Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

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…

Annual Golf Tournament Raises More Than $45K for Educational Programs

On Friday, October 4, 136 attorneys attended the 5th annual Putting for the Pipeline Charity Golf Tournament at TPC Harding Park. The attorneys represented law firms and corporate offices from…

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass Attorneys Protect Low-Income Consumers

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass for its recent exceptional volunteer efforts on behalf of low-income consumers. By mid-August 2013, led by partner Fred…

Holistic Advocacy: Social Services Volunteer Assists at JDC Legal Clinics

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Willie Shain recently sat down with Elizabeth Aileen, a volunteer at JDC’s monthly Legal Advice and Referral Clinic (LARC). Originally from San Diego, Aileen moved…

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…