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In-House Counsel Reception Honors Nicole Harris and AT&T Legal Department

The 3rd annual Minority In-House Counsel Awards reception was held on July 31. The event was co-hosted by Davis Wright Tremaine and Latham & Watkins.   Awards were presented to…

Justice & Diversity Center’s Homeless Advocacy Project: Steady Stream of Income Does Not Always Equal Steady Stream of Housing

Mr. King* is disabled by mental health impairments and lives in a supportive housing project with on-site social and medical services. As a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipient he has…

September Bulletin Board: Our Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

LGBT Bar Assocation Names Top Lawyers Under 40 The following BASF members were included on the National LGBT Bar Association’s Best 40 Lawyers Under 40: Jeffrey Jacobi, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw…

BASF Because…

Curtis L. Briggs Firm: Law Offices of Curtis L. Briggs Area of Practice: Primary focus in the areas of criminal defense and community activism Law School: Golden Gate University Interesting…

Legal Community Exceeds Goals in Annual Drive for San Francisco and Marin Food Banks

BASF and the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks celebrated a record-breaking annual Food From the Bar Campaign at an awards ceremony in July. Food From the Bar is the…

Legal Writing Tip: All Too Common Usage Mistakes, Part II

As promised in a previous column, here are more commonly misused words. Jive vs. Jibe Jive means to tease or to dance the jive. Jibe means to agree or be…

Justice & Diversity Center Announces Gala Honorary Co-Chairs

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco is pleased to announce the honorary cochairs for its annual gala: Robert C. Friese, a founding partner…

Marriage in America Event Draws More than 140

Panelists included Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 Case, Kristin Perry and Sandra Stier   A recent panel discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court rulings in the same-sex marriage cases (Hollingsworth…

A Week at BASF [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at your bar association? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a week in the life of BASF and…

Today On C-SPAN: BASF’s ‘Marriage in America: Life after Windsor and Perry’ panel discussion

UPDATE: A video of the broadcast is now available online: www.c-spanvideo.org/program/314035-1 Tune in to C-SPAN today for a broadcast of BASF’s panel discussion on marriage in America. The July 17 event…