Category Archives: News

Charlene "Chuck" Shimada

February Bulletin Board: Members and Leader Circle Firms in the News

Members Elected to American Law Institute Charlene “Chuck” Shimada, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and Angel Garganta, Venable, were both recently elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), a leading independent…

Malcolm Heinicke Installed as 2018 BASF President

More than 450 members of the legal community were in attendance at the December 14 membership luncheon and installation of 2018 President Malcolm Heinicke. Heinicke, a partner in the San…

From left, Rachelle Evans, case manager at the Windsor in San Francisco's Tenderloin district; Janet Brown, resident at the Windsor; Simon Boehme, Mediator, Conflict Intervention Service; Laura Rodriguez, Program Director of Support Services at the Windsor

Compassion in Conflict: BASF Offers Conflict Intervention Service in Affordable Housing

Members of the CIS Mediation team contributed to this article   The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Conflict Intervention Service (CIS) is a grant-funded project of the City and County…

Increase Your Referral Sources and Make an Impact in the Community

By Emmy Pasternak, Outreach and Case Development Manager, LRIS   When a lawyer decides to join the panel of experienced attorneys through the Lawyer Referral and Information Service, their motivation…

Justice & Diversity Center

Thank You, JDC Leadership Council

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks our Leadership Council for its continuing guidance and support. Leadership Council members help build a strong bridge between JDC and the legal community…

Day in Court Program Expands

As part of the Justice & Diversity Center’s ongoing commitment to providing San Francisco’s youth with positive educational opportunities, this year the Day In Court program was expanded by bringing…

Mobilizing for Justice in Our Community

Erin A. Gordon From the Winter 2017 issue of San Francisco Attorney magazine. Click to view fullscreen. community response, Trump administration, Merri Baldwin, Yolanda Jackson, Gloria Chun, Julie Traun, Kelly…

Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Law

Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Legal Industry

By Clayton Dodd, Law Office of Peter N. Brewer One of the hottest technology trends is artificial intelligence (AI), where machines are programmed to crunch large sets of data and…

Alice Shikina and Sanford Kingsley

BASF Welcomes New Mediators to Mediation Service

Alice Shikina of Shikina Mediation and Arbitration is a certified mediator with a unique background. She has over 20 years of theatre experience, which she brings to her mediation practice….