Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Business Attorneys Make Time for Pro Bono to Advance Societal Goals

Gloria Chun, CORP Supervising Attorney and JDC Pro Bono Manager The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) applauds two Volunteers of the Month: John Carpenter, Dolby Laboratories; and Marty Myers, Covington…

Single Mother Inspired by Destination Law School Program

Shronda Allen was a student at Alameda City College when she attended a Destination Law School (DLS) panel presentation last fall.  While there, she met JDC’s Director of Diversity Pipeline…

JDC Beneficiary of $200,657 Cy Pres Award

The Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC) is the beneficiary of a recent cy pres settlement. The $200,657 award was received in late August…

Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Brings Together 500+ Law Students with 55+ Employers for 1,100 Interviews

This summer, more than fifty employers conducted 1,100 interviews with more than 500 second-year law students from across the nation at BASF’s Twelfth Annual Bay Area Diversity Career Fair, cosponsored…

Paul Hastings Associate Steps in to Assist Homeless Advocacy Project

The Homeless Advocacy Project’s (HAP) building at 125 Hyde Street is positioned next to a former United States Postal Service facility, which was recently sold to Shorenstein Properties. In turn, Shorenstein…

Two Law Students Awarded Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco recently announced the recipients of its 2016 Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarships. Thanks to the generosity…

JDC’s Holistic Approach Saves Client from Big Fines

The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Medical-Legal Project recently helped a client contest a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency citation, preventing future collection efforts and ensuing arrest warrant for nonpayment….

Pro Bono Family Law Attorney Equates Social Responsibility With Success

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks Volunteer of the Month, Audrey Courson, who has taken on eight matters with the Family Law Project since January 2016. Courson previously practiced…

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass Champions Right to Civil Counsel

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) commends Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass for its exemplary commitment to pro bono service. Coblentz showed remarkable community service under the guidance of Fred…

John Roman

First-Time Homeless Advocacy Project Volunteer Negotiates Creative Outcome for Senior Client

Congratulations to Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) volunteer John Roman of Keller, Sloan, Roman & Holland!  In his first pro bono case with HAP, he reached a creative, thoughtful outcome for a…