Thank you to the more than 90 participants of the 10th Annual Bike/Walk-A-Thon

10th Annual Bike/Walk-A-Thon Raises More Than $30,000

On Saturday, July 15 at 7:00 a.m., Team Tam, an elite group of cyclists, led by David Reidy of McGuireWoods, set out from Crissy Field for a 53.7 mile bike…

Probate Mediator Joins BASF Mediation Panel

The Bar Association of San Francisco welcomes Margaret Hand to its Bay Area Mediation Services panel. Margaret M. Hand, Hartog, Baer & Hand, has been mediating disputes arising under the…

Four Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco recently announced the recipients of its 2017 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships. Thanks to the generosity…

Legal Malpractice Corner: Risk Management Tip – SEC Reporting Rules Preempts California’s Attorney-Client Privilege

By Jennifer Becker, Long & Levit Over the past three months this column has reviewed attorney Sanford Walder’s trial victory over his former employer, Bio-Rad. Among other attorney-client privilege issues,…

Jennifer Letulle

Volunteer Attorney Offers Life-Changing Family Law Assistance

Professionally, Jennifer Letulle practices a wide range of civil law, including contracts, employment, design defect and professional liability. Family law isn’t part of her day job but that hasn’t stopped…

Katharine Van Dusen

Representing Consumers Facing Debt Collection Clears “Insurmountable Obstacles”

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass scored another win for a JDC client facing questionable debt collection efforts with no means to fight back. The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (NCSLT)…

Legal Ethics Corner: Two’s a Company, Three Might Get You Disqualified: The Ethics of Joint Representation

By Joanna L. Storey, Hassard Bonnington Amy retains Attorney to prosecute a personal injury action for an arm fracture she sustained in an automobile accident. Amy asks Attorney to meet…

District Judge William Orrick

District Judge William H. Orrick Honored at Barristers Club 33rd Annual Judges Reception

The Barristers Club of The Bar Association of San Francisco presented its Tara L. Riedley Barristers Choice Award at the 33rd Annual Judges Reception on July 19 to United States…

Adam Maldonado with Mock Trial students at their graduation

Mock Trial Volunteers Needed

Mock Trial is now accepting volunteer coaches for its 2017-2018 academic year. Help under-served students in San Francisco’s public high schools learn the fundamentals of debate: mastering critical reading; practicing…

Fenwick & West Achieves a First in JDC Pro Bono Cases

Congratulations to Fenwick & West attorneys Lynn Pasahow; Amy Hayden and Abby Wald who won actual and punitive damages for a prison inmate assaulted by correctional officers:. For the Justice…