Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

Alvaro Carvajal with STC student Shaless Hogan

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…


Mock Trial Coach Looks Back at Great Year

Matthew Yan, Moscone Emblidge & Otis Coaching high schoolers feels a lot like making popcorn: you add heat and agitation, then pray that everything “pops” in the end. Despite months…


Magna Carta Celebrates Its 800th Anniversary

Eight hundred years ago, the sealing of Magna Carta on a grassy English meadow at Runnymeade by the Thames took place when barons coerced King John of England into granting…


Balboa High School Wins San Francisco County Mock Trial Competition

Stealing while on an internship? No, this is not an episode of “I Almost Got Away With It,” this is the 2015 San Francisco County High School Mock Trial Competition….


“Open Doors” 1L Job Shadow Program Launched

Since the Great Recession, Bay Area law students have found a tougher entry-level job market. As a mentor to law students and lawyers, long-time BASF member and McDermott Will &…

Academy Principal Greg Markwith and STC Coordinator Alvaro Carvajal

School-To-College Continues to Make a Real Difference in Widening the Diversity Pipeline To College

School-To-College (STC) is one of several diversity pipeline programs of the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco. Currently embedded in the Academy of Arts &…