Category Archives: News

Two BASF Members Appointed as Judges

The United States Senate recently confirmed the appointment of William Orrick III as a federal judge in the Northern District of California. Prior to his appointment, Orrick served as Counsel…

Berman DeValerio Joins Sponsor Firm Family

BASF is excited to welcome Berman DeValerio as its newest Sponsor Firm. Berman DeValerio handles class actions and other complex litigation, primary securities and antitrust lawsuits, on behalf of institutional…

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)…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

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…