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Barristers Club Announces 2009 Board of Directors


November 10, 2008 - San Francisco -- The Barristers Club, the new attorney division of The Bar Association of San Francisco, recently announced its 2009 Board of Directors. James Mink, Jones Day LLP will serve as President; Amy Skryja, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, will serve as Vice President. Kiran Jain, Deputy City Attorney, City of Oakland , will serve as Treasurer; and Rick Munzinger, Shartsis Friese LLP, will serve as Secretary.

The new 2009 directors are Sara Noel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Kaelyn Romey, Department of U.S. Treasury; Lauren Schall, Group I; Avin Sharma, Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren LLP; David Tsai, Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP; and Kevin Whittaker, Gordon & Rees LLP.

The new board members, will start their terms January 1, 2009, and will join continuing members Sharron Gelobter, Fitzgerald Abbott & Beardsley LLP; Aaron Schur, Arnold & Porter; and Debbie Yee, Wells Fargo Bank.


The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization of over 8,000 attorneys, law students and legal professionals in the Bay Area. Founded in 1872, BASF is one of the largest and most dynamic metropolitan bar associations in the U.S., with a long and distinguished record of community action, public service and service to the legal profession.

Questions about media relations, BASF issues currently in the news, San Francisco Attorney magazine, marketing and communications:

Contact:
Ann Murphy, Director of Communications & Public Relations
Email:
amurphy@sfbar.org
Phone:
(415) 782-9000 x8792

For general communications inquiries:

Contact:
Sayre Happich, Assistant Director of Communications & Public Relations
Email:
shappich@sfbar.org
Phone:
(415) 782-9000 x8104