Upcoming Events

Staying True to Your Roots 2013 (CLE)

January 18, 2013

Join us for a full day of CLE presentations including substance abuse, elimination of bias, and ethics. This will be an opportunity for California attorneys to get CLE credit and, perhaps, a chance to recall why you became a lawyer in the first place.

Second Annual Staying True to Your Roots Presented by the National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

Friday, January 18, 2013 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Practising Law Institute 685 Market Street, Suite 100 in San Francisco

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Mentorship Committee Meeting

January 16, 2013

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 Wednesday, January 16 at 6 pm in Oakland. More details to come.

Executive Board Meeting

December 5, 2012

Our chapter Executive Board meetings are generally held every first Wednesday of the month, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. The board governs the chapter and is elected by the Bay Area membership. Any current member may attend with an RSVP, though only board members may vote. The current board list can be found by clicking here.

The U.S. Double Standard on Elections in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean

November 15, 2012

An evening roundtable discussion with election monitors and foreign policy analysts presented by the Berkeley Law National Lawyers Guild, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, Global Exchange and the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

November 15, 2012 6:00pm to 8:00pm UC Berkeley School of Law 215 Boalt Hall, room 145 On the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Bancroft Way

A light dinner and refreshments will be served.

Mentorship Committee Meeting

November 13, 2012

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 Tuesday, November 13 at 6 pm in Oakland.

The Guild & Free Speech - Membership Meeting & Election

November 8, 2012

The Guild and Free Speech: How does the NLG approach free speech and the 1st Amendment in an unequal world? The NLG prefers to call itself a "human rights" organization rather than a "civil liberties" organization, but members may have a range of views on the regulation of free speech.

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Voting begins at 5:30pm
Discussion begins at 6pm
518 Valencia in San Francisco - The Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics

Annual Mentorship Project Cocktail Party

November 2, 2012

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!

When: Friday, November 2 at 6 PM

Where: 5582 Lawton Avenue in Oakland

Bay Area Military Law Panel

October 23, 2012

The next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the upstairs conference room at the the American Friends Service Committee office at 65 Ninth Street, near Civic Center BART.

Program: Discharge Upgrade
Presenter: Teresa Panepinto

Fundraising Committee Meeting

October 17, 2012

We need your energy and creativity to help keep the chapter strong! Join our fundraising committee and do your part to support the National Lawyers Guild. The committee generally meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month - this month we will meet Wednesday, October 17th at 6:30 PM in Oakland.

Mentorship Committee Meeting

October 9, 2012

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 Tuesday, October 9 at 6 pm in Oakland. More details to come.

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