Category Archives: Members in the News

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

Dennis Raglin Named Mentor of the Year Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF) named Dennis Raglin of Sedgwick as their Mentor of the Year. BALIF is the nation’s oldest…

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New Staff Attorney Joins Justice & Diversity Center’s Federal Pro Bono Project

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) welcomes Kelly Corcoran as a staff attorney with its Federal Pro Bono Project. Corcoran works in the Northern District of California’s Oakland Courthouse, giving…

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Lawyer Referral and Information Service Attorney Spotlight – Ryan Vlasak

Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager In 2012, a distraught mother contacted the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) seeking an attorney for a wrongful death lawsuit. A…

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Lawyer Referral and Information Service Lead Staff Immigration Attorney Named a Woman of Influence

Ilyce Shugall, BASF member and Lawyer Referral and Information Service’s (LRIS) Lead Immigration Attorney, temporarily on staff to assist with the launch of the San Francisco Immigrant Legal Defense Collaborative,…

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

Governor Brown Appoints Two Members to Judgeships California Governor Brown recently announced the appointment of Joseph M. Quinn, Hanson Bridgett and Sharon M. Reardon, San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, to…

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Mark Burton Establishes Grant for First-Year Law Students

Mark Burton, a BASF member, is looking out for the future of the legal profession. Thanks to the newly created Mark E. Burton Grant for Professional Engagement, first-year law students…

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

Asian American Bar Association Installs 2015-2016 Board The following BASF members were recently installed to the Asian American Bar Association’s Board of Directors: Treasurer Miriam Kim, Munger, Tolles & Olson;…

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

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the Bay Area Honors Pro Bono Service Several BASF members were recently honored by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights at its 28th annual…

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Ten Things You Don’t Know About Alyssa Snyder

Alyssa Snyder is thrilled to have recently joined Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass as a nonprofit and tax associate. Coblentz is a respected San Francisco Bay Area law firm with…

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Haywood Gilliam and Charles Crompton Confirmed as Judges

The United States Senate has confirmed President Obama’s nomination of San Francisco attorney Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., to serve as a judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern…