Category Archives: News from the Bar

Open Letter to Greg Gopman Regarding: San Francisco’s Homeless Population

Our San Francisco homeless population is made up of real people. Many struggle with the impact of life circumstances that are well beyond their control – women and children forced from their homes by domestic violence, veterans who suffer from PTSD or other mental illness, and individuals with disabilities or medical conditions that prevent them from getting or be able to pay for long term housing.

Introducing Two New Member Benefits Partners

BASF Members now receive a 10% lifetime discount on Clio, a leading platform for web-based practice management, time and billing, and client collaboration for small firms and solo practitioners. In…

Our Members Make a Difference…BASF Makes It Easier!

BASF’s 2014 membership theme is “You Make a Difference. We Make It Easier.” Candy Michelle Smallwood, a BASF member and Barrister, is an attorney making a difference in the lives…

Barristers Club Name Mark Conrad of the U.S. Attorney’s Office as 2014 President

The Barristers Club, BASF’s new attorney division, recently announced its officers for the 2014 Board of Directors. Mark Conrad, U.S. Attorney’s Office, will serve as president; Heather Wong, Lieff Cabraser…

Eight Members to be Honored for Contributions to Legal Community

BASF will honor eight outstanding members at its December 17 Annual Membership Luncheon. The following members are being honored with an Award of Merit: Fred Fields, Coblentz, Patch, Duffy, &…

Special Credits Festival

BASF is holding a full-day Special Credits Festival on Saturday, December 7 that will take care of all of your ethics requirements, the substance abuse hour, and the elimination of…

A Week at BASF [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s time for another sneak peek inside The Bar Association of San Francisco. Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes look at a week in the life of…

BASF Because…

Eugene Mar Law School: Harvard Law Firm: Farella Braun + Martel Practice Area: Intellectual Property Litigation Fun Fact: In retirement, my father has fashioned a fun hobby as a food…

A Week at the Justice & Diversity Center [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at the Justice & Diversity Center? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a sample week in the life…