Category Archives: News

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July Bulletin Board: Our Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

Farella Partner Honored by Marin Justice League Environmental Law Partner Chris Locke, of Farella Braun + Martel, was recently honored as an inductee into the Legal Aid of Marin’s (LAM)…

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Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning

John O‘Grady, O’Grady Law Group, APC Finally: Legal Recourse for the Fraudulently Disinherited Some people will sink pretty low to snatch someone else’s inheritance for themselves – even lying to…

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Marriage Equality Matters Because…[VIDEO]

Leaders in the San Francisco legal community voice their opinions on why marriage equality matters to them. Watch the video below or click here to watch it on Vimeo: BASF:…

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Victory for Marriage Equality!

The Bar Association of San Francisco Applauds the U.S. Supreme Court for Striking Down California’s Proposition 8 BASF joined amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit…

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Pilot Program Launched to Serve Veterans Facing Criminal Charges

Julie Traun, Director of Court Programs, Lawyer Referral and Information Service, The Bar Association of San Francisco Appropriately, I visited the Superior Court’s new Veterans Justice Court (VJC) just after…

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Justice & Diversity Center Honors Outstanding Volunteers

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Justice & Diversity Center Honors Outstanding Legal Services and Diversity Educational Program Volunteers Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye was on hand to present awards The…

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BASF’s Sponsor Firm Program Thriving As Seven New Firms Added

2013 has been an exceptional year for BASF’s Sponsor Firm program with the addition of seven new firms. A BASF Sponsor Firm is a firm with ten or more attorneys…

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June Bulletin Board: BASF Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

Three BASF Members Honored by Diversity Council Past BASF President Joan Haratani, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, former BASF Board Member Cloey Hewlett, Nossaman, and California Minority Counsel Program Executive Director…

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Morrison & Foerster – A Leader in the Right to Civil Counsel Movement

One year ago, San Francisco became the nation’s first “Right to Civil Counsel” city by passing the Right to Civil Counsel ordinance stating the city’s intent to create a local…

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BASF’s Commitment to Gideon

It should come as no surprise that a “Civil Gideon” pilot project is the brainchild of The Bar Association of San Francisco and two of its former Presidents, Jim Brosnahan,…