February 13, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Black History Month Q&A: Crystal Kaldjob Shares Her Perspective

Editors’ Note: This month, in celebration of the pioneers who paved ─ and continue to pave ─ the way for civil rights and equality in America, we are featuring a Q&A miniseries with MoFo attorneys of color to discuss what Black History Month means to them. Crystal N. Kaldjob is an associate in the Financial Services Group of Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office. ...›

February 7, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo’s Pro Bono Team Receives MLK Award for Civil Rights Advocacy

As immigration policies continue to make headlines, a team of MoFo lawyers have focused their efforts squarely on one mission—giving a voice to those individuals and families who are currently being detained in deplorable conditions at United States Border Patrol detention centers. This year, we are particularly honored to have been presented with an MLK Award for Civil Rights Advocacy by The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR). ...›

February 5, 2019MoFo Pro Bono

From Unlawful Search to Injunctive Relief

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, federal Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim ordered the Rohnert Park police department to retrain its officers on the proper methods and laws regarding probation searches. This significant ruling stems from a previous decision that held three of the city’s officers responsible for violating the rights of the Barajas family. ...›

January 31, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Life

MoFo Singapore Celebrates Diversity, Inclusion, and Working Across Differences

MoFo Singapore’s celebration of diversity and inclusion delighted the senses and inspired the mind. The central theme of the evening, “Working Across Differences,” was creatively reflected through a thought-provoking panel discussion as well as lively entertainment, bespoke diversity- inspired food and wine tasting menus, and a cast of distinguished guest panelists. ...›

January 24, 2019MoFo Community, MoFo Pro Bono, MoFo Women

MoFo Women Alumnae on the Move

Jana Gold and Leecia Welch may have moved on from MoFo, but they haven’t forgotten the valuable learning experiences they had while they practiced here. In the winter 2019 edition of MoForever, both women discuss how their experiences and the support they received at MoFo advanced their careers. ...›

January 11, 2019MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama

Even in an arena filled with nearly 20,000 people, Michelle Obama has the power to command the sort of presence that makes you feel like you’re having an intimate conversation. That is what members of the MoFo community and their guests experienced this December at the much-anticipated tour for Mrs. Obama’s book Becoming. ...›