email@example.com 415-868-0780 Joe Swimmer joined the California Bar Foundation (CBF) as the Director of Development and Communications in November 2012. Before to coming to CBF, Joe served as the Associate Director of Annual Giving and Gift Officer for the University of California, Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall).
Joe graduated with a degree in history and religion from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. He studied for his MA in American Indian History at the University of Tulsa and holds his law degree from Stanford Law School. He is a member of the State Bar of California.
Over his career, Joe has been active in numerous civic and professional organizations, having served on the boards of Academy of Friends, the National Lesbian and Gay Law Association and Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, holding leadership positions with each. Joe also served on the vestry of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church and currently serves on the Stewardship Committee for St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in San Francisco.
After practicing law in San Francisco, Joe worked with LexisNexis in business development, marketing and market planning for almost a decade. Returning to Stanford, Joe worked with alumni on the East Coast for the Stanford Alumni Association. Following his time at Stanford, Joe worked with the Georgetown Law School Alumni Association in Washington, D.C., before returning to San Francisco and joining Boalt Hall.
Joe is a member of the Cherokee Nation and has served his tribe in a variety of advisory and support roles over the years. He lives in Hayes Valley in San Francisco.
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