Category Archives: News

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Equality Committee Keeps Busy In April with Happy Hour and “Marriage on Trial” Panel Discussion

BASF’s inaugural Equality Committee Happy Hour took place on April 16 and was hosted by Keker & Van Nest. The gathering was a wonderful opportunity for guests to mingle with…

BASF Past President Honored with the Margaret Brent Award

The American Bar Association recently announced that BASF’s nominee, Terry Stewart, San Francisco’s Chief Deputy City Attorney, has been named a recipient of the 2013 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of…

May Bulletin Board: BASF Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

California Attorney General Names Oakland Attorney to FPPC Meyers Nave attorney Eric Casher was recently named to the  Fair Political Practices Commission (FPCC), California’s political watchdog agency, by state Attorney…