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Barristers Club Announces Complete Slate of Directors for its 2012 Board


November 22, 2011 – San Francisco – The Barristers Club, BASF’s new attorney division, announced today the finalized list of board members for 2012.

Joining continuing board members and new officers are David Abella, Hanson Bridgett LLP; Robert Esposito, Bryan Cave LLP; Shirley Huey, Rosen, Bien & Galvan, LLP; Sebastian Kaplan, Fenwick & West, LLP; Adam Maldonado, Alameda County District Attorney's Office; and Eric Toscano, Reed Smith LLP.

As previously announced, the 2012 officers are President Janelle Sahouria, Paul Hastings LLP; Vice President Carolyn Lee, attorney at law; Treasurer Alica Del Valle,; and Secretary Reno Fernandez, Macdonald & Associates.

Continuing board members are Matt Gouaux, Trucker Huss, A.P.C.; Jamie Touchstone, Futterman Dupree Dodd Croley Maier LLP and Rachel Langston, Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center.

Outgoing officers are Matt Gluck, Shartsis Friese LLP; Jon Eldan, attorney at law; David Reidy, Reed Smith LLP; and Ann Nguyen, Phan, Nguyen, & Associates, LLP.

Outgoing board directors are Christina Wolf, attorney at law and Quyen Ta, Keker & Van Nest LLP.

The new officers and directors will start their terms January 1, 2012. They will be installed at The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Annual Membership Luncheon on December 15, 2011, to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel. To register for the annual luncheon, visit

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