Upcoming Events

NLGSF Membership Meeting

May 18, 2017

Radical Legal Work in Radical Political Times: What is the role of the Guild in the era of Trump?

Thursday, May 18th, 6:30 pm

Oakstop, 1721 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

Panelists:

Carey Lamprecht - Defending Radical Resistance in an Era of Rising Fascism

John Viola - Know Your Rights & Immigration Work

James Burch - What activists & organizers need from lawyers & legal workers in these times

Demonstration Committee Meeting

May 8, 2017

Our monthly Demonstrations Committee meeting will be Monday, May 8, 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland Law Collaborative 1736 Franklin St. Suite 400 Oakland, CA 94612 *You will need to dial #457 to be let in.

Please contact Therese for more information at theresenlgsf@gmail.com.

The Demonstrations Committee provides legal support to protests throughout the Bay Area and oversees the legal observer program for the region.

2017 Annual Testimonial Dinner

April 29, 2017

Buy tickets for Testimonial Dinner 2017

Our Annual Testimonial Dinner will be Saturday, April 29, 2016, 6 p.m. at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. We will honor our Champions of Justice Carpenter & Mayfield Law Office and Peter Franck Unsung Hero Carlos Villarreal, and Partners in Liberation Bay Area Anti-Repression Committee (ARC).

Registration includes food, wine, beer, and merriment with hundreds of progressive/radical NLG members and friends. Please register by March 30th.

NextGen Committee (formerly known as the Mentorship Committee)

April 13, 2017

After a winter hiatus, our next NLG NextGen Committee meeting has been scheduled! The meeting will be on Thursday, April 13 at 6:30pm and will take place at the Van Der Hout office (180 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco). For those who can't make it in person, the call-in number is 712-775-7031, access code 212244.

We have a lot to discuss at this meeting, so we hope to see everyone there! Thanks for all of the great work you all do!

Immigration Committee Meeting

April 11, 2017

Our next Immigration Committee meeting will take place on April 11th at 6:00 pm.

Where: Oakland Law Collaborative 1736 Franklin St. Suite 400 Oakland, CA 94612 *You will need to dial #457 to be let in.

Email with agenda items Gabriela Lopez at gabriela@oaklandclo.com or Aradhana Tiwari at atiwari.law@gmail.com.

Demonstration Committee Meeting

April 10, 2017

Our monthly Demonstrations Committee meeting will be Monday, April 10, 6:30 p.m. at the 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor.

Please contact Therese for more information at theresenlgsf@gmail.com.

The Demonstrations Committee provides legal support to protests throughout the Bay Area and oversees the legal observer program for the region.

Legal Observer Training

March 21, 2017

Become a certified, NLG legal observer!

Berkeley Law

Boalt Hall, 215 Bancroft Way, Room 110, Berkeley, CA 94720)

6 - 8 pm

(capacity: 166)

Legal Observers are a program of the National Lawyers Guild, the nation's oldest and largest progressive bar association. They work to insure that protesters' right to express their political views are not violated by law enforcement. They do not participate in protests or actions, instead documenting law enforcement's interactions with protesters. We need LOs now more than ever.

Legal Observer Training

March 21, 2017

Become a certified, NLG legal observer!

Berkeley Law

Boalt Hall, 215 Bancroft Way, Room 145, CA 94720

4-6 pm

(capacity: 35)

Legal Observers are a program of the National Lawyers Guild, the nation's oldest and largest progressive bar association. They work to insure that protesters' right to express their political views are not violated by law enforcement. They do not participate in protests or actions, instead documenting law enforcement's interactions with protesters. We need LOs now more than ever.

Immigration Committee Meeting

March 14, 2017

Our next Immigration Committee meeting will take place on March 15th at 12 pm.

Where: Van Der Hout Brigagliano & Nightingale LLP Sutter, Suite #500 Street in San Francisco

Email with agenda items Gabriela Lopez at gabriela@oaklandclo.com or Aradhana Tiwari at atiwari.law@gmail.com.

Demonstration Committee Meeting

March 13, 2017

Our monthly Demonstrations Committee meeting will be Monday, March 13, 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland Law Collaborative 1736 Franklin St. Suite 400 Oakland, CA 94612 *You will need to dial #457 to be let in.

Please contact Therese for more information at theresenlgsf@gmail.com.

The Demonstrations Committee provides legal support to protests throughout the Bay Area and oversees the legal observer program for the region.

Become a Trained Immigrant Rights Advocate

February 26, 2017

Now More than Ever, it is important that vulnerable communities are informed and empowered. In educating immigrants, you will provide them with tools to protect themselves against raids, abuse, exploitation and the Trump Administration.

The immigration Committee of The National Lawyers Guils SF bay Area Chapter invite lawyers, law students, legal advocates, organizers, activists, and community members to get trained in immigrant rights and educate immigrant communities. Co-sponsored by the AILA Northern California.

Demonstrations Committee Meeting

February 13, 2017

Our monthly Demonstrations Committee meeting will be Monday, February 13, 6:30 p.m. at the 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor.

Please contact Therese for more information at theresenlgsf@gmail.com.

The Demonstrations Committee provides legal support to protests throughout the Bay Area and oversees the legal observer program for the region.

Immigration Committee Meeting

February 7, 2017

Our next Immigration Committee meeting will take place on Feb 7th at 6:00 pm.

Where: Oakland Law Collaborative 1736 Franklin St. Suite 400 Oakland, CA 94612 *You will need to dial #457 to be let in.

Email with agenda items Gabriela Lopez at gabriela@oaklandclo.com or Cecilia Candia at cecilia@lsc-sf.org

Know Your Rights - Stockton

January 23, 2017

Know Your Rights Free Speech and Demonstrations

A Community Presentation and Training Presented by the National Lawyers Guild And ACLU of San Joaquin

On January 23, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM Humphreys Law School Courtroom Stockton, CA 6650 Inglewood Avenue, at Benjamin Holt, Stockton. Contact: sanjoaquinaclu@gmail.com Or text: 415 939 0995

National Lawyers Guild Bay Area Student Summit

January 14, 2017

Join bay area NLG law students for the NLG Student Summit!

January 14th, 10-4pm

UC Hastings, Classroom A (198 McAllister Street, San Francisco)

RSVP to the Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1187791697983570/

Social justice students from all the bay area law school NLG chapters will gather to organize, collaborate, and strategize for 2017. Meet students from other law schools, get tips for organizing your NLG chapter, and get energized for #J20 and other upcoming actions!

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