Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

Hire a Law Academy Intern, Inspire a High School Student

The Law Academy, established in 1997 by then BASF President Judge Jeffrey Ross, is a program that encourages, inspires and increases career opportunities for high school students at San Francisco’s…

Open Doors 1L Job Shadow Program Expands in 2016

In March 2015 the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco and the University of San Francisco (USF) School of Law launched the Open Doors…

Inspire Diverse Students to Apply to Local Law Schools

The Destination Law School (DLS) program seeks volunteers to serve as panelists and mentors to diverse students interested in attending law school. DLS provides information about law school and the…

25th Anniversary: Report Highlights Challenges in Diversifying the Legal Profession

More than 60 people attended the December 14 panel discussion and reception for the release of BASF’s 2015 Goals and Timetables Report on Minority Hiring, Advancement and Retention. The event…

Bay Area Firms Make the Holiday Brighter for Local Pre-School Kids

Thanks to more than 50 firms, legal organizations and individuals, pre-school kids from low-income families received gifts through BASF’s Head Start Holiday Gift Program. To see a list of participating…

Volunteers Needed for Three-Hour Shifts at Mock Trial Tourney in February

The San Francisco Mock Trial Competition starts in February, and BASF’s Mock Trial Committee is looking for volunteers to serve as presiding judges and scorers for the preliminary rounds. What…

Former Scholarship Recipient Now Helping Clients with Re-Entry

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship program demonstrates JDC’s commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession. The program awards diverse first year Bay Area…

Destination Law School: Panelists Hope to Inspire Students to Attend Law School

More than 40 students attended two recent Destination Law School panel presentations, one at Mills College and the other at Berkeley College. The Mills College panelists included E. Venessa Henlon,…

Golfers and Tournament Sponsors Raise $80,000 for Diversity Pipeline Programs

More than 100 golfers and sponsors attended the Seventh Annual Putting for the Pipeline Golf Tournament on October 23 at TPC Harding Park. The tournament raised funds for BASF and…

Former Scholarship Recipient Shines in Bay Area Legal Community

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship program demonstrates the organization’s commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession. The program awards diverse first year Bay…