Upcoming Events

Lunchtime MCLE on Substance Abuse

January 19, 2007

The NLGSF is cosponsoring this MCLE:

This presentation fulfills MCLE mandatory requirement for Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse in time for the January 2007 deadline! The speaker will discuss the disease of addiction, and describe sources of assistance for lawyers and others in the legal profession who are suffering from alcohol and substance abuse problems. The presentation will also explore one lawyer's personal journey through these issues.

9/11 Committee Meeting

December 18, 2006

The 9/11 committee will meet at 6:00pm on December 18 at the Guild office—558 Capp St. (btwn 20 & 21). We will be discussing our Know Your Rights project and the grant we recently received. Dinner and drinks will be provided.

Annual Mentorship Cocktail Party

November 10, 2006

The National Lawyer's Guild Mentorship Program requests the honor of your presence at our Annual Mentorship Program Cocktail Party! The fun will start at 6pm on Friday, November 10, 2006.

Come and meet students, attorneys and legal workers practicing in a variety of fields! Food and libations will be provided.

This event is open to all students, attorneys and legal workers interested in the Guild and the mentorship program. Please invite your friends, mentors and mentees!

Casa de Weintraub
5582 Lawton Avenue, Oakland, CA

Seeking Answers - All Women\'s Human Rights Report Back from Philippine Delegation

October 13, 2006

Culture - Food - Discussion

7-9 pm at New College of California, 771 Valencia (btw 18th and 19th - near 16 St BART). $7-10 (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Over 750 activists have been killed in the Philippines since Gloria Macapagal Arroyo took office in 2001. Hundreds more have been harassed, displaced and/or disappeared. Of these over half came from the organized opposition movement, such as GABRIELA Women\'s Party and Bayan Muna. 80 of those killed were women - half of those were GABRIELA Women\'s Party organizers.

Executive Board Elections and Pre-Convention Meeting

October 4, 2006

5:30 – 8 P.M.
The San Francisco Public Library: 100 Larkin St., (at Grove).
Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room, located on the Library's lower level, (Enter 30 Grove St., proceed down stairs).

The NLGSF is electing 8 new at-large members of our Executive Board and all 4 of our Executive Officers. This will be combined with a pre-convention discussion in San Francisco. The full election procedures are available here. Note that absentee voting is possible.

Progressive Lawyering Day

September 30, 2006

Join us this for our 38th annual Progressive Lawyering Day (PLD) - an event for progressive law students from throughout the Bay Area, this year featuring keynote speaker Angela Davis.

At Barrows Hall, U.C. Berkeley Campus

Panels Throughout the Day: