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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…

Berman DeValerio Joins Sponsor Firm Family

BASF is excited to welcome Berman DeValerio as its newest Sponsor Firm. Berman DeValerio handles class actions and other complex litigation, primary securities and antitrust lawsuits, on behalf of institutional…

Legal Writing Tip: Begin with Your Conclusion

In law school, the IRAC formula was drilled into our brains. As a result, most legal briefs are structured using the Issue, Rule, Analysis and Conclusion format. Let me suggest…

July Bulletin Board: Our Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

Farella Partner Honored by Marin Justice League Environmental Law Partner Chris Locke, of Farella Braun + Martel, was recently honored as an inductee into the Legal Aid of Marin’s (LAM)…

Justice & Diversity Center’s Consumer Project Volunteer Lisa Espada Helps Those in Financial Crisis

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Lisa J. Espada as our Volunteer of the Month for July 2013.  Espada has been volunteering with JDC’s Consumer Project…

Mind the Gap Participant’s Pro Bono Work Saves a Family’s Home

BASF’s Mind the Gap (MTG) program provides recently licensed attorneys who are unemployed or underemployed with training, work experience, mentorship connections and debt reduction information as they bridge the gap…

Marriage Equality Matters Because…[VIDEO]

Leaders in the San Francisco legal community voice their opinions on why marriage equality matters to them. Watch the video below or click here to watch it on Vimeo: BASF:…

Victory for Marriage Equality!

The Bar Association of San Francisco Applauds the U.S. Supreme Court for Striking Down California’s Proposition 8 BASF joined amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit…

Pilot Program Launched to Serve Veterans Facing Criminal Charges

Julie Traun, Director of Court Programs, Lawyer Referral and Information Service, The Bar Association of San Francisco Appropriately, I visited the Superior Court’s new Veterans Justice Court (VJC) just after…