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BASF Press Release Archives



December 19, 2008 Russell Roeca Installed as BASF's 96th President
December 16, 2008 BASF Holds Roundtable on Prop 8 Topics
November 10, 2008 Barristers Announce New Board of Directors for 2009
October 14, 2008 BASF Announces New Board of Directors for 2009
October 7, 2008

BASF Announces Recipients of Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships

September 30, 2008

BASF and BALIF Announce Support for Resolution Against Prop 8

September 30, 2008 BASF to Host Town Hall Meeting on Civil Representation Justice Gap on October 28
September 18, 2008 No on Prop. 8 Leadership Training Now Online
September 17, 2008 BASF Nominates New Officers and Directors for 2009
September 9, 2008 Judicial Independence Must Be Respected - An Op-Ed by BASF President Jim Donato
September 8, 2008 BASF Committee to Meet September 10 to Nominate New Board Members
September 5, 2008 BASF Opposes Proposition Q
August 5, 2008 BASF Launches Marriage Fairness Task Force
August 4, 2008 Barristers Club Announce New Board Member
July 17, 2008 Barristers Club Honors Judge David L. Ballati with Barristers Choice Award
June 18, 2008 Food from the Bar Campaign Raises more than $350,000 for San Francisco Food Bank
June 17, 2008 BASF Names Yolanda Jackson Deputy Director
June 2, 2008 Local Bar Associations Organize Fundraiser for Victims of Cyclone in Burma
May 28, 2008 VLSP Honors Outstanding Volunteers
May 19, 2008 Joint Statement from the Office of the District Attorney, the Bar Association of San Francisco, and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights in regards to Recent Commentary on Homelessness
May 14, 2008 BASF Releases Evaluation of San Francisco Superior Court, Seat 12 Candidates
April 4, 2008 BASF First to Support ACLU's Death Penalty Guidelines Resolution in California
March 20, 2008 BASF Responds to Articles on Homelessness


December 19, 2007 James Donato installed as BASF President
December 4, 2007 BASF Announces Awards of Merit Winners and Barristers of the Year
November 28, 2007 BASF Releases Groundbreaking Report on LGBT Best Practices
November 15, 2007 Charles Houston Bar Association Honors BASF
November 8, 2007 BASF Op-Ed: Bar Organizations Across the Nation Urge the ABA to Continue to Require Law Schools to Demonstrate a Commitment to Diversity
November 7, 2007 BASF Announces New Officers and Directors for 2008
November 7, 2007 Barristers Club Announces New Officers and Directors for 2008
September 19, 2007 Barristers Club Nominates Seven New Board Members for 2008
September 17, 2007 Constitution Day: An editorial by BASF President Nanci Clarence and BASF Board Member Jim Weixel
September 5, 2007 BASF President Appointed to Commission on Judicial Impartiality
August 8, 2007 BASF Third Annual Career Fair Brings Diverse Candidates to Bay Area
August 7, 2007 BASF Foundation Names New Board Members
July 25, 2007 BASF Disability Conference a Success
July 17, 2007 Barristers Club Honors Judge Edward Chen
July 10, 2007 Food from the Bar Campaign Raises more than $274,000 and 22,483 pounds of Food
June 20, 2007 BASF Announces Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Recipients
June 18, 2007 State Bar Dismisses BASF’s Request for Disciplinary Action Against Charles Stimson
May 2, 2007 BASF Hires Diversity Director
April 17, 2007 Letter to the Editor: It's Time for San Francisco Judges to Reflect the Population
January 30, 2007 BASF Names New Executive Director
January 25, 2007 BASF Requests Disciplinary Investigation of Charles D. Stimson,  Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs


December 20, 2006 BASF Expands Diversity Efforts
December 15, 2006 BASF Installs Nanci Clarence as its 94th President
November 30, 2006 BASF Opposes Warrantless Wiretapping Program
November 7, 2006 BASF Wins National Communications Awards
November 1, 2006 BASF's Lawyer Referral and Information Service Celebrates 60 years of Public Service
October 26, 2006 The Bar Association of San Francisco Defends Judicial Independence
October 11, 2006 The Bar Association of San Francisco Establishes Charitable Giving Goal
September 28, 2006 BASF Names Executive Director of its Volunteer Legal Services Program
September 27, 2006 BASF's Work/Life Balance Task Force Releases Report
September 15, 2006 BASF Nominates New Officers and Directors
September 5, 2006 BASF's No Glass Ceiling Initiative Sets Local and National Goals for 2010
August 28, 2006 BASF Announces its 2006 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Recipients
July 14, 2006 Food from the Bar Awards Ceremony Celebrates Legal Community's Record-Breaking Effort to End Hunger in San Francisco
May 9, 2006 BASF and Minority Bars Recognize Signers to 2010 Diversity Goals
May 2, 2006 BASF Executive Director Resigns
May 1, 2006 BASF Announces New Partnership to Help Disadvantaged Kids with SAT Preparation
April 12, 2006 Reception Kicks Off Annual Food Drive
March 26, 2006 O'Melveny & Myers to Award College Scholarships to Outstanding Underserved San Francisco Public High School Students
March 21, 2006 BASF Forges Closer Relationship with Minority Bar Coalition (MBC)
February 27, 2006 Tanya Neiman, Director of BASF's Volunteer Legal Services Program Died at 56
January 31, 2006 BASF Criticizes the Confirmation of Samuel Alito, Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court
January 18, 2006 BASF Installs Joan Haratani as President for 2006
January 10, 2006 BASF Board of Directors Opposes Nomination of Samuel Alito to U.S. Supreme Court


September 22, 2005 BASF Nominates New Officers and Directors for 2006
August 11, 2005 Diversity Career Fair To Bring 300 Minority Law Students To Bay Area For Unique Opportunity
August 5, 2005 American Bar Association Awards the Bar Association of San Francisco With Partnership Award
July 12, 2005 BASF's No Glass Ceiling Initiative Results in Huge Strides for Bay Area Women Attorneys
June 28, 2005 Lawyers Go Outside the Courtroom to Make a Case for Ending Hunger
May 11, 2005 General Counsel and City Attorneys Announce That Progress on Diversity Will Be Linked To Hiring and Firing Law Firms
May 2, 2005 BASF Executive Director and Ten Women Attorneys Named Among Bay Area's Most Influential Women in Business
April 4, 2005 Annual "Food From the Bar" Fundraising Drive Kicks Off April 25
January 18, 2005 BASF to Co-Host Fundraising Event for Tsunami Relief January 28
January 10, 2005 The Bar Association of San Francisco Forges Closer Relationship with Minority Bar Coalition (MBC)


October 19, 2004 BASF Joins ACLU of Northern California in its Support of Proposition 66; Opposition to Proposition 69
October 12, 2004 California Bar Conference Supports Moratorium on Death Penalty