Category Archives: Diversity @ BASF

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,…

Get Ready for the 14th Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

July 27-28: Sign up now to sponsor and participate as an interviewer The Bay Area Diversity Career Fair brings together prominent law firms and government legal departments in the San…

Attract Corporate Clients with Your Minority Certification

Kyle Schriner, Schriner Law Firm Is your firm minority-owned? Do you want more corporate clients? If so, you should consider the benefits of third-party certification. Corporations are placing a stronger…

Legal Employers Open Doors of Opportunity to More Than 50 Law Students

Open Doors Job Shadow Program Celebrates Most Successful Year Yet Members of the legal community came together on March 7 to celebrate the success of the 2018 1L Open Doors…

Apply Now: Seeking Law Students with Diverse Backgrounds

Application deadline is May 25, 2018 Arturo Gonzalez Summer Law Student Fellowships   The Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco, in partnership with 2010 President…

And The (Mock Trial) Winner is…..Lowell High School!

Once again, San Francisco County’s Mock Trial competition has come to a thrilling end. For the 2017-2018 season, eight teams representing Lowell High School, Phillip & Sala Burton High School,…

Scholarship Recipients Continue to See Success in Bay Area Legal Community

Check out these updates from two recent recipients of the Justice & Diversity Center’s Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship: 2013 recipient Angelo Villareal recently accepted a position with the…

Mock Trial Volunteers Needed

Mock Trial Volunteers Needed for February Tournament

The San Francisco Mock Trial Competition starts in February, and The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Mock Trial committee is looking for volunteers to serve as presiding judges and scorers for…

Day in Court Program Expands

As part of the Justice & Diversity Center’s ongoing commitment to providing San Francisco’s youth with positive educational opportunities, this year the Day In Court program was expanded by bringing…

Gala Raises $360,000+ for JDC Pro Bono and Diversity Programs

Over 400 members of the legal community were in attendance to celebrate the work of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco on September…