Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

JDC’s School-To-College Program Gives Struggling High School Senior “Academic Fuel”

On September 24, Savion Russel, a senior in JDC’s School-To-College (STC) program addressed more than 400 guests at the JDC Annual Gala. Russel has dyslexia and has always struggled in…

Destination Law School Volunteer and Mentor Opportunities

Volunteers and mentors are needed for BASF’s Destination Law School (DLS) program. DLS provides information and resources about law school and the legal profession to diverse undergraduate students in colleges…

The Veen Firm Wins First Place at Annual Diversity Bowl

More than 55 bowlers came out to Lucky Strike on August 10 to participate in the 2nd Annual Diversity Bowl. Bowlers and sponsors raised more than $11,000 for the Mock…

David Abella and Danielle Coleman Honored at Barristers Club Diversity Reception

The Barristers Club hosted its 7th Annual Diversity Reception on Wednesday, August 26. More than 100 attorneys, judges, and law students gathered at BASF to honor David Abella, Hanson Bridgett…

Charity Golf Tournament Registration is Open

Join us on October 23 for the 7th Annual Putting for the Pipeline Golf Tournament benefiting the diversity pipeline programs of the Justice & Diversity Center. Tournament highlights include: Lunch,…

Meet STC Student Savion at the 2015 #JDCGala on September 24

A message from BASF/JDc Executive Director Yolanda Jackson Next week is our annual gala through which we raise money for our diversity education programs and our legal services programs. This…

Law Academy Interns Meet Judge Edward Chen

  Law Academy interns, including those from Farella Braun + Martel, took a field trip in June to U.S. District Court, Northern District of California Judge Edward Chen’s chambers. In…

11th Annual Career Fair Draws More than 300 Law Students and 65 Employers

More than fifty employers interviewed over 300 law students from across the nation at the 11th Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair in July, sponsored by BASF and Orrick, Herrington…

Bank of the West and Kimberly Taylor Recognized at In-House Counsel Diversity Awards

More than 60 guests attended the In-House Counsel Diversity Awards Reception, hosted by Schiff Hardin on July 29. BASF/JDC Executive Director Yolanda Jackson presented the Individual Award to Kimberly L….

Summer in the City: Diversity Receptions

Summer in the City… where the networking is easy. The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) recognizes the benefits that minority and LGBTQ law students and young lawyers receive when afforded opportunities to network with other lawyers and…