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Bar Association of San Francisco Member Benefits: Publications

San Francisco Attorney Magazine, BASF Bulletin, Legal By the Bay

Interested in writing for these publication?  Here are the guidelines:

  • Writers must be BASF members 
  • Attorneys must be in good standing with the State Bar of California
  • Once published, writers may be eligible for MCLE credit through the state bar. Please read their guidelines.
  • San Francisco Attorney magazine is published in March, June, September, and December with articles averaging 1,500 words
  • BASF Bulletin newspaper is published monthly with articles ranging from 300 - 400 words
  • Legal By the Bay blog is published daily with articles from 500 - 1,000 words
  • BASF does not pay for article submissions
  • We ask that footnotes and citations be limited
  • BASF reserves the right to edit articles to fit within word count, to conform to BASF’s style guide, and to fit within the magazine layout
  • All publications contain original content, therefore, we do not re-publish articles previously published elsewhere in print or online
  • Articles published are the sole and absolute property of BASF 
  • Any person or firm involved with a case which is discussed within the article submitted, must make full disclosure of their involvement


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