March 20, 2014: UC Hastings School of Law Cleantech Roundtable

 UC Hastings School of Law will be hosting its 4th Cleantech Roundtable on March 20, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Registration is FREE and MCLE credit is available. This annual conference will be hosted in the Alumni Reception Center at 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco. For more information, and to register, please visit here.

March 24, 2014: ELSAS Networking Event

On Monday, March 24, 2014, ELSAS will be hosting the Environmental Law Alumni-Student-Faculty Mixer at the office of Barg, Coffin, Lewis and Trapp.
Students will have the opportunity to engage in one-on-one or small group discussions with alumni and faculty from an array of environmental law practice areas including: energy, water and natural resources, and land-use.
It is important for students to capitalize on these opportunities to foster relationships and help rebuild and maintain USF Law’s image.
Snacks and refreshments will be provided. 

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Barg, Coffin, Lewis and Trapp, 350 California Street, 22nd Floor, San Francisco
Dress Code: Business attire
Cost: $10 for alumni; students are free

If you are interested in attending, please register here!

March 25, 2014: Call to Action: Sharp Park Pumhouse Project Appeal

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 3 PM, there will be an appeal hearing for the Sharp Park Pumphouse Project at San Francisco City Hall, Room 250, before the Board of Supervisors. Our friends at the Wild Equity Institute have asked for ELS students to come and support their efforts and ensure that proper protocols are followed. This is a perfect opportunity to see the basics of environmental law at work in the county setting.
For more information about the appeal, please visit If you have any questions, please email them to and we will direct them to the right person.


March 26, 2014: Nature’s Rights Advocate Linda Sheehan and the Limitations of Environmental Laws

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 12:30 PM in KN103, join nature’s rights advocate Linda Sheehan as she outlines the Limitations of Existing Environmental Laws and describes burgeoning movements to recognize how the inherent rights of the natural world exist, thrive, and evolve. Follow up with discussions on how such governance systems can begin to be implemented at the local, state, and international levels to advance lasting sustainability.


April 1, 2014: Deep Water Horizon Panel with Mike Underhill

Join ELS and AMLS for a discussion with Mike Underhill, lead attorney for the Department of Justice in the ongoing Deepwater Horizon BP litigation.

Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Time: 12:30-1:30 PM
Location: KN101
Food will be provided