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Register a Team or Sponsor a Rider at the JDC Bike-A-Thon on June 15
Join us this summer as we pedal our way to help low-income clients who cannot afford access to legal representation. Proceeds from the Bike-a-Thon/Walk-a-Thon will benefit the Legal Services Programs of the Justice & Diversity Center.
The Saturday, June 15 Bike-A-Thon/Walk-A-Thon will take place at the spectacular, family friendly Crissy Field and will include walking routes and customized bike routes for both the novice and advanced cyclists.
Find out how to get involved: www.sfbar.org/bike
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Gain access to over 1,000 Smart Forms, including California Judicial Council Smart Forms and California County Forms. Assemble the latest forms quickly and easily with a fillable, tab-through format; documents can be saved as PDFs. Recent updates feature the addition of juvenile forms regarding the ability to pay for legal services and new miscellaneous forms for vexatious litigants. Log in to browse available Smart Forms.
Reviewing your firm's workers compensation coverage? Take advantage of BASF member discounts
Ahern Insurance Brokerage provides BASF members with workers' compensation insurance programs through The Hartford Insurance Company, an admitted carrier rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. The program features a 10% BASF member discount plus an additional 5% credit if the firm also purchases a general liability policy (minimum premiums apply). For more information or to apply, visit www.sfbar.org/ahernwc.
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Langtech IT systems consulting helps firms manage critical client information with affordable, flexible, best-of-breed technology solutions, including cloud and mobile; managed services/fixed-price IT support; help desk; and web, mobile, and CRM development. Learn more.
$100 new account bonus from Provident Credit Union
BASF members: receive $100 when you join Provident Credit Union and open a qualifying personal or business checking account – plus, $10 Provident membership fee waived! Features personal checking with no minimum balance or monthly fees, and business checking with no annual/monthly fees.
Save these Dates! Stay Connected with the Bay Area Legal Community
Tech Tuesday: High Tech Trial Presentations Using PowerPoint: June 4
Annual Bike-A-Thon: June 15
Barristers Club Speed Networking: June 17
29th Annual Judges Reception: July 25
Justice & Diversity Center's Annual Gala: September 19
Putting for the Pipeline Charity Golf Tournament: October 4
More information will be posted at www.sfbar.org/calendar.
Center for Justice & Accountability's 15th Anniversary Dinner is May 14
More information can be found on the CJA website.
Use BASF’s Solo and Small Firm Listerv to Get Answers and Connect With Your Peers
BASF Members: You are invited to use our Solo/Small Firm Listerv to get answers and connect w/ your peers. If you are a solo practitioner or small firm attorney looking for answers to your questions, get connected and join BASF’s solo and small firm listerv. This active and vibrant members-only listerv is a great resource where you can ask your peers about topics ranging anywhere from substantive law issues to what the best printer is to use for your office. To join the Solo/Small Firm Listerv, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Details: http://lnkd.in/p6BukG
Publish and Prosper: Get Published in San Francisco Attorney magazine or the BASF Bulletin newspaper
Writing an article for San Francisco Attorney magazine and the BASF Bulletin newspaper is not only a great way to help your colleagues better understand issues and topics of mutual concern, publication also positions you as an authority on your subject. Both publications are always seeking articles authored by members of BASF on relevant legal trends, practice management issues, and solo and small firm experiences, to name a few.
CLE Credit: Authors may also receive State Bar of California MCLE self-study credit for the preparation of written materials accepted for publication. For MCLE guidelines for “Writing Published Legal Materials,” visit http://mcle.calbar.ca.gov/Attorneys/FAQ.aspx.