Category Archives: Members in the News

The four attorneys selected to participate in the Community Law Practice Incubator project, from left: Jason Yee, Nick Goldman, Christina Sava  and Jubilee Menzies.

Incubator Project Launches with Four Attorneys

By Carole Conn Director of Public Service Programs LRIS/ADR   Legal incubators have been increasing in recent years to address the negative consequences of two divergent realities: A widening legal…

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Legal Writing Tip: Draft the Main Issue First

By Savannah Blackwell, BASF Bulletin Contributor Well-trained journalists learn a critical commandment early in their careers: never start writing until you know the story. Or, as novelist John Irving put…

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Timothy Halloran Jumps Through Hoops to Make A Difference

By Elizabeth McGriff, Director of Diversity Pipeline Programs   In 2009, while talking to a parent from a public high school at a basketball tournament, BASF member Timothy Halloran, Murphy…

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State Bar Honors Local Attorney

The State Bar of California recently announced that Elizabeth Balassone, an associate at Morrison & Foerster was the recipient of their Jack Berman Award of Achievement for Distinguished Service to…

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BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

Daily Journal Announces Top Labor and Employment Attorneys Amar Andrus Birenbaum Dermody Dickson Heinicke Henn Lowe Meny Mezias Orr Reis Sagafi The following BASF members were included on the Daily Journal’s…

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Join the Conference of California Bar Associations in San Diego This Fall: Be a Delegate, Help Change Laws and Meet Great People

James Brosnahan, Morrison & Foerster What is the Conference of California Bar Associations? You can change the law of California. You can be a delegate of the Conference of California…

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BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

Daily Journal Announces Top Plaintiff’s Attorneys Cabraser Fastiff Gibbs The following BASF members were included on the Daily Journal’s list of “Top Plaintiff Lawyers” in 2016: Elizabeth Cabraser and Eric…

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Discovering the Delegation: How You Can Join the California Conference of Bar Associations and Change California Law

James Marion, Law Offices of James P. Marion As attorneys we are often confronted by situations where a law simply does not work in the client’s favor. Similarly, we often…

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BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

Henderson California Association of Black Lawyers Honors BASF Member Paul Henderson, Legal Analyst and Deputy Chief of Staff & Director of Public Safety, San Francisco Mayor’s Office, was recently honored…

From left, CCBA Chair Elect Jeff Hayden, Matthew Lewis, Olga Dombrovskaya, Catherine Rucker, Sen. Mark Leno, Mary Vail, Matthew Mallet and Oliver Dunlap.

BASF Delegation Heads to State Capitol on Legislative Day

Interested in Joining the BASF Delegation to the California Conference of Bar Associations? Each year more than 20 CCBA resolutions get introduced as bills in the California legislature, and approximately…