Upcoming Events

Protest in Solidarity with Pakistani Attorneys

November 13, 2007

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.

Mentorship Party

November 9, 2007

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.

Progressive Lawyering Day

September 15, 2007

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.

Testimonial Dinner Committee

August 29, 2007

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.

Mentorship Committee Meeting

August 15, 2007

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.