Setting Injustice Right: Tenant’s Wrongful Eviction Generates Half Million Dollars in Damages

By Carole Conn, LRIS Public Service Programs Director In March 2016, SF-Marin Lawyer Referral and Information Services (LRIS) Supervisor, Antonio Hernandez, fielded an incoming call. The caller was a 64-year…

Eight Members Honored at Annual Luncheon

Eight members of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) were honored with awards for their dedication to the organization in 2017. The following members were honored with Awards of…

BASF Delegation to the CCBA Begins Work on New Year’s Resolutions

The BASF Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations (CCBA) is already hard at work drafting resolutions for 2018 and it is kicking off the new year with a…

News from BASF's Paralegal Section

News from the Paralegal Section: December 2017

By Victoria Newman, RP The Paralegal Section is concluding its third year, and big changes are afoot! BASF’s first non-attorney section was the brainchild of Raquel Cabading, Director of Continuing…

Risk Management Tip: Understanding Duties to Third Parties, Part 1

By Jennifer Becker, Long & Levit The primary duty to a non-client is to be truthful. This month we examine this duty in litigation. Generally, attorneys owe no duty to…

Real Housewives of Orange County

Family Law Corner: Will Reality Show Accusations Play a Starring Role in Real Housewife Custody Case?

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis Van Voorhis & Sosna The Real Housewives franchise that started it all, the “Real Housewives of Orange County” (RHOC), is back in the…

News from BASF's Paralegal Section

December 2017: Members in the News

  Duane Morris Attorney Honored BASF member Meagen Leary of Duane Morris recently received a Women’s Impact Network for Success Award for her efforts to advance women in the legal…

Barristers Club Announces 2018 Board of Directors

The Barristers Club, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) new attorney division, recently announced the officers for its 2018 Board of Directors: Drew Amoroso, How to be an Invaluable…

BASF Introduces Answer1 to LineUp of Member Benefits

The Bar Association of San Francisco is proud and excited to welcome its newest member benefits partner – Answer1. Answer1 provides answering and receptionist services to small and medium sized…

Thomas Crosby

Thomas Crosby Joins BASF’s Bay Area Mediation Service

Meet Thomas Crosby, Crosby Law Group, the newest mediator to join BASF’s Bay Area Mediation Services panel. His areas of experience include: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Toxic Torts, Professional Malpractice,…