Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

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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…

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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…

More than 50 people participated in the 9th Annual Bike/Walk-A-Thon

Legal Community Raises $18,000+ at Annual JDC Bike/Walk-A-Thon

The 9th Annual Justice & Diversity Bike/Walk-A-Thon, which took place on Saturday July 30, raised $18,713, nearly reaching the stretch goal of $20,000, and exceeding last year’s total by more…

Seeking Volunteer Mock Trial Coaches

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is seeking volunteer attorneys to serve as Mock Trial coaches for 2016-2017 Mock Trial Program. The Mock Trial program is an inter-scholastic competition where high school…

From left, BASF LGBTQ Equality Committee Co-Chairs Peter Catalanotti and Robert Gower with Shirish Gupta and Foster Shi

LGBTQ Partners and Associates Reception

Summer in the City – Diversity Receptions More than 50 guests attended the LGBTQ Partners and Associates Diversity Reception hosted by Trucker Huss on June 29. The reception was co-sponsored…

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JDC Gala Sponsor Spotlight: Dolby Laboratories

  Thank you, Dolby Laboratories, for your support! The Justice & Diversity Center invites your firm to become a sponsor of the JDC Gala too. The 2016 gala takes place on September…

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Going Solo? Don’t Do it Alone – The Case for Joining a Legal Incubator

Hamid Yazdan Panah Going solo can be a daunting proposition, but it is not without its benefits. For some, the idea of being their own boss is reason enough to…

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Volunteer Interpreter’s Flexible Work Schedule Allows for Steady Volunteering

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Mónica Rodríguez as volunteer of the month for August 2016. Rodriguez is an interpreter for JDC’s family law and eviction…