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.
A benefit for the SF Bay Area NLG Anti Racism Committee.
6-8 PM (film at 7 PM)
3158 Mission Street
Suggested donation $20 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
Dress warmly. The film will be shown outdoors.
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.
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 SÃ¡nchez of CARECEN, and Francisco Ugarte of Dolores Street Community Services.
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").
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.
Our next immigration committee meeting will be September 26 at 12:30. We will meet at the ACLU office, 39 Drumm Street, San Francisco.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 7 p.m. at the Law Office of Jane Kaplan, 3050 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley. We will discuss plans for a military law training and case updates.
Our annual Fall Auction and Cocktail Party will be on Friday, September 19, 6-9 PM at the LGBT Center in San Francisco, 1800 Market by Octavia.
The next Anti Racism Committee meeting will be at Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant, 326 Frank H Ogawa Plz in Oakland at 6pm.
1. National Convention Anti-Racist Training
2. Bay Area Anti-Racist training
4. CLE week of October 6-10
5. Multipart CLE for winter/spring
Our Demonstrations Committee provides legal support to protests, free speech actions, and civil disobedience. Our meetings are every third Tuesday, 6 PM.
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.
Our Queer Committee Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 11 has been postponed. Stay tuned for updates.
Get involved in organizing the mentorship project, which connects law students and new lawyers with more experienced progressive attorneys.
The next meeting will be at 6 pm at Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, 180 Sutter Street, Fifth Floor, San Francisco.
The 2009 Champion of Justice will be longtime Guild member Steven Bingham. Our Testimonial Dinner Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 PM at the home of board member David Weintraub, 5582 Lawton Ave in Rockridge Oakland.
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.
The Executive Board of the NLGSF generally meets every first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. Meetings are open to all Bay Area chapter members in good standing.
Our next immigration committee meeting will be August 29 at 12:30. We will meet at the ACLU office, 39 Drumm Street, San Francisco.
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!
Friday, August 22 at 5 pm at Jupiter in Berkeley (jupiterbeer.com)
Please join us to help organize Progressive Lawyering Day set for Sat, September 27 at USF.