Tag Archives: diversity

Meet STC Student Savion at the 2015 #JDCGala on September 24

A message from BASF/JDc Executive Director Yolanda Jackson Next week is our annual gala through which we raise money for our diversity education programs and our legal services programs. This…

11th Annual Career Fair Draws More than 300 Law Students and 65 Employers

More than fifty employers interviewed over 300 law students from across the nation at the 11th Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair in July, sponsored by BASF and Orrick, Herrington…

Bank of the West and Kimberly Taylor Recognized at In-House Counsel Diversity Awards

More than 60 guests attended the In-House Counsel Diversity Awards Reception, hosted by Schiff Hardin on July 29. BASF/JDC Executive Director Yolanda Jackson presented the Individual Award to Kimberly L….

Diversity Bowl 2014: Bowling Tournament Benefiting JDC’s Mock Trial Program

Form a team and join us on November 17 at Lucky Strike! The First Annual Diversity Bowl is a fundraiser that supports the Justice & Diversity Center’s Mock Trial educational…

Summer In the City: Diversity Receptions

July 30: Women Connect Reception at Baker & McKenzie On July 30, BASF’s No Glass Ceiling Initiative held a Women Connect Reception. More than 85 people were in attendance at the reception, hosted by…

Career Fair Connects 330 Diverse Law Students with 50 Bay Area Employers

On July 26, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and BASF hosted its 10th annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair. The event brought together prominent law firms and government agencies in the Bay Area and…

Tackling the Decline in LSAT Takers, Decrease in Law School Enrollment and Attorney Unemployment

As manager of the Justice & Diversity Center’s Destination Law School Program, I meet students who express an interest, desire and passion to attend law school. Part of my role is to educate, encourage and empower these students as they begin their law school endeavors.

Hire a Law Academy Intern; Change a Life

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Law Academy program encourages and increases career opportunities for underserved and ethnically diverse students in Balboa High School in San Francisco.

Spotlight on Diversity Efforts

The following BASF Members were recognized by local bar associations within the Minority Bar Coalition with a Unity Award at the MBC’s annual reception:

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Recipients: Where Are They Now?

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship program demonstrates our commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession. The program awards diverse first year Bay Area law students with a $30,000 scholarship, over three years, based on financial need, academic achievement and overcoming adversity. Since its inception in 1998, eighty scholarships and $1.5 million have been awarded! Learn more about our past scholarship recipients and what they are doing now.