Category Archives: News

Beastie Boys, ‘Girls’ Viral Video in Copyright Infringement Fight

The brief flare-up between local startup GoldieBlox and the Beastie Boys appears extinguished. Last week, GoldieBlox released an adorable video for its “engineering toys for girls,” which played new lyrics…

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

Daily Journal Top Lawyer BASF member Christopher Sullivan, Greenfield Sullivan Draa & Harrington, was mistakenly left off our November BASF Bulletin announcement about being named a Top Lawyer in California…

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Alison B. Torbitt Nixon Peabody Practice Area: Environmental Law Twitter: @NixonPeabodyLLP Fun/Interesting fact or facts: I was an aquatic ecotoxicologist prior to becoming a lawyer. Try saying that one fast!…

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…

You Make A Difference, We Make It Easier! Renew Your 2014 Membership Today!

BASF members make a difference in the community we live in —whether it’s assisting disadvantaged San Francisco residents with their legal needs or providing guidance and advice to underserved students….

Serving Those That Serve Us: Assist Military Personnel This Veterans Day

In 1945, World War II veteran Raymond Weeks from Birmingham, Alabama, had the idea to expand Armistice Day to celebrate all veterans, not just those who had died in World…

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

Leaders Circle Firm Ranks #1 in Recorder Reader Poll Congratulations to BASF Leaders Circle Firm Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney, they were chosen number one in the “Best Malpractice Law…