Farella Braun + Martel Sets Things Right for Permanently Injured Bicyclist

In a recent pro bono success, a JDC staff attorney helped a permanently injured man file suit pro se in federal court. Then, volunteer attorneys from Farella Braun + Martel…

Team of Volunteer Attorneys From Morgan Lewis & Bockius Step Up to Help Minor

The Justice & Diversity Center thanks Morgan Lewis & Bockius for stepping forward to represent a minor, “V,” who was sued in federal court by her grandmother for reporting child…

Potential Conflicts to Keep in Mind When Insurers Agree to Defend Your Client

By Peter Roldan, Emergent LLP One of the main reasons policyholders purchase liability insurance is to ensure that they have an insurer-funded defense in the event of a potentially covered…

Navigating the Legal Workplace to Land Your Dream Job

By Ana Fatima Costa, RPR, CSR In May, BASF’s Paralegal Section hosted a CLE presentation titled “Navigating the Legal Workplace” covering a wide range of topics: effective resume writing and…

Social Work Volunteer Enables JDC to Provide Holistic Services to Community

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to acknowledge Michael Carnevale, a dedicated Master of Social Work candidate who volunteers at its Legal Advice and Referral Clinics (LARC). Because…

Legal Writing Tip: Counter a Multitude of Misstatements with Paralipsis

Savannah Blackwell As we discussed last month, the deflating opener, also called the swift rejoinder, can take the wind out of an opposing brief replete with insults and overblown rhetoric—in…

Hasselhoff Underwater, Asks Court for Life Preserver

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna David Hasselhoff’s superstar days of driving a fancy Trans Am and frolicking on the beach have passed, and he…

Tips for Solo and Small Firms: How to Treat Your Vendors

By Mary Catherine Wiederhold Vendors, like trial consultants, private investigators and court reporters, are critical to your law practice. As the owner of a solo and small law firm, you’re…

Gloria Chun Named JDC’s Pro Bono Legal Services Director

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) recently announced that JDC Pro Bono Manager/Supervising Attorney Gloria Chun was promoted to its Director/Managing Attorney of Pro Bono Legal Services. She succeeds Mairi…

BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

The Daily Journal Announces Top 100 Lawyers in California Bien Cabraser Fastiff Gascon González Keker Lemley Peters Rhodes Rubin Scrivano Van Nest Wagstaffe Waldman The following BASF Members were included…