Category Archives: Events

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…

Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Brings Together Law Students and Employers for 1,000 Interviews

Samantha Akwei, Director of Diversity Pipeline Programs, Justice & Diversity Center The 14th Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair took place in late July, bringing together prominent law firms and…

BASF Honors Deborah Daniloff and the Golden State Warriors at Annual In-House Counsel Diversity Awards

Samantha Akwei, Director of Diversity Pipeline Programs, Justice & Diversity Center On July 25, 2018, the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) hosted its annual In-House Counsel Diversity Reception where…

Expand Your Horizon at the BASF Cannabis Conference

Now that the State of California has legalized commercial cannabis for adult use, lawyers in San Francisco are confronting new challenges as the industry rapidly transitions into a fully legal,…

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019 Barristers Club Board of Directors

The Barristers Club Board of Directors is accepting applications for 2019. Directors determine the club’s mission and set policy and procedures to fulfill the club’s mission. A Director position is…

Presiding Judge Teri L. Jackson Honored at 34rd Annual Judges Reception

The Barristers Club of the Bar Association of San Francisco presented its Tara L. Riedley Barristers Choice Award at the 34rd Annual Judges Reception on July 26 to Presiding Judge…

Barristers Club Diversity Awards: Interview with 2018 Recipients, Andrew Houston and Vidhya Prabhakaran

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Barristers Club’s annual Diversity Reception. Each year, two individuals are honored for their outstanding efforts to increase awareness of diversity issues in…

JDC Joins Bay Area Organizations To Demand Trump Administration Reunite Families and Respect the Rule of Law

A press conference today, July 26, marks the court-ordered deadline for the return of all children separated at the border Diverse group calls upon the Administration to adhere to Court…

Pro Bono for the Soul: Housing Negotiation Project

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…

African American Reception Connects Diverse Summer Associates with Bay Area Law Firm Partners

Samantha Akwei, Director of Diversity Pipeline Programs, Justice & Diversity Center On Wednesday, July 11, the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) held its second Partners and Associates Diversity Reception…