Board bids farewell to Givner, their ‘fantastic lawyer’ and ‘a profoundly excellent human being’

Deputy City Attorney Jon Givner (center), flanked by Board of Supervisors members and staff, at his final meeting.

They praised his kindness, his cool demeanor under fire, and his baseball skills.

He was even celebrated in song.

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday bid farewell – but not goodbye – to Deputy City Attorney Jon Givner, their beloved and trusted legal counsel since August 2012.

Deputy City Attorney Elaine Warren honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Deputy City Attorney Elaine Warren (left) receives her award from Dorinda Shipman of Langan (right), an advisory council member for the Center for Creative Land Recycling. Image courtesy of CCLR.

Deputy City Attorney Elaine Warren was recently honored with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Public Service from the Center for Creative Land Recycling for her work on complex and transformative land use and development projects.