Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

Career Fair Draws More Than 300 Diverse Law School Students

The 13th annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair was held Saturday, July 29 with over 60 employers interviewing 325 students for a total of over 1,100 scheduled interviews.  The full day…

Four Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco recently announced the recipients of its 2017 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships. Thanks to the generosity…

Adam Maldonado with Mock Trial students at their graduation

Mock Trial Volunteers Needed

Mock Trial is now accepting volunteer coaches for its 2017-2018 academic year. Help under-served students in San Francisco’s public high schools learn the fundamentals of debate: mastering critical reading; practicing…

Annual Food From the Bar Campaign Sets Record by Raising $726,000 in Six Weeks

BASF and the SF-Marin Food Bank celebrated the results of the annual Food From the Bar (FFTB) campaign at an awards ceremony at the Merchants Exchange Club on June 20….

BASF Honors Gap’s Marie Ma and Adobe at Annual In-House Counsel Diversity Awards

More than 60 people attended The Bar Association of San Francisco’s annual In-House Counsel Diversity Awards reception on July 12 at the law firm of Polsinelli. BASF Executive Director Yolanda…

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…

Assistant District Attorney Xochitl Carrion: A Shining Example

San Francisco Assistant District Attorney Xochitl Carrion graduated from high school two and one-half years early. She earned her degree in Women’s, Chicana/o’s and LGBT Studies from UCLA. In 2004,…

Former Scholarship Recipient Gives Back Through Sanford Heisler Public Interest Fellowship

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program was established in 1998 to reaffirm a commitment to diversity in legal education and the legal profession. Most…

Single Mother Inspired by Destination Law School Program

Shronda Allen was a student at Alameda City College when she attended a Destination Law School (DLS) panel presentation last fall.  While there, she met JDC’s Director of Diversity Pipeline…

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…