36th Annual Judges Reception

Highlights from the Barristers Club's July 23, 2020 reception to honor Judge Harold. E. Kahn

Each year, the Barristers Club invites San Francisco judges to an Annual Judges Reception for an evening of mingling with new lawyers of the Barristers Club. The revenue raised at this event supports the Barristers Club and its programs. This year's honoree was the Hon. Harold E. Kahn, San Francisco Superior Court.

Below, watch the program of the first-ever virtual Judges Reception, including introductory comments by Committee Chair Cristina Piechocki,  inspiring remarks from keynote speaker Eva Paterson, President and Co-founder of the Equal Justice Society, followed by an introduction of the honoree by Barristers President Kelly Matayoshi, and remarks by Judge Harold E. Kahn.

Judges Reception Committee

Cristina Piechocki

Littler Mendelson

Molly Jones

Crowell & Moring

Brook Braunschweig

Aptus Court Reporting

Sydney Allen

Long & Levit

Kyle Quackenbush

Joseph Saveri Law Firm

Rishi Satia

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Juliana Yee

Munger, Tolles & Olson

Jessica Ryland

To the left, watch the tribute video created in honor of Judge Kahn, the 2020 recipient of the Tara L. Riedley Barristers Choice Award. The award recognizes his extraordinary efforts to educate and encourage lawyers who are new to the practice of law and the courtroom.

Thank you to our Sponsors





Crowell & Moring
Liberation Law Group
Morrison & Foerster
Munger, Tolles & Olson
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Zacks, Freedman & Patterson
Arthur & Charlotte Zitrin Foundation

Farella Braun + Martel
Hanson Bridgett
Jackson Lewis
Long & Levit
Gibbs Law Group


Conrad & Metlitzky
Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton


American Arbitration Association
Carlson, Calladine & Peterson
Durie Tangri
Hon. James Lambden, Ret., ADR Services, Inc.
Joseph Saveri Law Firm
Roeca Haas Montes De Oca
Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman Scheley
Clarence Dyer & Cohen
Littler Mendelson

Interested in sponsorship opportunities for the Judges Reception?

Sponsorship benefits include both publicity and tickets to the event. Please fill out the sponsorship form or contact Angella Coleman-Levy, Barristers Club Director at acolemanlevy@sfbar.org for further details.