left, Andrea Loh, BASF’s Elizabeth McGriff, Sari Zimmerman, and Johanna Hartwig

Job Shadowing Program Expands in 2016

More than 80 people attended the Open Doors 1L Job Shadow Program thank you reception at Schiff Hardin. The reception was held to thank the more than 30 host employers…

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Mediator Ron Kelly Receives President’s Award from ADR Association

The Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (ADRNC) presented BASF member Ron Kelly with a President’s Award at their annual conference in March. This award is presented to recognize…