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San Francisco

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Inaugural In-House Counsel Awards


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Jurisdiction for Mesa Verde Detention Facility Cases Moved From San Francisco to Van Nuys, Impacting Access to Counsel
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BASF Nominates Officers and Directors for 2020 Board
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Protect Safe Access to Courts, Stop Using Local Courthouses to
Arrest Undocumented Immigrants
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Legal by the Bay Blog

A new experience; a new website

We’ve spent the last year getting feedback and insight from members, staff and other stakeholders on the design, content and usability of our site.

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15th annual Gala celebrates successes of the Justice and Diversity Center

More than 300 people attending the 15th annual Gala of the Justice and Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) on September 26.

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Eric L. Risberg: An expert you should know

Eric Risberg is the president and founder of Advanced Appraisal International, Inc. He provides expert witness and litigation consulting services in appraisals of residential and commercial real estate.

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