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Complimentary Resume Review With the BASF Career Center

Increase your chances of being contacted for your dream job. The Bar Association of San Francisco offers a free service to you as a job seeker — Resume Critique! This…

Joint Statement of Bar Association of San Francisco and Justice & Diversity Center in Support of Chief Justice’s Letter to Attorney General and Secretary of Homeland Security

April 10, 2017 — San Francisco — The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco support Chief Justice…

McCartney’s Long and Bumpy Road to Copyright Ownership

Delia Ramirez, Of Counsel at Hakimi Law   The struggle for ownership rights between The Beatles songwriters, Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon (now his estate), and their publishers has…

Homeless Advocacy Project Attorneys Level the Playing Field for Client in Eviction Case

Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) client Tim has been living in his rent-controlled unit in Nob Hill for about six years. His rent is reasonable and he pays his it on…

Recalling Judge Edward Stern, Visionary for Indigent Criminal Defense

Steve Kaus This article first appeared at www.beyondchron.org [HERE] and is republished with permission.   No one had an unkind word to say about Judge Edward Stern, who passed away…

Retirement from Active Practice, but Not Pro Bono

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) honors Sheldon Balman as Volunteer of the Month for his hard work defending vulnerable ten-ants from eviction with JDC’s Housing Negotiation Project (HNP). At…

Court Reporting Ethics Panel Takes On Controversial Topics

By Ana Fatima Costa, RPR, CSR (Ret.) During the recent CLE program “Can You Say That? Legal Ethics of Working with Court Reporters,” put on by the Paralegal Section, these…

Political Drama No Match for Biden Family Domestic Drama

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis Van Voorhis & Sosna For Joe Biden, there may actually be an upside to the Trump election: the ongoing political drama draws attention…

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…

2017 Delegation to the California Conference of Bar Associations

Registration is open for The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Delegation to the 2017 California Conference of Bar Associations (CCBA). The CCBA is California’s foremost attorney-run legislative body that has…