Category Archives: News

September Bulletin Board: Our Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

LGBT Bar Assocation Names Top Lawyers Under 40 The following BASF members were included on the National LGBT Bar Association’s Best 40 Lawyers Under 40: Jeffrey Jacobi, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw…

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Curtis L. Briggs Firm: Law Offices of Curtis L. Briggs Area of Practice: Primary focus in the areas of criminal defense and community activism Law School: Golden Gate University Interesting…

Legal Community Exceeds Goals in Annual Drive for San Francisco and Marin Food Banks

BASF and the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks celebrated a record-breaking annual Food From the Bar Campaign at an awards ceremony in July. Food From the Bar is the…

BASF Member Elected to State Bar Board of Trustees

BASF member Daniel Dean, Fotouhi Epps Hillger Gilroy Mau, was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the State Bar Board of Trustees. Dean has served on numerous community…

BASF Supports Two Winning State Bar Diversity Awards

Judge Brenda Harbin-Forte Wins Individual Award Judge Brenda Harbin-Forte of the Alameda Superior Court will be awarded the State Bar of California’s 2013 Diversity Award in the Individual Lawyer Category…

Marriage in America Event Draws More than 140

Panelists included Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 Case, Kristin Perry and Sandra Stier   A recent panel discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court rulings in the same-sex marriage cases (Hollingsworth…

A Week at BASF [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at your bar association? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a week in the life of BASF and…

Today On C-SPAN: BASF’s ‘Marriage in America: Life after Windsor and Perry’ panel discussion

UPDATE: A video of the broadcast is now available online: www.c-spanvideo.org/program/314035-1 Tune in to C-SPAN today for a broadcast of BASF’s panel discussion on marriage in America. The July 17 event…

BASF’s Yolanda Jackson Gives Testimony to ABA on Stand Your Ground Laws

Yolanda Jackson, Deputy Executive Director and Diversity Director of The Bar Association of San Francisco, provided testimony today to the American Bar Association’s National Task Force on Stand Your Ground…

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Amy Todd-Gher Valdez Todd & Doyle LLP www.vtdlaw.com Law School: University of Virginia School of Law Area of Practice: Employment litigation and counseling Fun Fact: I left one of my…