Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Diversity Career Fair Draws Law Students From Across the Country

The 9th annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair and Reception was held on July 26 and 27. A collaborative effort between BASF and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, the fair invited…

In-House Counsel Reception Honors Nicole Harris and AT&T Legal Department

The 3rd annual Minority In-House Counsel Awards reception was held on July 31. The event was co-hosted by Davis Wright Tremaine and Latham & Watkins.   Awards were presented to…

Justice & Diversity Center’s Homeless Advocacy Project: Steady Stream of Income Does Not Always Equal Steady Stream of Housing

Mr. King* is disabled by mental health impairments and lives in a supportive housing project with on-site social and medical services. As a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipient he has…

Family Law Volunteer Allysyn Overton Balances the Scales of Justice

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Allysyn Overton as our volunteer of the month. Overton was new to Family Law in early 2013 when she began…

BASF Supports Two Winning State Bar Diversity Awards

Judge Brenda Harbin-Forte Wins Individual Award Judge Brenda Harbin-Forte of the Alameda Superior Court will be awarded the State Bar of California’s 2013 Diversity Award in the Individual Lawyer Category…

Justice & Diversity Center Announces Gala Honorary Co-Chairs

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco is pleased to announce the honorary cochairs for its annual gala: Robert C. Friese, a founding partner…

Today On C-SPAN: BASF’s ‘Marriage in America: Life after Windsor and Perry’ panel discussion

UPDATE: A video of the broadcast is now available online: www.c-spanvideo.org/program/314035-1 Tune in to C-SPAN today for a broadcast of BASF’s panel discussion on marriage in America. The July 17 event…

BASF’s Yolanda Jackson Gives Testimony to ABA on Stand Your Ground Laws

Yolanda Jackson, Deputy Executive Director and Diversity Director of The Bar Association of San Francisco, provided testimony today to the American Bar Association’s National Task Force on Stand Your Ground…

Making a Difference: Impact of Eviction Defense Project’s Volunteer Attorneys

Click on the map below to learn more about the Justice & Diversity Center’s Eviction Defense Project.