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Justice & Diversity Center Announces 2015 Board of Directors


December 5 -- San Francisco - The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) recently confirmed its Board of Directors for 2015. Timothy Moppin, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, will serve as President; Michael Tubach, O’Melveny & Myers, will serve as president-elect; Merri Baldwin, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, will serve as treasurer; and Malcolm Heinicke, Munger Tolles & Olson, will serve as secretary.

Newly confirmed directors for 2015 are: Amy Bomse, Arnold & Porter; Holly Gaudreau, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton; Sebastian Kaplan, Fenwick & West; Miriam Kim, Munger Tolles & Olson; Felicia Medina, Sanford Heisler; David Otsuka, Wells Fargo; Kirupa Pushparaj, Square, Inc.; and Tony Schoenberg, Farella Braun + Martel.

The new board members will be joining the following continuing board members: Charles Birenbaum, Greenberg Traurig; David A. Carrillo, California Constitution Center at Berkeley Law; Steven M. Cvitanovic, Haight Brown & Bonesteel; Makai Fisher, Shook, Hardy & Bacon; Colin Kemp, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; Karen P. Kimmey, Farella Braun + Martel; Kristen Law Sagafi, Lieff, Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Carolyn Lee, Abkin Law; Danielle Ochs, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart; Neil Popovic, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Vidhya Prabhakaran, Davis Wright Tremaine; Michael Sears, Bank of the West; and David J. Tsai, Perkins Coie.

Outgoing board members are J. Dominic Campodonico, Gordon & Rees; Tiffany Cheung, Morrison & Foerster; Katherine Huibonhoa, Paul Hastings; Belinda Lee; Lissa Maldonado, Safeway; Yvonne Mere, Office of the San Francisco City Attorney; Stephanie Skaff, Farella Braun + Martel; Kimberly Taylor, Charles Schwab.

The Justice & Diversity Center’s mission it to advance fairness and equality by providing pro bono legal services to low-income people and educational programs that foster diversity in the legal profession.

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