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Cyber Monday Online CLE Bundle Sale

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Five Members to Be Honored at Bar’s Annual Membership Luncheon on December 18

November 18, 2018 – San Francisco – Five members of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) will be honored with awards for their dedication to the organization in 2018….

Barristers Club Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Jack Hannan, BASF Deputy Director The Barristers Club, the Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) new attorney division, recently announced the officers for its 2019 Board of Directors. In addition,…

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Shares His Battles Against Trump with San Francisco Attorneys

Katie Burke, Burke Family Law Newly elected California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, recently spoke with San Francisco attorneys about his legal battles against the Trump administration. At…

Members Honored by California Rural Legal Assistance

BASF Leader Circle firm partner Erica Villanueva, Farella Braun + Martel, was recently honored with a Outstanding Alumni Award by California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA). Villanueva was an intern with CRLA. Aurelio Perez, shareholder at…

BASF Member Recognized as M&A and Antitrust Trailblazer by the National Law Journal

BASF member Robert I. Townsend III, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, was included in the National Law Journal’s 2018 list of Mergers & Acquisitions and Antitrust Trailblazers. The list was published as a special supplement…

Ann M. O’Leary Named Gov.-Elect Gavin Newsom’s Chief of Staff

Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom selected BASF member Ann O’Leary to serve as his chief of staff and help lead the gubernatorial transition. O’Leary is a partner at BASF Leader Circle firm Boies Schiller Flexner. She is well-known for…

Gap Inc. Legal Team Wins National Award for Diversity and Inclusion

Justice & Diversity Center board member and Gap, Inc. senior counsel Marie Ma, recently accepted a national award for diversity and inclusion on behalf of Gap Inc.’s in-house legal team in New York. The…

Gov. Jerry Brown names Joshua Groban to CA Supreme Court

The Bar Association of San Francisco congratulates Joshua Groban on being appointed to the California Supreme Court by Governor Jerry Brown.  Joshua Groban has come to BASF in the past to present…

Amarra Lee Appointed to San Mateo County Superior Court

Congratulations to Amarra Lee on her judicial appointment by Governor Brown. Judge Lee’s term started November 1, 2018,  and is the first African American woman judge to serve on the San Mateo…