Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Eight Members to be Honored for Contributions to Legal Community

BASF will honor eight outstanding members at its December 17 Annual Membership Luncheon. The following members are being honored with an Award of Merit: Fred Fields, Coblentz, Patch, Duffy, &…

The Impact of the Homeless Advocacy Project [INFOGRAPHIC]

During National Homeless Awareness Week, the Justice & Diversity Center celebrates its Homeless Advocacy Project’s 25th anniversary. In 25 years of service, hundreds of dedicated staff attorneys, advocates and social…

Destination Law School [INFOGRAPHIC]

Participants of our Destination Law School program participated in an 8 week intensive Kaplan LSAT course. The infographic below shows results from our Summer 2012 class. Students took a diagnostic…

Homeless Advocacy Project Welcomes Three Post-Bar Law Clerks

JDC and the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) welcome three post-Bar law clerks who will be helping low-income clients with their eviction cases: Daniel Evans, Taylor Pospichel and Michael Spalding. Daniel…

Declining Presence of African American Judges on Federal and State Court Benches Discussed

BASF recently held a panel discussion “Judicial Crisis: Declining Presence of African Americans on Federal and State Court Benches.” The event was co-sponsored by the Charles Houston Bar Association, California…

Destination Law School Program Continues to Inspire Students to Attend Law School

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) has started its Destination Law School (DLS) campus tours this fall, providing information and resources about law school and the legal profession to diverse…

Scholarship Recipients and Donors Honored

The Justice & Diversity Center held its annual Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship reception in September at Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass. This year $30,000 in scholarships were awarded…

Serving Those That Serve Us: Assist Military Personnel This Veterans Day

In 1945, World War II veteran Raymond Weeks from Birmingham, Alabama, had the idea to expand Armistice Day to celebrate all veterans, not just those who had died in World…

JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project: Assisting One Family at a Time

The Washingtons – Mary, her two-year old son, and her two parents – were at imminent risk of homelessness because they had fallen behind on their rent, having used their…

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Helps Low-Income Clients Obtain Guardianships

  The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton for partnering with JDC’s Guardianship Project, which helps low-income clients obtain a guardianship of the person. Kilpatrick Townsend…