The next legal observer training will be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30pm at the Guild office.
The National Lawyers Guild is helping to coordinate demonstrations in Boston, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles in solidarity with the lawyers in Pakistan. See our press release on the situation here.
In San Francisco, we will demonstrate at the Federal Building (450 Golden Gate Ave) on Tuesday, November 13, at 1:00 p.m. Please come out to show your support.
There will be a meeting of the Sacramento Valley NLG on November 12 at 6 pm at the law office of Mark E. Merin, 2001 P Street, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95814.
Calling all mentors and mentees: come meet, greet, eat and drink on Friday November 9th, at the 3rd annual Mentorship Party! Held at the lovely home of David Weintraub at 5582 Lawton Ave in Rockridge Oakland starting at 6 p.m.
By BART: Get off at Rockridge. Go south on College two blocks to Lawton. Go left (always) on Lawton up the little hill to 5582 on your left.
For our members in Redwood City, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose and other South Bay locations. Meet national President Marjorie Cohn, author of Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law.
Festivities start at 5:30 p.m. at Nolan, Armstrong, & Barton, 600 University Ave, Palo Alto (near the Stanford campus).
**The first meeting of the Gang Injunction Working Group will be held on October 11 from 5:30-7 pm at the NLG Office.
The next Immigration Committee Meeting will be October 5 from 12:30-1:30 in room 3320 at Golden Gate University School of Law, 536 Mission Street in San Francisco.
Golden Gate University School of Law
536 Mission Street in San Francisco
Room 5215 at 5:30 pm
Last year, the NLG Immigration Committee kicked off a pilot program, based in part on other NLG chapters' work, to conduct observations of the Master Calendar hearings for detained clients in San Francisco's Immigration Court.
Eight former Black Panthers were arrested in January and charged with the murder of San Francisco Sgt. John Young in 1971 as well as conspiracy that encompasses numerous acts between 1968 and 1973.
The next BALMP Meeting will be September 25 from 7-9 pm at 3050 Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley (between Ashby and Alcatraz).
This year's PLD will be at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. Attorney and advocate, Banafsheh Akhlaghi, founder and president of the National Legal Sanctuary for Community Advancement will give the keynote address.
Registration begins at 8:30 am. Panels and workshops include Police Accountability, Immigrant Rights, Transgender 101, Environmental Justice and more. A reception with DJ Chris Hernandez begins at 4 pm.
Our next dinner committee meeting will be on August 29 at 6:30 pm. Note the location is different than usual for this first meeting - we will be at David Borgen's office in Oakland find directions here.
Next year we are honoring David Borgen! This is our initial meeting to begin planning. The ad solicitation letter goes out in about 5 months, so it's not too early to get started.
Please save the date for the next Immigration Committee meeting of the NLG Bay Area chapter! We'll be meeting on Friday, August 24th, at 1:00 pm, at a NEW LOCATION – Golden Gate University's law school, Room 3320, conveniently located near BART/Muni on Mission street.
(Note: The start time was previously advertised as 12:30)
The next Progressive Lawyering Day meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug 16 at 6:30 pm in Berkeley.
Wednesday, August 15 at 2 p.m.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse
95 Seventh Street in San Francisco
The next Mentorship Committee meeting will be on Wednesday, August 15th at 6:00 p.m. at David Weintraub's office, 1404 Franklin Street, 5th Floor, Oakland. We'll be discussing our fall Mentorship Program Cocktail Party, our fall recruitment efforts, and the organization of the committee for the remainder of the year. We'd like to see a good mix of students, attorneys, legal workers and recent grads.
Before District Judge Vaughn Walker
450 Golden Gate Ave., Courtroom 6, 17th Floor
Thursday, August 9 at 2 p.m.