• December 18, 2018

    December 18: International Migrants Day

    On behalf of the families, youth and community we serve, we at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco thank ...
  • December 18, 2018

    BASF Joins California Supreme Court Amic...

    December 13, 2018 – San Francisco – McDermott Will & Emery, as counsel to the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Los Angeles County...
  • December 17, 2018

    Make Your Sentences Flow

    By Savannah Blackwell, BASF Contributor Linking a sentence to the one that precedes it— in a way that makes it clear how the two relate—is as crit...
  • December 14, 2018

    BASF/JDC Responds to Department of Homel...

    Implementation of proposed changes would hurt family reunification and low-income immigrant communities December 10, 2018 – San Francisco –...
  • December 5, 2018

    Defending Low-Income Tenants Doesn’t F...

    Jay Lee, JDC Pro Bono Manager Meet Judondi Bolden, the new Landlord-Tenant Supervising Attorney at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC). Judondi b...

December 18: International Migrants Day

On behalf of the families, youth and community we serve, we at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco thank you. Your gift to…

BASF Joins California Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Landmark Constitutional Challenge to State’s Bail System

December 13, 2018 – San Francisco – McDermott Will & Emery, as counsel to the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Santa Clara…

Level Up Your Practice at the Upcoming Third Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference

Kirsten Scott, Renaker Hasselman Scott The Solo & Small Firm Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco will host its third annual Solo & Small Firm Conference: Level Up…

BASF’s ADR Department Greets Delegation from China

Marilyn King, ADR Manager In September, the International Law Institute from Washington, D.C., hosted 25 members of the China Law Society (CLS) on their multi-city tour to consult with representatives…

Make Your Sentences Flow

By Savannah Blackwell, BASF Contributor Linking a sentence to the one that precedes it— in a way that makes it clear how the two relate—is as critical to good writing…

Homelessness and Supportive Housing Conference Connects Nonprofit Providers to Share Expertise and Ideas

The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) of the Justice & Diversity Center is a nonprofit contractor of the San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH). With our collaborative partner, Swords to Plowshares, we…

BASF/JDC Responds to Department of Homeland Security on Proposed Change to Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility

Implementation of proposed changes would hurt family reunification and low-income immigrant communities December 10, 2018 – San Francisco – The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) and the Bar Association of…

Tax Attorney Volunteers Wide Array of Skills to Help People Navigate Confusing, Intimidating System

The Justice and Diversity Center (JDC) would like to recognize volunteer attorney Beth Hodess for her outstanding contributions to the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Program (LITC).  Beth’s work with LITC…

Members Appointed as Superior Court Judges

Governor Jerry Brown announced the appointment of 13 judges on Friday, including the following BASF members: BASF member Eumi K. Lee was appointed to the Alameda County Superior Court, where she will…

Dean Fealk Named Honorary Senator of the German Senate of Economy

On December 1, BASF member and DLA Piper partner Dean Fealk was named an honorary senator of the Senat Der Wirtschaft (Senate of Economy) in recognition of his efforts to strengthen transatlantic relations by leading trade,…