Upcoming Events

NLG Week Day 3 (UC Davis)

January 26, 2011

Please join the National Lawyers Guild at King Hall for NLG Week! We have some great events and film screenings planned - please see below for the schedule.

All events in room 1001 unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, January 26

12 - 1 pm - Community Lawyering: A Hands-On Strategy for Addressing Race Disparities. Presented by Gillian Sonnad and Kyanna Williams of the Race Equity Project. (Lunch provided)

NLG Week Day 2 (UC Davis)

January 25, 2011

Please join the National Lawyers Guild at King Hall for NLG Week! We have some great events and film screenings planned - please see below for the schedule.

All events in room 1001 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, January 25

12 - 1 pm: Racial Profiling of America's Muslim Communities in the Post-9/11 World. Featuring acclaimed playwright and King Hall alum Wajahat Ali and Zahra Billoo, Executive Director of the SF/Bay Area Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

Protest to Stop FBI & Grand Jury Oppression of Activists

January 25, 2011

Join us for a national day of action.

4:30 - 6 PM
U.S. Federal Building
90 7th Street, San Francisco

On September 24, the FBI raided seven Chicago and Minneapolis homes of anti-war and international solidarity activists, and the offices of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Anti-War Committee. A total of 14 activsts from Wisconsin, North Carolina, and in San Jose were questioned by the FBI. All 14 of those who were subpoenaed in September refused to participate in the Grand Jury.

NLG Week Day 1 (UC Davis)

January 24, 2011

Please join the National Lawyers Guild at King Hall for NLG Week! We have some great events and film screenings planned - please see below for the schedule.

All events in room 1001 unless otherwise noted.

Monday, January 24
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12 - 1 pm: New Orleans Convention Report-Back and Presentation on the History and Activites of NLG. Hear about last year's New Orleans convention and the activities of the NLG from fellow students and Professor Holly Cooper. (Lunch provided)

Testimonial Dinner Committee Meeting

January 20, 2011

The next meeting of the Testimonial Dinner Committee will be Thursday, January 20 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the home of Marilyn Waller and Doron Weinberg in Piedmont.

The Dinner Committee plans the largest fundraising event for the chapter - our annual Testimonial Dinner (scheduled for April 9, 2011). Joining the committee is a great way to contribute to the chapter and to a fabulous event that attracts 400+ NLG and community members every year.

Meditation for Lawyers CLE

January 19, 2011

Meditation for Lawyers will be presented by Attorneys Doug Chermak and Harvey Hyman on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. Registration begins at 5:30 PM and the program is from 6 - 8:30 PM at the law office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000, in Oakland.

2 Hours CLE Credit: One hour of Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse and one hour of regular CLE credit will be available.

$50 for public service and low income attorneys; $75 regular rate.

Doris Brin Walker NLG State Bar Committee

January 12, 2011

By popular demand the Doris Brin Walker NLG state bar committee will meet at 6;00pm Wed., Jan. 12 at Don Ramon's Mexican Restaurant at 225-11th St., S. F. Please call me at 415-397-1060 with questions, comments, etc.

The State Bar Committee participates in many Bar related activities throughout the year and initiates progressive resolutions for consideration and debate among delegates to the annual State Bar Convention.

Executive Board Meeting

January 5, 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. Any current member may attend, though only board members may vote. The current board list can be found by clicking here.

Our January meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000 in Oakland.

Holiday Party and Auction

December 10, 2010

Celebrate the work of the National Lawyers Guild Immigration Committee!

Our Holiday Party and Auction will be on Friday, December 10 at the Cartoon Art Museum in downtown San Francisco. Come mingle with progressive lawyers, legal workers, and law students and bid on a range of items from restaurant gift certificates to week-long stays in France.

Friday, December 10 from 6 to 9 PM
Cartoon Arts Museum
655 Mission Street in San Francisco
Entry: $10 Low Income; $25 Attorneys and Friends
Free for sustainers and sponsors.
Admission at the Door

Executive Board Meeting

December 1, 2010

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, though only board members may vote. The current board list can be found by clicking here.

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

Palestine, American Wars & Islamaphobia in America

November 30, 2010

Bay Area Teach-In Endorsed by the NLGSF
Tuesday, November 30, 7 PM
East Pauley Ballroom (MLK Student Union UC Berkeley - Corner of Bancroft and Telegraph)

Speakers include Hatem Bazian, UCB; Michael Shehadeh, LA 8; Ziad Abbas, MECA; Barbara Lubin, MECA; Jeff Mackler, United National Antiwar Committee; Masao Suzuki, Committee to Stop FBI Repression; Blanca Misse, UCB Student Worker Action Team; Rep from Cal Students for Justice in Palestine; Rep from UCB Muslim Student Association.

Donations Suggested; No One Turned Away for Lack of Funds

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