Category Archives: Members in the News

Mediator Ron Kelly Receives President’s Award from ADR Association

The Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (ADRNC) presented BASF member Ron Kelly with a President’s Award at their annual conference in March. This award is presented to recognize…

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

SeLegue Sean Selegue Elected to State Bar Board of Trustees Sean Selegue, Arnold & Porter, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the State Bar of…

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

Members Named as Finalists in Top Corporate Counsel AwardsTwo BASF members were included as finalists in the San Francisco Business Times “Top Bay Area Corporate Counsel” list. Conor French of…

Tenacious Attorney Fights for Six Low-Income Tenants in the Mission

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize as our Volunteer of the Month David Tchack, who works with the Eviction Defense and Housing Negotiation Projects. Tchack consistently…

Deciding on the Decider: Tips on Arbitrator Selection

Steve Schrey Arbitration can arise in a variety of legal matters facing solo and small firm lawyers, such as in real estate, employment, and construction, or in drafting a dispute…

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

Joshua Lipshutz Named to “40 Under 40” List Joshua Lipshutz, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, was named to the San Francisco Business Times “40 Under 40” list, which said, “These outstanding…

From left, Shay Gilmore, Hon. Tara Flanagan, Hon. Christopher Bowen, Hon. Therese Stewart and Peter Catalanotti

LGBT Judges Discuss Their Paths to the Judiciary

More than 30 people attended the “Pathways to the Judiciary” CLE and reception presented by BASF’s Equality Subcommittee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in late January. Attendees were…

Paoli & Geerhart: Two Decades of Pro Bono with the Justice & Diversity Center

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize our Volunteers of the Month, Chuck Geerhart and Tom Paoli, attorneys at JDC’s Legal Advice & Referral Clinic (LARC). Geerhart…

Perfectly Matched Client and Attorney = Another Successful LRIS Referral

By Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager Mixing family matters with business matters can strain even the closest of relationships. The additions of a step-family, a church, various…

Jim Brosnahan, Gloria Chun and Katie Danielson

Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights of the Bay Area Hosts Pro Bono Awards

Thanks to Morrison & Foerster for inviting JDC’s Gloria Chun and Katie Danielson (pictured with James Brosnahan) to the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area’s…