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The Man Behind Free Spirit

By Hanson Bridgett

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Date and time

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 · 5:30 - 7pm PST


Hanson Bridgett LLP 425 Market Street, 26th Floor San Francisco, CA 94105


Joshua Safran

Author of Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid joins us to share his journey through an unconventional childhood.

Joshua is an attorney, writer, speaker and occasional rabbi. Heisa nationally recognized champion for the rights of women and azealous advocate for survivors of domesticviolence and the wrongfully imprisoned. Hehas received numerous awards for his work including The Pursuit of Justice Award from the CaliforniaWomen's LawCenter, The Rollie Mullen Award from Stand for Families Free of Violence, The Domestic Violence Pro Bono Law Award from the Domestic Violence Practicum at UC Berkeley School of Law, the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, and the California Habeas Project, as well as The CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse) Award. He is also known for his public service and his commitment to land use, local government, and aviation law.

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Hanson Bridgett

Hanson Bridgett has been an integral part of the San Francisco
Bay Area’s legal landscape since 1958. With offices on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge – in San Francisco and the North Bay – as well as in Sacramento and the East Bay, we seek to stay ahead of an ever-changing legal world while holding tight to the value of maintaining close client contact. This emphasis on the needs of clients extends from our 150 attorneys to the bright and devoted support staff that works alongside them.