Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

BASF and JDC Welcome New Diversity & Pipeline Programs Manager

BASF and JDC are excited to welcome Elizabeth McGriff as our new Diversity & Pipeline Programs Manager. McGriff, a former trial attorney, comes to BASF/JDC from College Track where she…

Four Scholarships to be Awarded to Bay Area Minority Law Students

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco announced the recipients of its 2015 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of…

Mock Trial Volunteer Perspective: Adam Maldonado

Adam Maldonado, Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Bringing together attorney volunteers, judges, and teenagers from public high schools across San Francisco, BASF has once again united the legal community with…

BASF LGBT Issues Committee Releases Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

A statement from BASF’s LGBT Issues Committee Chairs Peter Catalanotti and Robert Gower:   On June 26, the United States Supreme Court handed down its landmark opinion in Obergefell v….

SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality Nation-Wide

11 years of dedication to marriage equality: The timeline below, culminating in today’s landmark SCOTUS opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, starts in 2004 when San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom authorized…

School-To-College Continues to Make Impact on Students Academics

A message from Academy of Arts and Sciences Principal Greg Markwith Supportive. High Expectations. Considerate. Collaborative. Determined. These are the words I use to describe Alvaro Carvajal, BASF’s School-To-College (STC)…

Thank You to AT&T’s Marvin Anderson

The Bar Association of San Francisco would like to give a special thanks to BASF Board Member Marvin Anderson, General Attorney from AT&T, who sat in on a student’s panel…

Law Day: 800-Year Old Magna Carta Makes its Mark on High School Students

On Friday May 1, BASF celebrated Law Day by taking 12 volunteer attorneys to three high schools throughout San Francisco to educate more than 150 students about the Law Day…

Bowling Tournament Fundraiser is Right Up Your Alley

On August 10, 2015 the Justice & Diversity Center will host its 2nd Annual Diversity Bowl, a fundraiser benefitting JDC’s Mock Trial Program. Click on the image to the right…

Implicit Bias: Light it Up

Patricia K. Gillette, Chair, BASF’s Subcommittee on Women Why are so many people afraid of the dark?  Maybe because you don’t know what’s there.  You sense danger. So you remain…