Category Archives: News from the Bar

Cyber Monday Online CLE Bundle Sale

Save 50% on the credits you need Does your last name start with a letter between A and G? Take advantage of our 50% off Cyber Monday sale on Online…

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…

Fulfill Your Fingerprinting Requirement at BASF

Lenny Lun, BASF Membership Director California Rule of Court Rule 9.9.5, requires all active attorneys to be re-fingerprinted. The deadline to submit new fingerprints without penalty will be April 30,…

Meet the Judges: Collaborative Outreach Sparks Dialogue

Jack Hannan, BASF Deputy Director On October 21, 2018, fifteen members of the San Francisco Superior Court met members of the local community at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in the…

Minority Scholarship Reception Honors Donors and Recipients

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director On Tuesday, October 9 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship donors, recipients, board members of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) and the Bar Association…

New Rules of Professional Conduct Effective November 1

State Bar of California News Release The State Bar of California’s nearly 70 new and amended Rules of Professional Conduct take effect today, November 1, 2018. The new rules apply to the…

BASF Welcomes Kevin Haroff to the Bay Area Mediation Services Panel

Kevin T. Haroff is the San Francisco managing partner of the national environmental and business litigation firm Marten Law. A litigator and mediator, he holds degrees from Cornell University’s Law…

Former JDC Attorney Named Judge of State Bar of California

Gloria Chun, Director of Pro Bono Legal Services After eight years with the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC), Manjari Chawla was appointed hearing judge for the State Bar Court. Selected…