Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

Kitty’s Corner: Reflections on a Summer Fellowship at the Bar Association (part 2)

Kitty Zeng, Guest Contributor [Catch up: Read part 1 here.] Kitty Zeng is a high school student at Balboa High School in San Francisco, where she takes part in Law…

Justice & Diversity Center Announces 2018 Recipients of Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships

September 18, 2018 – San Francisco, California – The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is proud to announce the 2018 recipients of its…

Mock Trial Coaches Needed!

Lauren M. Charneski, Mock Trial committee member   The Justice and Diversity Center (JDC) is gearing up for the 2018-19 High School Mock Trial Season, and we are seeking volunteer…

Law Academy Seeks Volunteer Mentors

Ryan Sandrock, Sidley Austin We are looking for volunteers to mentor students in the Law Academy program at Balboa High School. Established in 1997 by then Bar Association of San…

Kitty’s Corner: Reflections on a Summer Fellowship at the Bar Association

Kitty Zeng, Guest Contributor Kitty Zeng is a high school student at Balboa High School in San Francisco, where she takes part in Law Academy. Established in 1997 by then…

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…

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…

LGBTQ Partners and Associates Summer Reception

On Wednesday, June 13, the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Justice and Diversity Center welcomed more than 30 partners, summer associates, and members of the legal community to…

Meet the Justice & Diversity Center’s New Diversity Director

Please join us in welcoming Samantha Akwei as our new Diversity and Pipeline Programs Director. In this role, Samantha oversees JDC’s educational pipeline programs, including the School-to-College program, Law Academy,…