BASF’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service Continues to Educate Attorneys That Represent Small Businesses

For the second year in a row, BASF’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service, along with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce presented, “Understanding ADA Requirements for Business,”a seminar for business…

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…

Robert Half Legal Sees More Hiring Activity in the Legal Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

Litigation is leading the hiring   The legal field should see more hiring activity in the months ahead, new research indicates. Nearly one-third (31 percent) of lawyers interviewed by Robert…

A Peek Behind BASF’s Marriage Equality Video

BASF is gearing up for the Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act opinions from the U.S. Supreme Court. President Chris Kearney is taping a video with multiple endings! Stay tuned…

JDC’s Federal Pro Bono Project Expands

Will begin serving clients in summer of 2013 The Justice & Diversity Center’s Federal Pro Bono Project will open a second office at the Oakland courthouse of the U.S. District…

African American Partners and Associates Reception

The Bar Association of San Francisco Charles Houston Bar Association Bay Area Black Partners Group California Association of Black Lawyers Black Women Lawyers of Northern California cordially invite you to…

Marriage In America Panel Discussion & LGBT Reception

The Bar Association of San Francisco, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, and Horizons Foundation cordially invite you to attend: Marriage In America: Life After Windsor and Perry Join BASF’s…

Justice & Diversity Center Honors Outstanding Volunteers

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Justice & Diversity Center Honors Outstanding Legal Services and Diversity Educational Program Volunteers Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye was on hand to present awards The…

BASF’s Sponsor Firm Program Thriving As Seven New Firms Added

2013 has been an exceptional year for BASF’s Sponsor Firm program with the addition of seven new firms. A BASF Sponsor Firm is a firm with ten or more attorneys…

Courts to Attorneys: Be Ready to Try Your Case When It’s Called

As most of you know, the San Francisco Superior Court has weathered some extraordinary hardships in the past few years because of the impact of the great recession on the…