Upcoming Events

Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Workshop (Part II)

September 22, 2009

The San Francisco Bay Area National Lawyers Guild ("NLG") Chapter's Anti-Racism Committee and The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) are happy to announce:

A workshop series on Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression
on four alternating Tuesdays this fall (September 8th, September 22nd, October 6th and October 20th) from 6:30pm to 9pm. Geared toward lawyers, legal workers, law students, and legal activists. In the interest of continuity and building community, we strongly encourage participants to attend all four classes.

Doris Brin Walker Memorial

September 20, 2009

Join former NLG president Marjorie Cohn and others at this celebration of Doris Brin Walker's life. Take a look at the obituary from the NY Times if you'd like to learn more about Doris.

The National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area memorial for Doris Brin Walker will be at the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House (NABE) on September the 20th, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. NABE is located at 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco, CA 94107.

Please note that the family is having another memorial in November.

Mentorship Committee Meeting

September 9, 2009

The next mentorship committee meeting will be Wednesday, September 9 at 6:00 pm at Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP (180 Sutter Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104).

This is a super important mtg for a number of reasons, including, but not limited to: finalizing roles for the mentorship party, finalizing roles (for the committee), and generally getting the new school year off to a committed and organized start.

Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Workshop (Part I)

September 8, 2009

The San Francisco Bay Area National Lawyers Guild ("NLG") Chapter's Anti-Racism Committee and The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC) are happy to announce:

A workshop series on Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression
on four alternating Tuesdays this fall (September 8th, September 22nd, October 6th and October 20th) from 6:30pm to 9pm. Geared toward lawyers, legal workers, law students, and legal activists. In the interest of continuity and building community, we strongly encourage participants to attend all four classes.

Executive Board Meeting

September 2, 2009

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

Transgender Law Brownbag Lunch CLE Event

August 7, 2009

Bring a lunch and join NLG SF for two interactive CLEs about working with, for, and as transgender people in a legal practice. We will be offering 1 Legal Ethics credit hour, and 1 Eliminating Bias credit hour. Attendees can come for one or both CLEs, although we highly recommend attending both. Both CLEs are designed to be accessible to attorneys, law students, and legal activists of all levels of experience working with the transgender community. Non-attorneys are encouraged to attend.

Executive Board Meeting

August 5, 2009

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 August meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000 in Oakland.

Summer Mixer with the East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association and Others

July 30, 2009

East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association,
Berkeley La Raza Law Students Association,
Centro Legal de la Raza,
and friends*

Invite you to join our Mentorship Program and Summer Mixer!

Thursday July 30, 2009, 5:30pm
Cocina Poblana
499 Embarcadero West
Jack London Square
Oakland, California

Join us for tapas, drinks y comunidad (community) as we celebrate the end of the summer 2009 California bar exam and introduce East Bay Latina/o law students to volunteer mentors from the local bench and bar.

Bay Area Military Law Panel Meeting

July 29, 2009

The next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 28th at 7:00 p.m. at 3050 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley; 510/848-4752, x4. The office is 2 blocks east of the Ashby BART, between Ashby and Alcatraz.

The program will be presented by Courage to Resist. We are pleased that Jeff Patterson will discuss CTR programs and give an update on the resister movement. We'll also discuss how we can work together.

After the presentation we will discuss current cases and trends.

New members are welcome.

"Fruit of War" Benefit Supporting Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos

July 28, 2009

El Rio, Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 6:30 PM
3158 Mission Street in San Francisco

With live commentary and question and answer period, including Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender, Julia Sabory, Director of the San Francisco Youth Commission, Ana Maria Loya of La Raza Centro Legal, Marc-Tizoc González, Chicano Studies Professor & President East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association, and the filmmaker, Josiah Hooper.

Anti Racism Committee Meeting

July 28, 2009

Meeting at El Rio in SF, 3158 Mission St (a block south of Cesar Chavez, about 4 blocks south of 24th St Bart), 6 PM.

Updated Proposed Agenda for Tues ARC meeting:
- Antiracism workshop at national convention
- Antiracism CLE project
- SF Immigrant Rights Defense Committee - NEED FOR NLG SUPPORT AT CAR IMPOUNDMENT HEARINGS
- Collaboration with NLG Immigration Committee, TUPOCC, Queer committee, and Anti-Sexism Committee
- Announcements, Other?

PLD Planning Meeting

July 27, 2009

2009 Progressive Lawyering Day (PLD) Planning Meeting
Monday, July 27, 6:30-8 pm
UC Hastings, 198 McAllister, Room TBA
(near Civic Center BART)

We'll be discussing the theme for this year's PLD event to be hosted at Hastings, brainstorm keynote speaker and panel topic ideas, and meet folks from other NLG student chapters.

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