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BASF Wins Two National Awards for Publications

October 28, 2009 -- San Francisco
-- Ann Murphy, Director of Communications and Public Relations of The Bar Association of San Francisco today announced that BASF received two 2009 Luminary Awards for communications excellence from the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE).  In a gathering of the NABE Communications Section in Las Vegas, BASF received the Luminary Awards for Excellence in Electronic Publications for its Bullet Points eNewsletter and for Excellence in Special Publications for its Destination Law School tool kit. (4.5 MBPDF)

BASF was among just 14 bar associations and their communications professionals to receive Luminary Awards this year.  The NABE Communications Section’s Luminary Awards program, created in 1992, recognizes excellence in marketing, public relations, regular publications, special publications, electronic publications and Web sites.  Since its inception, the Luminary Awards competition has been sponsored by Thomson Reuters Legal.

 “The NABE Luminary Awards provide recognition for excellence in the field of communications,” said Barry Kolar, assistant executive director of the Tennessee Bar Association and chair of the Luminary Awards Committee. "These award winners represent the best in their field nationwide, so they and their associations can be proud of this special recognition.”

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:

Ann Murphy, Director of Communications & Public Relations
(415) 782-9000 x8792

For general communications inquiries:

Sayre Happich, Assistant Director of Communications & Public Relations
(415) 782-9000 x8104