Upcoming Events

Progressive Lawyering Day Meeting

June 16, 2011

Law students from throughout the Bay Area and as far away as the Davis Sacramento area organize a day long mini-conference each year. Join the planning committee and help make Progressive Lawyering Day a success.

The PLD meeting is Thursday, June 16th at 6:30 PM. The meeting will be held at Bindi restaurant at 28 2nd St. between Mission and Market in San Francisco.

Executive Board Meeting

June 1, 2011

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. The current board list can be found by clicking here.

Our June meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the Rosenberg Foundation office, 131 Steuart Street, Suite 650 in San Francisco.

The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Landmark Investigation of the Gaza Conflict

May 5, 2011

The NLGSF is cosponsoring this book release event for The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Landmark Investigation of the Gaza Conflict from Nation Books.

Thursday, May 5, 7:00pm
First Congregational Church
2501 Harrison Street in Oakland

Introduction by UC Hastings Law School professor and scholar George Bisharat

Executive Board Meeting

May 4, 2011

The chapter's Executive Board generally meets the first Wednesday of each month. This month the meeting will be at 6:30 PM in Oakland at the Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian office, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000 in Oakland.

The Executive Board is elected by the membership and makes decisions about the direction of the chapter, staff, endorsements and finances.

Bay Area Military Law Panel Meeting

April 26, 2011

The next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 26 19th at 7:00 p.m. at 179-11th Street, San Francisco; 415/864-5600, x111.

Katie Dwight, staff attorney at Swords to Plowshares, will present a program on the impact of military service on immigration issues. In addition to working at Swords, Katie has a private criminal defense practice. One hour of CLE credit available for attorneys.

Law students are encouraged to attend the meeting.

After the program, there will be a discussion of active cases.

Law Student Meeting/Retreat

April 15, 2011

All NLGSF student members are encouraged to attend our general meeting/retreat this friday.

When: Friday, April 15th at 4:00 PM
Where: Golden Gate University School of Law, Room 3214.
536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.

We will discuss student organizing, future Progressive Lawyering Day planning, and other topics. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Also, expect that the meeting will last a few hours.

Immigration Court Observation Project Training

April 14, 2011

6:30 pm in room 2321
Golden Gate University School of Law

NLG GGU, La Raza Students, and the San Francisco Bay Area NLG Immigration Committee invite all interested in immigration law and immigrant rights to participate in the NLG Immigration Committee's Immigration Court Observation Project ("ICOP") training. Learn about the project, and receive a primer on how the immigration court functions, with a focus on detained master calendar proceedings.

Annual Testimonial Dinner

April 9, 2011

We will honor Brad Seligman with the Champion of Justice Award and Aliya Karmali with the Unsung Hero Award at our Annual Testimonial Dinner.

The deadline to RSVP for this event has passed.

April 9, 2011
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett Banquet Room 1001 Broadway in Oakland 5:30 pm Reception
7:30 Dinner

MC: Teague Gonzalez Past President, NLGSF
Greeting: Michael Flynn President, NLGSF

Abby Ginzberg Documentary Filmmaker
Mari Mayeda Member, Impact Fund Board of Advisors