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Bar Association of San Francisco Member Benefits: Publications

San Francisco Attorney Magazine, News & More
For Members Only

The BASF Communications department is proud of our in-house publications that we offer as a valuable resource, free to all members.


BASF members can advertise in San Francisco Attorney magazine, the BASF Bulletin and the enewsletters at a discounted rate. Call Mike Walker at 925-648-3101 to get the details.

Members are encouraged to write for San Francisco Attorney magazine, the BASF Bulletin newspaper, and the Legal By the Bay blog.  Get details.


San Francisco Attorney Magazine – Subscribe, Current Issue & Archives

This quarterly magazine covers topics ranging from cyber law to workplace violence, diversity in the legal profession, discussions of legislation, and trends in law office administration—just to name a few topics.

The magazine is automatically mailed to all BASF members.

Not a BASF member? You may subscribe for $36 per year.

Current Issue

Read the current issue.


SFAM Archives: Get archives from 2006-present.

If you would like access to an issue prior to 2006, please email

BASF Bulletin

Our BASF full-color monthly newspaper is automatically sent to members the last week of each month.

Each issue will include the monthly Continuing Legal Education (CLE) calendar along with coverage of BASF events, news about the local legal community and lots of photos of BASF members.


BASF Bulletin Archives: Get archives from August 2010 - present.

If you would like access to an issue prior to August 2010, please email

Legal by the Bay Blog

Legal by the Bay was launched in 2013 and features practice area related articles, along with news about BASF and Justice & Diversity Center projects, programs, events and volunteers.

eNewsletters: BASF Bullet Points, CLE Planner, Online CLE Planner & iCounsel

BASF sends an email newsletter to its membership at least once per week in order to inform members of upcoming events and programs. We also reach in-house counsel twelve times a year.

Bullet Points

Delivered to members' inboxes the first and third week of the month.

This eNewsletter has information from all BASF departments and includes information on upcoming CLE programs, trainings (for pro bono cases) and events. It also includes news and information about BASF programs.

CLE Planner

This eNewsletter overviews the upcoming CLE programs (for the following two weeks and beyond). It is delivered the second and fourth week of the month. It also highlights videos and podcasts available for online MCLE self-study.

Online CLE Planner

This electronic newsletter gives dates and times for online CLE broadcasts using webcast, on-demand video and podcasts. It is delivered once every month.

iCounsel Newsletter

For the in-house attorney, iCounsel is delivered twelve times a year and highlights items of interest for those people practicing law in corporations. It includes mixers with peers, fundraisers, in-house only events and articles specifically geared to corporate law.

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