Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass Attorneys Protect Low-Income Consumers

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass for its recent exceptional volunteer efforts on behalf of low-income consumers. By mid-August 2013, led by partner Fred…

Holistic Advocacy: Social Services Volunteer Assists at JDC Legal Clinics

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Willie Shain recently sat down with Elizabeth Aileen, a volunteer at JDC’s monthly Legal Advice and Referral Clinic (LARC). Originally from San Diego, Aileen moved…

A Week at the Justice & Diversity Center [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you ever wonder what’s going on at the Justice & Diversity Center? Check out the infographic below to get a behind-the-scenes snapshot of a sample week in the life…

Justice & Diversity Center Welcomes New Attorney

The Federal Pro Bono Project is pleased to announce the addition of its newest staff attorney, Nerissa Kunakemakorn. She staffs the project’s new office at the Oakland district court, possible…

Haight Brown Provides Pro Bono Legal Help to San Francisco Community Land Trust

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to spotlight Ted Handel and Steven Cvitanovic, both partners of Haight Brown & Bonesteel, as our October volunteers of the month.  Handel…

Family Law Volunteer Allysyn Overton Balances the Scales of Justice

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Allysyn Overton as our volunteer of the month. Overton was new to Family Law in early 2013 when she began…

Making a Difference: Impact of Eviction Defense Project’s Volunteer Attorneys

Click on the map below to learn more about the Justice & Diversity Center’s Eviction Defense Project.

Bike-A-Thon Raises More Than $18,000 for Legal Services Programs

More than 50 people had fun biking and running at Crissy Field while raising $18,251 for the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) legal services programs. The amount raised surpassed any…

Farella Braun + Martel: Advancing the Right to Civil Counsel

  Farella Braun + Martel celebrated its 50th anniversary last year by reaffirming its longstanding commitment to public service. This year, Farella has continued its tradition of service by joining…