Upcoming Events

Event With David Coombs - Attorney for Chelsea Manning

December 9, 2013

The NLGSF is cosponsoring this event.

Private Manning Support Network presents

DAVID COOMBS Attorney for American prisoner of conscience US Army Pvt. Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning

Monday evening, Dec. 9th. 6:30pm -- Oakland, California Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland CA 94612

Exclusive Bay Area appearance by the lawyer of the heroic WikiLeaks whistle-blower recently sentenced to 35-years in military prison.

NLGSF Holiday Party & Alternative Swearing In

December 5, 2013

Join us for our annual Holiday Party along the Embarcadero in San Francisco. We'll have an alternative swearing in for NLG members who recently passed the California Bar Exam!

Thursday, December 5, 2013
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sinbad's Restaurant
141 The Embarcadero
San Francisco

Suggested donation $10 to $20 – no one turned away for lack of funds. Free for Sustainer, Advocate and law student members.

Dismantling the Police State: Annual Membership Meeting and Election

November 20, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
5:30 p.m. polls open
7:30 p.m. polls close
First Congregational Church, Reidenbach Hall
2501 Harrison Street, Oakland

Panel from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, followed by Q & A

Join us for a participatory discussion of the future of movements to dismantle the police state. Panelists include:

Cinthya Muñoz
Causa Justa::Just Cause - Regional Lead, Immigrant Rights Organizer

NLG Meditation Group

November 20, 2013

Inspired by the CLEs that David Borgen and Doug Chermak have done over the past few years, a group of NLG members has started a meditation group specifically for progressive attorneys, legal workers, and law students. The group is meeting from 8:15-9:00 am on the first Wednesday of each month, and from 12:15-1:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month, at Sundeen Salinas & Pyle, 428 13th Street, 8th Floor, in Oakland.

Protest Against the Indictment of Palestinian-American Activist Rasmea Odeh

November 13, 2013

The NLGSF has endorsed this event.

Join USPCN, the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), the Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) and the International Jewish anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) in a protest at the Oscar Grant Plaza in Oakland on Wednesday, November 13th at 5pm.

The United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) and Rasmea’s supporters and legal team have called for the 13th of this month to be NATIONAL DAYS of ACTION to support Rasmea and demand dropping of the charges now!

Stop Discrimination in Compensation for Rape Victims

November 12, 2013

Justice for Sex Workers is Justice For All

The NLGSF is cosponsoring this event.

Tuesday, November 12, 6pm to 7:30pm SF Public library, Latina/Hispanic Meeting Room, lower level, 100 Larkin Street, SF (Civic Center BART)

Speakers:

● Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective, In Defense of Prostitute Women’s Safety Project

● Maxine Doogan, Erotic Service Providers Union

● A speaker from All of Us or None, a project of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

NLG Meditation Group

November 6, 2013

Inspired by the CLEs that David Borgen and Doug Chermak have done over the past few years, a group of NLG members has started a meditation group specifically for progressive attorneys, legal workers, and law students. The group is meeting from 8:15-9:00 am on the first Wednesday of each month, and from 12:15-1:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month, at Sundeen Salinas & Pyle, 428 13th Street, 8th Floor, in Oakland.

Annual Mentorship Cocktail Party

November 4, 2013

Friday, November 4
6 PM
5582 Lawton Avenue
Oakland

Students: Come meet attorneys and legal workers practicing in a variety of fields!

Lawyers and legal workers: Get to know the new generation of progressive law students and lawyers and visit with old friends!

Food and drink will be amply provided. You needn’t have a mentor or mentee to attend, but if you do, please personally invite him or her!

NextGen Committee Meeting

October 24, 2013

The NextGen Committee, formerly the Mentorship Committee, has overseen the most successful mentorship program for progressive law students and throws a great cocktail party for NLG members every year. Now, the committee is broadening its work to focus on fostering the next generation of progressive lawyers and legal workers. Join us in this important work!

The next meeting is Thursday, October 10 at 6 p.m. at Beeson, Tayer & Bodine, 483 Ninth Street, 2nd Floor in Oakland. We will be planning the big mentorship party and discussing mentor recruitment, among other things.

NLG Meditation Group

October 16, 2013

Inspired by the CLEs that David Borgen and Doug Chermak have done over the past few years, a group of NLG members has started a meditation group specifically for progressive attorneys, legal workers, and law students. The group is meeting from 8:15-9:00 am on the first Wednesday of each month, and from 12:15-1:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month, at Sundeen Salinas & Pyle, 428 13th Street, 8th Floor, in Oakland.

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