Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Dolby Laboratories and Covington & Burling Join JDC to Serve Local Nonprofits

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Community Organization Representation Project (CORP), Covington & Burling, and Dolby Laboratories held a free clinic for eight nonprofit organizations who provide essential services to underserved…

Want Referrals? Join the Lawyer Referral Service for Half the Membership Price

Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager Many individuals and businesses begin the new year with resolutions; the focus of which frequently center on shrinking midlines and growing bottom…

Justice & Diversity Center Announces New 2017 Board Members

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) recently confirmed its Board of Directors for 2017. Merri Baldwin, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, will serve as…

Tax Attorney Assists Low-Income Clients With Complex Issues

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) would like to thank Volunteer of the Month, Henry Cheng of DLA Piper. Cheng represents clients in tax controversy matters through JDC’s Low Income…

Legal Community Continues to Support Undergrad Students Through Destination Law School Program

Over the last two months, the Destination Law School program visited three schools, reaching more than 60 students who are interested in pursuing a law school education. DLS is thankful…

Homeless Advocacy Project Legal Interns Make Impact Over Summer

The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) had three great summer legal interns in 2016: Jeffrey Pettibone, University of San Francisco Law School; Jimmy Mulgannon, Santa Clara University Law School; and Katie…

Meet LRIS Panel Attorney Charles Wisch

By Emmy Pasternak, Outreach and Case Development Manager, LRIS   Since 1995, Disability Rights and Labor Relations Panel attorney Charles Wisch has been a member of the Lawyer Referral and…

Assistant District Attorney Xochitl Carrion: A Shining Example

San Francisco Assistant District Attorney Xochitl Carrion graduated from high school two and one-half years early. She earned her degree in Women’s, Chicana/o’s and LGBT Studies from UCLA. In 2004,…

Lutheran Volunteer Corps Supports Homeless Advocacy Project

Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) connects full-time volunteers receiving stipends with nonprofit organizations around the nation to work towards justice. This month, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to…

Justice & Diversity Center’s Julie Rosenthal Receives Brosnahan Fellowship

Congratulations to the Justice & Diversity Center’s Julie Rosenthal for receiving the 2017 James Brosnahan Fellowship.  Rosenthal, the Director of Social Services for JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP), is the fourth…