Category Archives: News from the Bar

Barristers Club Announces 2018 Board of Directors

The Barristers Club, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) new attorney division, recently announced the officers for its 2018 Board of Directors: Drew Amoroso, How to be an Invaluable…

BASF Introduces Answer1 to LineUp of Member Benefits

The Bar Association of San Francisco is proud and excited to welcome its newest member benefits partner – Answer1. Answer1 provides answering and receptionist services to small and medium sized…

Thomas Crosby

Thomas Crosby Joins BASF’s Bay Area Mediation Service

Meet Thomas Crosby, Crosby Law Group, the newest mediator to join BASF’s Bay Area Mediation Services panel. His areas of experience include: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Toxic Torts, Professional Malpractice,…

The Most Effective Legislative Body in California (That You Barely Know About)

By Alicia Gámez, Gámez Law The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations (CCBA) enjoyed a string of successes this year. The CCBA is…

Yosemite Conference

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…