BLF is holding its 19th Annual Auction Gala on Friday, November 14, 2014 from 7pm-12am, at HS Lordships Restaurant in the Berkeley Marina.
Purchase pre-sale tickets ($45) for the 2014 Auction Gala here:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/887018
Tickets will also be available at the door for $50.
Preview the items up for auction at http://www.32auctions.com/blf2014.
The auction is the primary fundraiser for the Phoenix Fellowship, a scholarship that provides major support to first-year Berkeley Law students from diverse backgrounds who are committed to pursuing careers in social justice. Since its inauguration, the Auction has become Berkeley Law’s largest and most popular event, drawing hundreds of current students, Berkeley alumni, Bay Area legal practitioners, and supporters.
BLF’s 2013 newsletter is out! The newsletter previews the work being done by new grantee Cory Isaacson with the East Bay Community Law Center, and recaps the work done by 2012-2013 grantee Sebastian Sanchez at Make the Road New York. Read the full newsletter here.
BLF’s December 2012 newsletter has been published, which includes updates on new BLF fellow Sebastian Sanchez, 2011-2012 BLF fellow Lydia Edwards, the 2012 BLF Auction, and recent additions to the BLF Board.
Read the full newsletter!
The Berkeley Law Foundation is pleased to announce that our 16th Annual Auction Extravanganza on November 11, 2011 raised approximately $41,000 for the Phoenix Fellowships, which will be awarded to incoming 1Ls from diverse backgrounds with an extraordinary commitment to social justice. We are grateful for the tremendous generosity of Boalt faculty, students, firm sponsors and community donors for the making the Auction a success!
The full program is available here. Thanks especially to our auction sponsors for their generous commitment to the work of BLF and the Phoenix Fellowship:
CHAMPION OF DIVERSITY
Crowell & Moring, LLP
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
GUARDIAN OF DIVERSITY
Leonard Carder, LLP
Rosen, Bien & Galvan, LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP
ADVOCATE OF DIVERSITY
Goodwin Procter, LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
Rutan & Tucker, LLP
SUPPORTER OF DIVERSITY
Alston + Bird, LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP
Nixon Peabody, LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP
This year’s Berkeley Law Foundation Auction will be held on November 11, 2011 at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center in downtown Oakland. The Auction is the primary fundraiser for the Phoenix Fellowship, a scholarship that provides major support to first-year Berkeley Law students from diverse backgrounds who are committed to pursuing careers in social justice. Click here for more information about the auction and to purchase tickets!