Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Congratulations to Covington & Burling For Federal Pro Bono Success

Congratulations to Covington & Burling for a remarkable result in a pro bono civil rights case for a prisoner. “Mr. P” is a JDC client who is wheelchair bound and…

Federal Pro Bono Project Celebrates Ten Years

  Twelve federal judges and more than sixty attorneys gathered at the Phillip Burton Federal Building and United States Courthouse in January to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Justice…

Volunteers from Kirkland & Ellis

JDC and Kirkland & Ellis Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Free Legal Clinic for Local Nonprofits

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, nonprofits nationwide joined forces to support organizations serving homeless people. The Justice & Diversity Center was proud to participate with Kirkland & Ellis, holding…

Mock Trial Volunteers Needed

Mock Trial Volunteers Needed for February Tournament

The San Francisco Mock Trial Competition starts in February, and The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Mock Trial committee is looking for volunteers to serve as presiding judges and scorers for…

Marie Appel

Justice & Diversity Center’s Medical-Legal Project Helps Vulnerable Community Members

This month, we are highlighting the work of the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Medical-Legal Project (MLP), which provides legal services to low-income patients in community health centers. Project Supervising…

Peter Carson with other clinic participants from nonprofits; Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton; Morgan Lewis & Bockius; Fenwick & West; Deloitte; and PwC

JDC Volunteers Help Bay Area Nonprofits Improve their Legal and Financial Health

The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) recently conducted a legal-financial clinic for nonprofit organizations with volunteer attorneys and accountants from Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton;…

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…

Day in Court Program Expands

As part of the Justice & Diversity Center’s ongoing commitment to providing San Francisco’s youth with positive educational opportunities, this year the Day In Court program was expanded by bringing…

Mobilizing for Justice in Our Community

Erin A. Gordon From the Winter 2017 issue of San Francisco Attorney magazine. Click to view fullscreen. community response, Trump administration, Merri Baldwin, Yolanda Jackson, Gloria Chun, Julie Traun, Kelly…