Category Archives: Resources

Community Law Practice Incubator Profile: Jason Yee

Jason Yee is a man on a mission. You may see him in the halls of BASF, at the immigration court, or at a community naturalization event, combining old-fashioned hard…

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Increase Your Referral Network through Lawyer Referral and Information Service Membership

By Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager In its 70-plus year history, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) has provided attorneys with…

Legal Writing Tip: Seriously, Just Use the Serial Comma

By Savannah Blackwell, BASF Bulletin Contributor Of all punctuation marks, the comma is the one most often debated in courthouses; its presence or absence in statutes and other legal texts…

Legal Writing Tip: Statement of Facts, Part Two

By Savannah Blackwell BASF Bulletin Contributor When writing the statement of facts, choose your material wisely, set it forth clearly, and end it with a kick. Many judges consider a…

Legal Writing Tip: Write Your Statement of Facts in the Form of a Narrative

By Savannah Blackwell BASF Bulletin Contributor The first step in writing a compelling statement of facts for your brief or motion is to prepare a chronology of events in the…

Are You an Attorney Seeking Legal Advice? Call the Attorney-to-Attorney Advice Program

By Emmy Pasternak LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) has operated an Attorney-to-Attorney Advice Program (ATAA) since 1975….

The Value of Mobile Device Forensic Examination During an Investigation

Steve Attwood, Califorensics As a Human Resource professional, you are often brought in to situations where an investigation is required. This article discusses one aspect of the investigation that is…

Update to LRIS Legacy Business Status Case

By Emmy Pasternak LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager In November 2015, this publication ran an article regarding a small business owner who had contacted BASF’s Lawyer Referral and Information…

Sample Forms for Law Practice Management: Time-Saving Resources at the San Francisco Law Library

By Andrea Woods The San Francisco Law Library maintains a comprehensive Law Practice Management Collection, with publications that detail all aspects of running a practice—client relations, billing, marketing, finances, risk…