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Barristers Club Name Mark Conrad of the U.S. Attorney’s Office as 2014 President

The Barristers Club, BASF’s new attorney division, recently announced its officers for the 2014 Board of Directors. Mark Conrad, U.S. Attorney’s Office, will serve as president; Heather Wong, Lieff Cabraser…

Eight Members to be Honored for Contributions to Legal Community

BASF will honor eight outstanding members at its December 17 Annual Membership Luncheon. The following members are being honored with an Award of Merit: Fred Fields, Coblentz, Patch, Duffy, &…

How to Cope With a Difficult Courtroom Experience

Does this sound familiar? You are in the courtroom and you have a personality clash with the judge. By the time you leave you feel like the judge just chewed you up and spit you out. Argh! As you go about your day, you realize that event just doesn’t leave your head. It loops. Your inner critic speaks loudly, stating all the things you should have said or done differently.

The Impact of the Homeless Advocacy Project [INFOGRAPHIC]

During National Homeless Awareness Week, the Justice & Diversity Center celebrates its Homeless Advocacy Project’s 25th anniversary. In 25 years of service, hundreds of dedicated staff attorneys, advocates and social…

Five Takeaways from the Legal Marketing Technology Conference/West

This article was first published at www.attorneyatwork.com. You can find the original article at www.attorneyatwork.com/legal-marketing-technology-out-west. Technical and social skills don’t always go hand-in-hand. But in today’s marketplace, it is crucial to master…

Seven Content Marketing Tips for Lawyers

“Content marketing” is no doubt the legal marketing buzz-phrase of the year. The Content Marketing Institute defines it as a “technique of creating and distributing relevant and valuable content to attract, acquire and engage a clearly defined and understood target audience.” So what does this have to do with you?

Destination Law School [INFOGRAPHIC]

Participants of our Destination Law School program participated in an 8 week intensive Kaplan LSAT course. The infographic below shows results from our Summer 2012 class. Students took a diagnostic…

Declining Presence of African American Judges on Federal and State Court Benches Discussed

BASF recently held a panel discussion “Judicial Crisis: Declining Presence of African Americans on Federal and State Court Benches.” The event was co-sponsored by the Charles Houston Bar Association, California…

Scholarship Recipients and Donors Honored

The Justice & Diversity Center held its annual Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship reception in September at Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass. This year $30,000 in scholarships were awarded…