Category Archives: News from the Bar

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…

BASF Welcomes Grace Seferian to its Bay Area Mediation Services Panel

Grace Seferian is an expert in the field of construction with over 20 years of experience in the industry as a program and construction manager professional. Seferian is also an Alternative Dispute Resolution…

A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law: Join Justice Liu for a Discussion with Leading Asian American Lawyers

Please join the Bar Association of San Francisco for a conversation with California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu about the recently released report, A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law….

BASF Welcomes Tali as Member Benefits Provider

Leonard Lun, Membership Director Tali is a voice-driven time-tracking solution powered by Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. With Tali, lawyers can eliminate the administrative burden of time entry by seamlessly…

Immigration Advocates Exploring Further Legal Action Against ICE’s Abrupt Transfers of Detained Immigrants

August 30, 2018 – San Francisco, California – As concerns continue to rise over ICE’s sudden transfer of detained immigrants from the West County Detention Facility, immigrant rights groups have begun…

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…

BASF Welcomes Headnote as Member Benefits Provider

The New Standard In Legal Payments, Because Your Time is Money The Bar Association of San Francisco welcomes its newest Member Benefits partner: Headnote. Headnote is the most modern and client-friendly…

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…