Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

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JDC Volunteer Shawn Matloob: Valuable Resource for the Immigrant Community

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize, Shawn Matloob, a dedicated immigration attorney who volunteers at our Legal Advice and Referral Clinic (LARC), a free community walk-in…

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BASF’s Immigration Efforts Expand and Move Under the Justice & Diversity Center

Over 30 years ago, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) started the Attorney of the Day Program (AOD) at the request of the…

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Federal Judges Help Honor JDC Volunteers

The Justice & Diversity Center, along with 20 federal judges, celebrated law firms and attorneys who volunteer with its Federal Pro Bono Project at a reception in January. Through JDC’s…

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Lawyer Referral and Information Service Expands Role in Immigration Collaboratives to Ensure Due Process

By Carole Conn Director of Public Service Programs, LRIS/ADR/Immigration In the fall of 2014, the City and County of San Francisco stepped up to fund legal representation for immigrants. In…

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San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Volunteers at Legal Clinic

Thank you to the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association for volunteering at JDC’s December 17 Legal Advice and Referral Clinic. They want you to join them in pro bono! Visit…

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BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

Asian American Bar Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area recently announced its 2017-2018 officers and directors at large. The following BASF…

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Seeking Panelists: Talk About Your Law School Paths to Diverse Undergrads

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Destination Law School (DLS) program provides information and resources about law school and the legal profession to diverse undergraduate students in colleges located…

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Legal Community and Beyond Makes Holidays Brighter for Head Start Kids

Thank you to the more than 50 firms and organizations (listed below) that participated in the 2016 Head Start Holiday Gift Program. More than 2,000 children received gifts as a…

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Seeking Legal Employers to Host 1L Students for Three-Day Job Shadow Program

The Bar Association of San Francisco, the University of San Francisco School of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law, and Golden Gate University School of Law established the 1L…

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Paul Hastings Supports Associate’s Pro Bono Service Benefiting Low-Income San Franciscans

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize David Lyons and his firm Paul Hastings in this month’s Volunteer Spotlight for their work on Medical-Legal Project cases. The…