Tag Archives: Lawyer Referral and Information Service

Over $1 Million Settlement in LRIS Police Brutality Case Rights a Wrong

By David Fiol, Brent, Fiol & Pratt Imagine yourself as a 61-year old African-American from Oakland who has worked as a union plumber for 35 years. You read newspapers religiously,…

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Panel Attorneys Win $2M Settlement for Injured Pedestrian

In the Fall of 2012 an accident involving a City of Oakland utility truck made the evening news. Pedestrians had been struck down on the sidewalk, and wreckage to city…

A Week at BASF [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at your bar association? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a week in the life of BASF.

A Week at BASF [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at your bar association? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a week in the life of BASF.

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Spreads the Word About its Panel Attorneys

For the second year in a row, BASF’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) participated in the Golden Gate Business Association Pride Expo in June. Over 80 local LGBT friendly…

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Publishes FAQs Related to DOMA and How it Could Affect Your Clients

On June 26, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined marriage to be that between a man and…

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Labor Relations Panel Attorney Secures Six-Figure Settlement for Client

In 2010, a client contacted the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) seeking assistance with an employment matter.  The client’s previous attorney had made no progress in negotiating with the…

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…

BASF’s Commitment to Gideon

It should come as no surprise that a “Civil Gideon” pilot project is the brainchild of The Bar Association of San Francisco and two of its former Presidents, Jim Brosnahan,…