Category Archives: About Us

Malcolm Heinicke Installed as 2018 BASF President

More than 450 members of the legal community were in attendance at the December 14 membership luncheon and installation of 2018 President Malcolm Heinicke. Heinicke, a partner in the San…

From left, Rachelle Evans, case manager at the Windsor in San Francisco's Tenderloin district; Janet Brown, resident at the Windsor; Simon Boehme, Mediator, Conflict Intervention Service; Laura Rodriguez, Program Director of Support Services at the Windsor

Compassion in Conflict: BASF Offers Conflict Intervention Service in Affordable Housing

Members of the CIS Mediation team contributed to this article   The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Conflict Intervention Service (CIS) is a grant-funded project of the City and County…

From left, Agata Sulczynski and JDC’s Gloria Chun

JDC Receives Holiday Surprise

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco received a very generous holiday surprise from Weiss Associates, an Emeryville-based Environmental Science and Engineering firm.  Agata…

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Thank You, JDC Leadership Council

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks our Leadership Council for its continuing guidance and support. Leadership Council members help build a strong bridge between JDC and the legal community…

Jay Lee

From Volunteer to Staff Member, Meet JDC’s New Pro Bono Manager

  Meet Jay Lee, JDC’s new Pro Bono Manager and Supervising Attorney for the Community Organization Representation Project (CORP). As Pro Bono Manager, Lee supports and connects attorneys, law students,…

Barristers Club Announces 2018 Board of Directors

The Barristers Club, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) new attorney division, recently announced the officers for its 2018 Board of Directors: Drew Amoroso, How to be an Invaluable…

Gloria Chun Named JDC’s Pro Bono Legal Services Director

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) recently announced that JDC Pro Bono Manager/Supervising Attorney Gloria Chun was promoted to its Director/Managing Attorney of Pro Bono Legal Services. She succeeds Mairi…

Career Fair Draws More Than 300 Diverse Law School Students

The 13th annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair was held Saturday, July 29 with over 60 employers interviewing 325 students for a total of over 1,100 scheduled interviews.  The full day…

Increase Your Referral Network through Lawyer Referral and Information Service Membership

By Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager In its 70-plus year history, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) has provided attorneys with…

Staff Spotlight: Javier Bastidas

Meet Javier A. Bastidas, Supervising Attorney of the Justice & Diversity Center’s Sargent Shriver Custody Project. Javier has worked in this role at JDC since June 2011. He previously worked…