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Judge William H. Alsup Honored For His Committment to New Attorneys In and Out of the Courtroom

BASF’s Barristers Club presented its Tara L. Riedley Barristers Choice Award at the 29th Annual Judges Reception on July 25, 2013, to the Honorable William H. Alsup of the United…

No Glass Ceiling Initiative Asks Women Attorneys to “Lean In”

More than 80 people attended BASF’s No Glass Ceiling Initiative’s “Lean In” in the Legal Profession panel and reception in July. The event focused on Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean…

Scholarship Recipients Announced: Five Bay Area Law Students Awarded

BASF recently announced the recipients of its 2013 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of donors, five scholarships will be awarded to minority students attending Bay…

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…