Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

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…

JDC Included in New City Services Providing Housing Assistance to Educators

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is part of a new team providing housing assistance to San Francisco public school educators. Along with the SFUSD, United Educators of San Francisco,…

Golf Tournament Brings Together Bay Area Corporate Counsel and Attorneys to Raise Money for Diversity Programs

More than 100 members of the legal community met on the links at TPC Harding Park on October 21 for the 8th Annual Putting for the Pipeline charity golf tournament….

Volunteering With the Justice & Diversity Center Gave Solo Attorney Her Start

By Mary Catherine Wiederhold, Law Offices of Mary Catherine Wiederhold The experience I gained while volunteering with the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) gave me a valuable start to my…

Sanford Heisler Commitment to Justice Goes Beyond the Courtroom

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco received a $10,000 cy pres award thanks to Sanford Heisler, and its San Francisco Managing Partner and…