Category Archives: News from the Bar

Save the Date: Labor and Employment Law Conference in Yosemite is February 9-10

By Peter Rukin, Rukin Hyland It has been said that “for everything there is a season.” Well, for 42 years, winter has been the season for the Labor and Employment…

BASF Introduces MyCase as Newest Member Benefit

The Bar Association of San Francisco is proud to welcome its newest member benefits partner – MyCase. MyCase is an easy-to-use and powerful practice management software that helps legal professionals…

Seeking Bilingual Spanish Speaking Attorneys with Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts Experience

The San Francisco-Marin Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) is currently seeking bilingual Spanish speaking attorneys with experience in Estate Planning, Wills, and Trusts. If you would like to receive…

Leader Circle Firm Hosts Lunch with Senator Kamala Harris

BASF Leader Circle firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer’s WomenConnect group recently hosted a client lunch at which Senator Kamala Harris was the guest speaker. The firm’s WomenConnect Program hosts…

Farella Braun + Martel Sets Things Right for Permanently Injured Bicyclist

In a recent pro bono success, a JDC staff attorney helped a permanently injured man file suit pro se in federal court. Then, volunteer attorneys from Farella Braun + Martel…

Gloria Chun Named JDC’s Pro Bono Legal Services Director

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) recently announced that JDC Pro Bono Manager/Supervising Attorney Gloria Chun was promoted to its Director/Managing Attorney of Pro Bono Legal Services. She succeeds Mairi…

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…