Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Expands Role in Immigration Collaboratives to Ensure Due Process

By Carole Conn Director of Public Service Programs, LRIS/ADR/Immigration In the fall of 2014, the City and County of San Francisco stepped up to fund legal representation for immigrants. In…

San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Volunteers at Legal Clinic

Thank you to the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association for volunteering at JDC’s December 17 Legal Advice and Referral Clinic. They want you to join them in pro bono! Visit…

BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

Asian American Bar Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area recently announced its 2017-2018 officers and directors at large. The following BASF…

Seeking Panelists: Talk About Your Law School Paths to Diverse Undergrads

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Destination Law School (DLS) program provides information and resources about law school and the legal profession to diverse undergraduate students in colleges located…

Legal Community and Beyond Makes Holidays Brighter for Head Start Kids

Thank you to the more than 50 firms and organizations (listed below) that participated in the 2016 Head Start Holiday Gift Program. More than 2,000 children received gifts as a…

Seeking Legal Employers to Host 1L Students for Three-Day Job Shadow Program

The Bar Association of San Francisco, the University of San Francisco School of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law, and Golden Gate University School of Law established the 1L…

Paul Hastings Supports Associate’s Pro Bono Service Benefiting Low-Income San Franciscans

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize David Lyons and his firm Paul Hastings in this month’s Volunteer Spotlight for their work on Medical-Legal Project cases. The…

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program Names Scholarship for Joseph “Joe” Remcho

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Joseph “Joe” Remcho Memorial Bay Area Minority Law…

Commit to Take Action in the New Year

We all believe in the promise of liberty and justice for all. But the freedom to live with dignity is a luxury that comes with access to justice when facing…

BASF and Barristers Club Announce Minority Bar Coalition Board Representatives

The Bar Association of San Francisco announced in November that Sigrid Irias, Irias Law, was selected to the 2017 BASF board as its Minority Bar Coalition (MBC) representative. BASF’s Barristers…