Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

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.

Bike-A-Thon Raises More Than $18,000 for Legal Services Programs

More than 50 people had fun biking and running at Crissy Field while raising $18,251 for the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) legal services programs. The amount raised surpassed any…

LRIS Fund for Public Service: Panel Attorneys Support the Programs of the Justice & Diversity Center

Often, this column highlights a particular case referred by the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS), as well as the LRIS panel attorney who skillfully handled it. In many instances…

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Spreads the Word About its Panel Attorneys

For the second year in a row, BASF’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) participated in the Golden Gate Business Association Pride Expo in June. Over 80 local LGBT friendly…