• August 20, 2018

    General Counsel Tip: Protecting Confide...

    John Sullivan, Long & Levit Many attorneys work at law firms without a full-time in-house counsel. Different attorneys are called upon to serve in a g...
  • August 16, 2018

    Justice & Diversity Center Announce...

    The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco is delighted to announce the honorary co-chairs for the 2018 Annual G...
  • August 16, 2018

    Pro Bono for the Soul: Limited Scope Fam...

    By Malcolm Heinicke, 2018 BASF/JDC President [Adapted and Reprinted from San Francisco Attorney, Summer 2018] We know that law is a challenging profes...
  • August 15, 2018

    Cut Back on Desk Aches and Pains

    Caroline Jordan Spending too much time sitting in your office chair is dangerous, yet so many of us are pulling crazy hours at work, and our health is...
  • August 14, 2018

    Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Brings To...

    Samantha Akwei, Director of Diversity Pipeline Programs, Justice & Diversity Center The 14th Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair took place in late ...

Kristina Lawson Reappointed to Medical Board of California

BASF Leader Circle firm member Kristina Lawson, Hanson Bridgett, was re-appointed to the Medical Board of California, a position she has held since 2015. The appointment was announced by Governor Jerry Brown…

General Counsel Tip: Protecting Confidential Communications

John Sullivan, Long & Levit Many attorneys work at law firms without a full-time in-house counsel. Different attorneys are called upon to serve in a general counsel capacity when issues…

Family Law Volunteer Helps People Move Their Lives Forward

The Justice and Diversity Center (JDC) would like to show our great appreciation for Tanya Brown, a family law and civil litigation attorney who regularly volunteers with JDC’s Family Law…

San Francisco Business Times Names Top 100 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists

The following BASF Leader Circle Firms were ranked among the top 100 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists by the San Francisco Business Times: Morrison & Foerster; Hanson Bridgett; DLA Piper; and O’Melveny & Myers

Justice & Diversity Center Announces Honorary Co-Chairs of 2018 Gala

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco is delighted to announce the honorary co-chairs for the 2018 Annual Gala: David Kelly, General Counsel and…

BASF Amicus Committee member Christine Van Aken Appointed as Judge

Governor Brown recently announced the appointment of BASF member Christine Van Aken to a judgeship in San Francisco County Superior Court. Van Aken serves on BASF’s Amicus Curiae Committee and has been chief…

Pro Bono for the Soul: Limited Scope Family Law Motions

By Malcolm Heinicke, 2018 BASF/JDC President [Adapted and Reprinted from San Francisco Attorney, Summer 2018] We know that law is a challenging profession and it can take a toll on…

Cut Back on Desk Aches and Pains

Caroline Jordan Spending too much time sitting in your office chair is dangerous, yet so many of us are pulling crazy hours at work, and our health is paying for…

BASF Welcomes Jenny Y. Kim to Bay Area Mediation Services Panel

Jenny Y. Kim is a certified mediator who has mediated hundreds of hours in commercial and residential landlord tenant cases, civil harassment, and other civil disputes. She serves as a…

AT&T Supports Public Interest Law with Summer Fellowship

All of us at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) would like to thank AT&T Services, Inc. for their continued support of JDC by funding our Legal Services Fellowship this…