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Discover a world of opportunities and professional growth by joining our esteemed legal community. As a BASF member, you'll unlock exclusive benefits, thought-provoking events, and valuable networking experiences. Whether you're a seasoned attorney or just beginning your legal journey, BASF offers a supportive and diverse environment to propel your career forward. Embrace the power of connection, advocacy, and excellence—join us today and become a vital part of San Francisco's thriving legal landscape. 

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Membership Options

New Members

  1. Click "Join Now"
  2. Enter your name and email, and create a password
  3. Complete the membership application form
  4. Submit your payment information

Renewing Members

  1. Click "Renew Now"
  2. Enter your username and password
  3. Complete the renewal form and payment

Membership Benefits

Join our Sections & Committees! 

Join our dynamic Sections & Committees to supercharge your legal career and network with like-minded professionals. Gain access to exclusive events, specialized CLE courses, and thought leadership opportunities, and make invaluable connections to propel your career to new heights. 

Sections and Committees


New members

  • Select “New” above.  
  • Enter your name and email address. 
  • Choose a password for your account: passwords are case-sensitive and now require a minimum of 7 characters with at least 1 number.  
  • “Save” to create your account and begin the membership process. 
  • If you receive an error message indicating that you already have an account, try the “Renew” {link} method. 
  • Complete the application. 
  • Enter your payment information and submit your application. 

Renewing members

  • Select “Renew” above. 
  • Sign in to your account using your username and password. If you don't remember your username or password, begin by selecting the "Forgot Username" link to retrieve your username. Then, select the "Forgot Password" link to reset your password. 
  • Please note that passwords are case-sensitive and now require a minimum of 7 characters with at least 1 number. If your password does not meet these criteria, select "Forgot Password" to reset it. 
  • Once signed in, choose the "Renew Now" link. If you don't see this link, click on your name at the top right corner of the screen to access your Profile page. 
  • Complete the renewal form, making any necessary updates to your information. 
  • Proceed with the payment process and submit your renewal. 

If you encounter any difficulties or have questions along the way, don't hesitate to reach out to our BASF membership team at or call (415) 782-8965. We're here to help and make your membership experience seamless and rewarding. Join BASF today and unlock a world of professional opportunities! 


Can law students join BASF? 

  • Yes, law students can become BASF members at a reduced rate. As a law student member, you'll gain access to valuable resources, networking opportunities, and mentorship programs to kickstart your legal career.

Who else can join BASF? 

  • Categories of membership include
    • Attorneys
    • Law Students
    • Non-Attorneys
    • In-House Counsel

Are there opportunities for early career attorneys to get involved? 

  • Absolutely! BASF offers various Barristers sections and committees tailored to the interests of early career attorneys. These groups provide leadership opportunities, access to experienced practitioners, and a supportive network for career growth. 

Does BASF offer pro bono opportunities for members? 

  • Yes, BASF's Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) {link} offers many pro bono opportunities, allowing members to impact the community while gaining valuable legal experience. Engage in meaningful pro bono work and contribute to advancing justice for all. 

How are membership dues calculated?

  • Attorney membership dues are based on the first State Bar admit date.

BASF is your gateway to a thriving legal community in San Francisco. We offer valuable resources and benefits to enhance your career, including diverse networking events and legal education programs. Join us for rewarding pro bono opportunities and professional development initiatives. Connect with like-minded peers and positively impact our community through volunteer opportunities. Choose BASF for unparalleled support, growth, and meaningful connections within the legal profession. Become a member today and unlock the full potential of your legal career in San Francisco.