Upcoming Events

NLG Happy Hour for Summer Law Clerks and Interns

June 25, 2010

NLG SF Bay Area invites all Bay Area summer law clerks and interns, friends and allies to join us at Somar, 1727 Telegraph, on Friday, June 25, 5:30-8:30pm for a mixer. Meet and greet your comrades from other Bay Area social justice and public interest organizations and offices. Meet NLG attorneys and legal workers. Learn about opportunities to plug into NLG-related projects. End the week with some relaxing drinks in beautiful Oakland! See you then!

Bay Area Military Law Panel Meeting

June 22, 2010

The next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 22nd at 7:00 p.m. at 179-11th Street, San Francisco; 415/864-5600, x111.

We will discuss development of a BAMLP project for training and supervising law students and attorneys doing military law counseling. The project will be in cooperation with American Friends Service Committee and GI Rights Network. Law students are encouraged to attend the meeting.

Active cases will also be discussed.

New members are welcome.

Radical History of San Francisco Bike Ride

June 13, 2010

Radical History of San Francisco Bike Ride
Benefiting the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter

Sunday, June 13, 10:45 am –3:00pm

Meet at Harry Bridges Plaza - Front of Ferry Building on the Embarcadero, San Francisco

Learn about the radical history of San Francisco from the 1800s through the more recent past, visiting sites of protest and dissent relating to workers' rights, immigrant rights, civil rights, women's rights, environmental struggles, and more.

Mentorship Committee Meeting

June 9, 2010

The next mentorship committee meeting will be Wednesday, June 9 at 6 PM. We will meet at 180 Sutter St, Fifth Floor in San Francisco.

The mentorship committee overseas the mentorship project of the NLGSF, which links law students, recent graduates, or legal workers with experienced Guild attorneys and legal workers. Click here to find out more about the project or to sign up to be a mentor or mentee.

Executive Board Meeting

June 2, 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 June meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the Rosenberg Foundation office, 131 Steuart Street, Suite 650 in San Francisco.

CLE: Material Support and Security-Related Issues in Immigration Law

May 26, 2010

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Golden Gate University, Room 3209
1.5 MCLE credits available
Suggested donation- $20 (No one will be refused admittance for lack of funds).

The training is primarily designed toward providing immigration practitioners practical tools for representing clients in cases where security-related issues may arise, but is open to and helpful for anyone impacted or working with often-targeted communities.

HUAC City Hall Protests - 50th Commemoration

May 13, 2010

Fifty years ago, on May 13, 1960, thousands of students from SF State, UC Berkeley, Stanford and other local campuses and high schools converged on San Francisco City Hall to protest the hearings being held by The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). In a dramatic confrontation, 64 were arrested after being washed down the rotunda staircase with firehoses. HUAC was discredited and the 60s were launched throughout the country on campuses and elsewhere. The silent 50s were over.

HUAC City Hall Protests Forum & Film Viewing

May 13, 2010

The NLGSF is hosting a forum on film viewing on May 13, 7:30 PM at UC Hastings, 198 McAllister in San Francisco, Room A, with special guests, to discuss the HUAC City Hall Protests from 50 years ago. More details to come.

Current Speakers Include

Becky Jenkins, a 1960's demonstrator and student leader from SF State.

Marshall Krause, the only attorney arrested at the demonstration and currently a lawyer with the ACLU.

Executive Board Meeting

May 5, 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 May meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the office of Golstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000 in Oakland.

Citizenship Workshop

April 24, 2010

The NLGSF is cosponsoring this event, hosted by the American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter:
CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP
Saturday, April 24, 2010
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
UC Hastings College of the Law, Mayer Lounge
198 McAllister Street, San Francisco
Near Civic Center BART/Muni Station

Eligible applicants will receive free assistance with their citizenship applications as time permits. All applicants will receive individualized screening for eligibility, but the requirements generally include:

TUPOCC Meeting & Happy Hour

April 23, 2010

The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) of the National Lawyer's Guild (NLG) is an alliance of law students, legal workers, attorneys and other people of color within the NLG community. Membership is open to those who self-identify as people of color. Please join us for our first mixer happy hour of the year.

We'll be gathering as legal activists of color for a community building meeting at 5:00pm. The event will then be open to everyone at 6:00pm. We encourage you to bring your friends, see you there!

NLG-TUPOCC Happy Hour @ Somar

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