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Announcements from the Barristers Club at the Bar Association of San Francisco

The Barristers Club hosts events and receptions every year that range from professional development to fundraising to social and professional networking.

Below is a list of the annual events. For more information about any of the events, please email



Annual Judges Reception: July 19, 2017

The Barristers Club hosts this signature event every year to bring together members of the bar and the judiciary in a relaxed setting.

Read the press release from the 2017 event honoring U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick.

Photos from the event willbe posted to BASF's page on Facebook:

Barristers Club Diversity Reception: September 6

The Barristers Club invites members of the legal community to attend its 9th Annual Diversity Reception.  In 2017, Peter Catalanotti, Freeman Mathis & Gary, and Cometria Cooper, University of San Francisco School of Law, will be honored. More information about this event will be posted soon.


Law & Disorder Night at AT&T Park: September 29 (This event sold out last year)

A pre-game networking event will start at 5:15 p.m. in Anchor Plaza - located directly behind the scoreboard inside the park. Judges, lawyers, law students, summer associates, friends and family are invited to enjoy an evening of baseball and networking.

Barristers Club Bay Cruise with Bay Area In-House Counsel: October 5, 2017

Kick off Fleet Week in style!  Please join the Barristers Board, Barristers Club members, and special guests from in-house legal departments around the Bay Area for an evening on the Bay. Ticket prices include hors d'oeuvres and one drink; cash bar available. Business attire requested. All proceeds will benefit the Diversity Pipeline programs of the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco.

Check out photos from last year's cruise.

Barristers Club Annual Meeting: November 17, 2017

The Annual Meeting is a full-day event designed to give members the opportunity to further their professional development while obtaining Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and to network with their peers. 

This year’s Annual Meeting will include

  • Keynote speaker U.S. Representative Eric Swalwella
  • Judges’ panel with San Francisco Superior Court Judge Angela Bradstreet; U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Judge Michelle Friedland; California Court of Appeal, First District Judge Martin Jenkins
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of California Judge William Orrick 
  • Three breakout sessions
  • An evening reception


Open House: April 2018

The Barristers Club Annual Open House is an event open to the legal community which included representation from all programs, sections and committees of the Barristers Club. The Open House is the place for new lawyers to find out how to get involved in the Barristers Club and their legal community.

View pictures from the 2017 Open House on BASF's page on Facebook.

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