Upcoming Events

South Bay Meeting/Mixer

October 2, 2008

NLG members who live or work in San Jose, Santa Clara, Fremont, Mountain View or anywhere in the South Bay are invited to a meeting and mixer at the Law Office of Carpenter & Mayfield, 730 North First Street in San Jose, on October 2 at 6 PM. Food and drink provided.

Executive Board Meeting

October 1, 2008

The Executive Board of the NLGSF generally meets every first Wednesday of the month, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. This month's meeting will start earlier than usual and be abbreviated to leave time for our membership meeting. We will begin at 5:30 PM at the Women's Building, 3543 18th St., Audre Lorde room, in San Francisco.

Meetings are open to all Bay Area chapter members in good standing.

Membership Meeting & Board Elections: Defending & Promoting Sanctuary Cities

October 1, 2008

Our election and membership meeting - including a presentation on Defending and Promoting Sanctuary Cities - will be the evening of October 1st.

Polls will open at 5:30 PM and the presentation will begin at 6:30 PM at the Women's Building, 3543 18th St., Audre Lorde room, in San Francisco. Presenters include attorneys Angela Chan of the Asian Law Caucus, Laura Sánchez of CARECEN, and Francisco Ugarte of Dolores Street Community Services.

Immigration Court Observation Project TRAINING

September 29, 2008

SF Bay Area National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Chapter Immigration Court Observation Project (ICOP) Training

Monday, September 29
6:00 pm in room 5224
Golden Gate University School of Law

NLG GGU 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").

Progressive Lawyering Day

September 27, 2008

The Students of the National Lawyers Guild present:
40th Annual Progressive Lawyering Day
Saturday, September 27, 2008, 10 am - 6 pm
University of San Francisco School of Law, Kendrick Hall
2199 Fulton St at Parker Ave, San Francisco, CA
(Accessible by buses 5 Fulton and 21 Hayes)

Panel topics will include immigration, sex workers' rights and organizing efforts, international womens' rights, and juvenile justice.

Anti Racism Committee Meeting

September 16, 2008

The next Anti Racism Committee meeting will be at Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant, 326 Frank H Ogawa Plz in Oakland at 6pm.

Proposed Agenda:
1. National Convention Anti-Racist Training
2. Bay Area Anti-Racist training
3. Fundraising
4. CLE week of October 6-10
5. Multipart CLE for winter/spring
6. ?

Committee Against Torture Meeting

September 15, 2008

Our next Committee Against Torture meeting will be on Monday, September 15 at 6 PM, 2140 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley CA, Suite 601.

Torture as an acceptable interrogation technique is increasingly defended by political and legal figures in positions of power. The NLG maintains what most scholars and human rights activists maintain, that torture is immoral and illegal. Join us for our next committee meeting to organize against torture and its defenders.

PLD Planning Meeting

September 7, 2008

Progressive Lawyering Day Planning Meeting
Sunday, September 7 at 11 am at Liz's apt in SF

Join students from bay area nlg chapters to prepare for Progressive Lawyering Day to be held at USF on Sat, Sept 27 2008.

Post-Bar Exam Party

August 22, 2008

Post-Bar Party and Student Attorney Mixer
Fri, August 22, 6-8 pm
Jupiter - 2181 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Celebrate our recent graduates' completion of the bar exam and welcome everyone back for another school year by joining us at Jupiter Bar in Berkeley. right next to downtown Berkeley BART!