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Risk Management Tip: Break Up With Your Clients

By Jennifer Becker, Long & Levit Constant business development pressure can lead to behavior at odds with prudent risk management. Many attorneys are reluctant to cut the cord on existing…

Estate Planning Corner: Designate Retirement Account Beneficiaries to Protect Your Legacy

By John O’Grady, O’Grady Law Group No one wants to pay more taxes than they owe, but your estate can wind up shelling out extra if you don’t clearly designate…

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Administering Special Needs Trusts

By James O’Brien Law Office of James O’Brien Many families seek to protect the resources of a loved one with special needs through the creation of a Special Needs Trust…

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Three Honored as Outstanding Barristers for 2016

Mark Conrad, Conrad & Metlitzky; Marie Ma, Gap Inc; and Andrew McDevitt, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, were all honored with Outstanding Barrister Awards at the 2016 Annual Membership Luncheon…

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Five Members Recognized at Annual Lunch in 2016 with Awards of Merit

Five BASF members were honored with Awards of Merit for their dedication to the organization in 2016. Buck Endemann, Paul Hastings; Carolyn Lee, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Matt Gluck, Gluck…

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Justice & Diversity Center Announces New 2017 Board Members

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) recently confirmed its Board of Directors for 2017. Merri Baldwin, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, will serve as…

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Tax Attorney Assists Low-Income Clients With Complex Issues

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) would like to thank Volunteer of the Month, Henry Cheng of DLA Piper. Cheng represents clients in tax controversy matters through JDC’s Low Income…

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Management Essentials-Must-Read Resources at the San Francisco Law Library

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 management,…

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BASF President Initiative Named: Community Law Practice Incubator

By Carole Conn, Director of Public Service Programs LRIS/ADR   The Bar Association of San Francisco in conjunction with the Justice & Diversity Center is proud to announce the naming…

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Legal Community Continues to Support Undergrad Students Through Destination Law School Program

Over the last two months, the Destination Law School program visited three schools, reaching more than 60 students who are interested in pursuing a law school education. DLS is thankful…