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2011 Minority Scholarship Recipient Pays It Forward By Informing High School Students About Legal Career Opportunities

This summer, Edelmira Diaz, MSW, a third year law student at UC Hastings College of the Law, participated in the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) Legal Action Education Program (LEAP)….

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Publishes FAQs Related to DOMA and How it Could Affect Your Clients

On June 26, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined marriage to be that between a man and…

Former BASF President Nominated to Federal Court Bench

President Obama nominated former BASF President James Donato, a partner at Shearman & Sterling, in June to become a judge on the federal court in San Francisco. Donato, who served…

Want New Business Development Opportunities? Become a BASF Sponsor Firm!

A BASF Sponsor Firm is a firm with ten or more attorneys in its office that pays for 100% of its attorneys to be BASF members. With Sponsor Firm status,…

Farella Braun + Martel: Advancing the Right to Civil Counsel

  Farella Braun + Martel celebrated its 50th anniversary last year by reaffirming its longstanding commitment to public service. This year, Farella has continued its tradition of service by joining…

What to do if your caseload is full or if a legal matter is outside the scope of your practice

More resources: For the community: Need an aviation accident attorney? Visit www.sfbar.org/lawyerreferrals/aviation-accident-attorneys.aspx for more information. Do you need a referral to an attorney for a different matter? The Lawyer Referral & Information Service…

Arnold & Porter Hosts In-House Counsel Mixer

BASF held its most recent in-house counsel mixer on Wednesday, June 5. The event was hosted by BASF Sponsor Firm Arnold & Porter. The evening was a huge success with…

BASF Sponsor Firm Bingham McCutchen Holds Women’s Retreat

Bingham McCutchen’s San Francisco office recently hosted an event that served as a forum for the firm’s Northern California-based women attorneys that focused on both advancing participants’ individual business  and…

Sponsor Firm Managing Partners Dinner Features Legal Leaders

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) held its first ever “Legal Leaders of the Bay Area Dinner” at Morton’s the Steakhouse. The dinner brought together the managing partners of…

Two BASF Members Appointed as Judges

The United States Senate recently confirmed the appointment of William Orrick III as a federal judge in the Northern District of California. Prior to his appointment, Orrick served as Counsel…