Honorary Co-Chairs Named for Annual Gala

Erin Connell and David Kelly have been named honorary co-chairs of the 2019 15th Annual Gala for the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco…

Cut to the Chase: Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts in Word 2010

By Jeff Lester   Teaching my recent CLE seminar on Table of Contents and Table of Authorities in Microsoft Word 2010, I learned there’s a general hunger for fast and…

JDC’s Poetry Slam Celebrates ABA Law Day with Powerful Youth Performances

by Samantha Akwei, Diversity and Pipeline Programs Director   In celebration of the American Bar Association’s 2019 Law Day Theme―Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society―the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC)…

Featured Expert: Joseph Perry

  Meet Joseph Perry: An electrical engineer and electrical contractor, Joseph combines unique skill sets that make him the go-to electrical expert witness. You can find Joseph Perry’s profile in…

Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named 2019 IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

  BASF members James L. Day, Jeffrey M. Fisher, Eugene Mar, Stephanie P. Skaff and Roderick M. Thompson, all of Farella Braun + Martel, have been named IP Stars by Managing…

Aviva Gilbert Selected to Join the 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder

  BASF member Aviva J. Gilbert, Farella Braun + Martel, was recently selected to be a member of the 2019 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinders. The Pathfinders…

BASF Past President Arturo González Honored with ABA Pro Bono Publico Award

  2010 BASF President Arturo González, Morrison & Foerster, has been selected to receive the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award. The award recognizes his’ outstanding commitment to volunteer legal…

A Tale of Two States: Wendy Williams and College Child Support

By Ariel Sosna and Sarah Van Voorhis, Van Voorhis & Sosna   Television superstar host Wendy Williams made a name for herself in radio and television with her “shock jock”…

Justice & Diversity Center Honors Outstanding Volunteers

    On April 30, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) celebrated its top volunteers at the annual Outstanding Volunteer Celebration, with help from Chief Justice of California Tani G….

Protect Safe Access to Courts, Stop Using Local Courthouses to Arrest Undocumented Immigrants

  May 17, 2019—San Francisco—The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) are deeply troubled by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)’s continuing practice…