BASF Conference CenterSan Francisco, CA
James J. Brosnahan
As California Chief Justice Ronald George has stated," if the motto 'and justice for all' becomes 'and justice for those who can afford it,' we threaten the very underpinnings of our social contract."
Join state leaders for a Town Hall Meeting in the effort to press legislators and executive officers to implement mandates and funding for civil representation to make equal justice under law a reality.
WelcomeJim DonatoPresident, The Bar Association of San FranciscoCooley, Godward, Kronish LLPA Look Back at Civil RepresentationThe Honorable Earl Johnson, Jr. (Ret.)Court of Appeal, Second Appellate DistrictLos AngelesTopicsAn Overview of the NeedAssessing the Impact of the Justice GapSolutions and Practical ConsiderationsModeratorPhil Bronstein • Editor at LargeHearst Newspaper Division and The San Francisco Chronicle
SpeakersThe Honorable Steve Austin • Chair, Access to Justice Commission, Contra Costa County Superior CourtJames J. Brosnahan • Morrison & Foerster, LLPHolly Fujie • President-Elect of the State Bar of CaliforniaMichael Hennessey • Sheriff, San Francisco CountyBruce Ives • Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Hewlett-Packard CompanyClare Pastore • Associate Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Of Counsel, ACLU Foundation of Southern CAThe Honorable Maria Rivera • Associate Justice, First District Court of AppealMark Schickman • Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service
Co-sponsors: Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, and National Bar Association Region IX
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