Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

A Week at the Justice & Diversity Center [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at the Justice & Diversity Center? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a sample week in the life…

Destination Law School: Panelists Needed to Inspire Diverse College Students

Destination Law School (DLS) undergrad students are one step closer to law school, recently completing our intensive eight week LSAT preparation course with Kaplan Test Prep. This Fall, DLS will…

A Retrospective Session with 2011 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Recipient Elva Linares

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Diversity Pipeline Programs Manager Nicole Britton-Snyder recently checked in with 2011 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Recipient Elva Linares as she finishes her final…

Justice & Diversity Center Welcomes New Attorney

The Federal Pro Bono Project is pleased to announce the addition of its newest staff attorney, Nerissa Kunakemakorn. She staffs the project’s new office at the Oakland district court, possible…

Homeless Advocacy Project Gives Summer Associates Experience Through its Annual Public Service Program

This past summer, the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) held its 16th annual Summer Associates in Public Service Program.  The program provides critical legal services to…

Haight Brown Provides Pro Bono Legal Help to San Francisco Community Land Trust

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to spotlight Ted Handel and Steven Cvitanovic, both partners of Haight Brown & Bonesteel, as our October volunteers of the month.  Handel…

No Glass Ceiling Co-Chair to Receive Fay Stender Award

California Women Lawyers (CWL) will honor BASF No Glass Ceiling Committee Co-Chair Patricia Gillette, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, with its Fay Stender Award. CWL established the Fay Stender Award in…

Dynamic Champion of Pro Bono and Diversity Retires

Kathi. For anyone working at a pro bono legal services organization the name refers to only one person, Kathi Pugh. During the 23 years before Pugh’s retirement this past August,…

Barristers Club Celebrates Diversity and Honors Two Attorneys

The Barristers Club Diversity Issues Committee recently honored Quyen Ta and Otis Bruce, Jr. Ta, a partner at Keker & Van Nest, was recognized for her work in inspiring minorities….