Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

2013 Scholarship Recipients Preparing for the Bar and Their Future

We are pleased to provide an update on three Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship recipients who graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in May…

School-To-College: The First Step to Increasing Diversity in the Legal Profession [Infographic]

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Panelists Aim to Inspire Diverse Students to Think About a Legal Career

More than 15 students attended a Destination Law School panel presentation at San Francisco State University. The panel presentation was organized in partnership with San Francisco State University’s Equal Opportunity…

Former Scholarship Recipient Takes on Clerkships

2011 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship recipient Antonio Ingram, Morrison & Foerster, will be clerking for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana with Judge Ivan Lemelle…

LGBT Battle for Equality Goes Beyond the Altar

Stan Sarkisov Almost fifty years after the first same-sex couple was denied a marriage license in California, last year Obergefell v. Hodges codified a fundamental right to marry a person…

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…