Upcoming Events

Advanced Legal Observer Training

August 20, 2017

LEGAL OBSERVERS:

Advanced Legal Observer training! Sunday August 20th 3:30 pm NLG Office 558 Capp Street S.F. We are strongly recommending that you attend this training if you are going to be out in the streets over the weekend of the 26th and 27th. Lets keep ourselves safe as we do this vital work!

To volunteer as a Legal Observer please email locoordinators@riseup.net Please give name, telephone number, hours that you are available, which day you available for and if you are coming to the training.

Sunday Streets Tenderloin. Join the fun!

August 20, 2017

Come join the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter at the 8/20 Sunday Streets event taking place in the Tenderloin! We will be tabling amongst the music, food, dance, and fun from 11:00-4:00 PM, exact location TBD. More information on Sunday Streets can be found here. Stop by and say hello as we give out information on the Guild including KYR trainings and law school chapters. Accessibility: sidewalk access.

Demonstration Committee Meeting

August 14, 2017

Our monthly Demonstrations Committee meeting will be Monday, August 14th 2017, 6:30 p.m. at the 558 Capp Street, 2nd Floor. Accessibility: stairs.

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

August 8, 2017

The August Immigration Committee meeting will be held 6–8 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. Accessibility: elevator available.

Please RSVP with Gaby Lopez - gabacules (at) gmail.com or Aradhana Tiwari - atiwari.law (at) gmail.com

Join Us in Left Field!

July 31, 2017

Join us in Left Field as the A's take on the SF Giants on Monday 31 July, 7:05pm. $40 gets you Plaza Reserved level tickets. It's a great opportunity to have fun with your NLG friends and comrades, and cheer on the A's, or the Giants! $17 out of each $40 ticket benefits the human rights and social justice legal work of the NLG SF Bay! Buy your tickets online here. Can't go? Sponsor a student, legal worker, or low income attorney!

July Membership Meeting

July 21, 2017

Join the Conversation!

Keeping Ourselves Safe: Physical & Digital Security

Speakers: Tur-ha AK, Anti Police-Terror Project/ A.R.M.E.D. & Mark Burdett, Electronic Frontier Foundation Moderated by Cat Brooks

Oakstop 1721 Broadway #201, Oakland International Conference Room located in the Basement

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Suggested donation $20, to cover event costs, no one is turned away for lack of funds Please RSVP to therese (at) nlgsf.org

NLGSF Tabling at Sunday Streets Mission. Join the Fun!

July 16, 2017

Stop by and say hello to NLGSF Bay Area Chapter volunteers at our table in the civic engagement portal (on Valencia St. between 24th and 25th). We will have information about joining, renewing, and getting involved in upcoming events!

Sunday Streets provides free live music, cultural performances, exercise classes, kids activities, health resources, and much more. For more information, visit www.sundaystreetssf.com/mission071617.

Mass Defense 101 CLE for Civil Attorneys and New Attorneys

June 27, 2017

Mass Defense 101 CLE for civil attorneys and new attorneys on June 27, 9-10:30 am at the Leonard Carder office, 1330 Broadway, Oakland. You must preregister because space is limited. Please RSVP to rlederman (at) beachledermanlaw.com

1.00 Competency Issues, .25 Ethics and .25 Elimination of Biase CLE Credits.

Suggested donation $35 no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

Discussion on “Bodies and Bondage: A History of California’s Prisons” with Jared Rudolph of the Prison Advocacy Network

June 15, 2017

Jared Rudolph is a criminal defense attorney and the founder of Prisoner Reentry Network (prisonerreentrynetwork.org), a non-profit that supports successful transitions from incarceration to the community. California's prison system started as a privately-run barge anchored in the Bay, and was embroiled in corruption, political scandal, and violence. Since then, our system has grown to incarcerate more people than the population of Berkeley.

Immigration Committee Meeting

June 13, 2017

The June Immigration Committee meeting will be held 6–8 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 RSVP with Gaby Lopez - gabacules (at) gmail.com or Aradhana Tiwari - atiwari.law (at) gmail.com

Demonstrations Committee Meeting

June 12, 2017

Our monthly Demonstrations Committee meeting will be Monday, June 12, 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.

NextGen Committee Meeting

June 8, 2017

Our next meeting will take place on Thursday, June 8th, at 6:30 p.m. in San Francisco at at the Van Der Hout Brigagliano & Nightingale LLP 180 Sutter, Suite #500 Street in San Francisco.. There will also be a call-in number.

Please RSVP with therese (at) nlgsf.org

Off-the-Grid with NLGSF NextGen

June 2, 2017

Come join the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Bay Area on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 5:30pm at Friday Night @ OMCA for Off-the-Grid food trucks, music, and more!

Enjoy delicious curbside cuisine from gourmet food trucks, local beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages at the Blue Oak beer garden, and live music and dancing from local musicians and DJs.

Welcome Oscar López Rivera to the Bay Area

May 31, 2017

Welcome Oscar López Rivera to the Bay Area

Wednesday, May 31st St John's Presbyterian Church* 2727 College Ave, Berkeley Wheelchair Accessible

Buy tickets on-line! Limited tickets at the door. http://welcomeoscar.brownpapertickets.com/ Tickets are sliding scale as shown below. All proceeds go directly to Oscar. 5:30 Reception $75-250 Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild nlgsf.org (Cost includes program ticket.)

A unique opportunity to meet and talk to Oscar!

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

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