Category Archives: News

2014 Officers and Directors Confirmed

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Nominating Committee recently confirmed five directors to serve on its Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee, chaired by immediate past President Kelly M. Dermody,…

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Eugene Mar Law School: Harvard Law Firm: Farella Braun + Martel Practice Area: Intellectual Property Litigation Fun Fact: In retirement, my father has fashioned a fun hobby as a food…

A Week at the Justice & Diversity Center [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at the Justice & Diversity Center? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a sample week in the life…

Leaders Circle: Sponsor Firm Program Gets Fresh New Name

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s  long-standing Sponsor Firm program will be renamed “Leaders Circle” as of the 2014 membership year which begins October 2013. A Leaders Circle firm is…

Justice & Diversity Center Welcomes New Attorney

The Federal Pro Bono Project is pleased to announce the addition of its newest staff attorney, Nerissa Kunakemakorn. She staffs the project’s new office at the Oakland district court, possible…

BASF and JDC Announce Hiring of New Chief Financial Officer

The Bar Association of San Francisco and the Justice & Diversity Center welcomed Stephen Nerheim as its Chief Financial Officer in late August. Nerheim comes to BASF/JDC from Nerheim &…

BASF-Sponsored Voting Rights Resolution Passes ABA House of Delegates

Co-sponsored with the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities and the Standing Committee on Election Law, in August, The Bar Association of San Francisco presented to…

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

UC Hastings Honors Alumni UC Hastings College of the Law will celebrate the accomplishments of its alumni at its first ever UC Hastings Honors Gala on October 11. BASF member…

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Judith A. Zahid Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason www.zelle.com Law School: UC Berkeley School of Law Area of Practice: Antitrust, Complex Litigation Fun Facts At one point in my life,…

No Glass Ceiling Co-Chair to Receive Fay Stender Award

California Women Lawyers (CWL) will honor BASF No Glass Ceiling Committee Co-Chair Patricia Gillette, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, with its Fay Stender Award. CWL established the Fay Stender Award in…