Category Archives: News from the Bar

Peter Catalanotti and Cometria Cooper Honored at Barristers Club Diversity Reception

Barristers Club members Cometria Cooper, University of San Francisco School of Law, and Peter Catalanotti, Freeman Mathis & Gary, were honored at the 9th Annual Barristers Diversity Award Reception on…

Three Keys to Crafting a Path to Success

Drew Amoroso The theme of this year’s Barristers Annual Meeting, “Crafting a Path to Success,” can be an elusive concept. Many of us struggle mightily to define what success means…

Robert Jacobs, Mediator

BASF Welcomes Robert Jacobs to its Bay Area Mediation Services Panel

Robert B. Jacobs helps parties settle disputes by focusing early on key issues. Parties who mediate with him find he is both fair and persuasive. During the course of his…

Wanted: Nominees for Paralegal Awards and New Executive Committee Members

By Victoria Newman, RP ANNUAL AWARDS How would you like to show some appreciation for your hard-working legal support staff? Now is your chance! The Paralegal Section of The Bar…

Meet the San Francisco Superior Court Judges Community Event Held in August

The Barristers Club Board of Directors, San Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge Teri Jackson and Third Baptist Church Pastor Amos Brown hosted a Meet the Judges event on August 27….

Section Builds Community through Educational and Leadership Opportunities

Sebastian Kaplan of Fenwick & West accepted the position of 2017 Chair of The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Intellectual Property (IP) Section Melody Drummond Hansen, of O’Melveny & Myers,…

Judges Reception: Honoring Judge William Orrick

The Barristers Club of The Bar Association of San Francisco presents the Thirty-Third Annual Judges Reception Wednesday, July 19 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Judicial Council of California 455 Golden Gate…

BASF Executive Director Honored by Bay Area Urban Debate League

BASF and JDC Executive Director Yolanda Jackson was recently honored by the Bay Area Urban Debate League (BAUDL) with its Great Debater Award. The award was presented to Jackson at…

Leaders Come Together to Discuss Police Reform and Changing Police Culture

Well over 100 lawyers and law enforcement representatives from throughout the Bay Area attended a two-hour panel discussion organized by BASF’s Criminal Justice Task Force that focused on the important…

BASF Mourns the Loss of Retired Judge Steven A. Brick

The Bar Association of San Francisco mourns the sudden passing of 1991 President Steven A. Brick on June 10. Judge Brick was an Alameda County Superior Court Judge from 2001…