Upcoming Events

Immigration Committee Meeting/Gathering

July 15, 2009

Please join us Wednesday July 15, 2009 from 5:30 to 6:30 for our next NLGSF Immigration Committee meeting/gathering. For those who were not with us for past evening gatherings, this will be another chance for us to meet with one another in a less formal setting. There will be snacks and drinks.

We will meet at
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano and Nightingale
180 Sutter Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Executive Board Meeting

July 1, 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 July meeting will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the Rosenberg Foundation office, 131 Steuart Street, Suite 650, in San Francisco.

Bay Area Military Law Panel Meeting

June 23, 2009

The next Bay Area Military Law Panel meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 23rd 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 Lessons Learned: Tips for protecting the post-discharge rights of our active duty and reserve clients. A legal staff member from Swords to Plowshares will present the program. It will include a description of the STP projects that are available to our clients after discharge.

Marjorie Cohn Book Tour (Oakland)

June 18, 2009

National President Marjorie Cohn will also be speaking at this event hosted by the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute (MCLI). Along with her new book, Marjorie is just back from the IADL Tribunal on Agent Orange in Paris and the IADL conference in Hanoi.

Wine & cheese provided.

At the Office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian 300 Lakeside Dr. in Oakland; 5:30 - 7 PM.

Marjorie Cohn Book Tour (San Francisco)

June 17, 2009

Marjorie Cohn will discuss her new book, The Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent, Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 PM at Modern Times Bookstore - 888 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110.

In Rules of Disengagement, president of the National Lawyers Guild Marjorie Cohn, examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and investigates their acts of resistance to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan —and what readers can do—to help end illegal orders and illegal wars.

Executive Board Meeting

June 3, 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 June 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.

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