Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

Former School-To-College Student Shines as First-Generation College Student

Alvaro Carvajal, School-To-College Coordinator High school is one of the most difficult transitions for young people. There are social, academic and family dynamics that add to the pressures of being in a…

LGBT Youth Project Volunteers Visit Local High School to Inspire Students to Pursue a Legal Career

On April 19, Paul Sousa, Kate Svinarich and Tami Fisher volunteered for the LGBT Youth Project’s visit to Downtown High School. The volunteers met with approximately 30 students across three…

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…

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…

Scholarship Recipient Selected for Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship

The Justice & Diversity Center is delighted to report that Luis Beltran, one of the Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship recipients has received the Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer…

Destination Law School Panelists Inspire and Encourage Undergrads to Consider a Career in Law

More than 40 students attended a highly engaging Destination Law School panel presentation at Laney College on March 1. Panelists included Andrew Bozant, Farella Braun + Martel; Antonio Ingram, Morrison…

Attorneys and Judge Visit Local Middle School to Talk to LGBT Youth

On February 17, attorneys Dominic Campodonico and Peter Catalanotti spoke on a panel with San Francisco Superior Court Judge Linda Colfax to the Aptos Middle School in San Francisco as…

Lowell High School Emerges as San Francisco County Mock Trial Champs

A student at Central Coast University on a track and field scholarship was facing a felony charge of murder for the homicide of a campus security guard. The student raised…

Justice & Diversity Center Places Groundbreaking Federal Pro Bono Case Regarding Transgender Prisoner’s Rights

Lilly Dagdigian, Legal Projects Coordinator, Justice & Diversity Center A groundbreaking case placed with counsel by the Justice & Diversity Center’s Federal Pro Bono Project has made California the first…

Know a Diverse Local Law Student?

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…