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BASF, Past Presidents and SF Managing Partners Reach out to Judicial Council In Regards to Severe Budget Cuts to Courts

 

July 22, 2011 – San Francisco -- On Friday, July 22, 2011, the Judicial Council of California will meet to determine allocations for California courts for Fiscal Year 2011-2012. Due to the devastating cuts to the San Francisco Superior Court announced Monday, June 18, 2011, by Presiding Judge Feinstein, The Bar Association of San Francisco sent a letter to the Judicial Council. This letter was signed by seven other bar associations, including the Minority Bar Coalition which represents over 20 minority bar associations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Past Presidents of The Bar Association of San Francisco also issued a letter to the Judicial Council in support of additional funding to San Francisco Superior Court, as did managing partners of many San Francisco law firms.


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

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