Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

Volunteer Interpreter Gives Low-Income Clients Access to Pro Bono Legal Services

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Paulina Castillo for her outstanding volunteer work with its Interpreter Project. JDC serves a linguistically diverse population, and volunteers like Castillo help ensure that low-income, monolingual clients…

Antitrust Attorney Branches Out to Protect Consumers

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to spotlight Jubilee Menzies of Andrus Anderson as our Volunteer of the Month for July 2014. Menzies began volunteering with JDC in 2011 with the Consumer Project,…

Yahoo! and Fenwick & West Help Nonprofits Tackle Legal Issues

In April, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) partnered with Yahoo! Inc. and Fenwick & West to hold a pro bono clinic for nonprofit organizations. After Fenwick attorneys gave an…

Volunteer Lori Rifkin Gives Litigants a True Chance for Justice

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Lori Rifkin as our volunteer of the month for her outstanding work with the Federal Pro Bono Project. The project…

JDC Volunteers Serve Those in Greatest Need at Project Homeless Connect

Six times a year, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) participates in the city’s Project Homeless Connect (PHC), an event that provides over 2,000 homeless residents with food, clothing, health,…

BASF and JDC Staff Appointed to Two State Bar Task Forces

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) have staff members serving on two task forces recently formed by The State Bar of California….

Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg Secure Cy Pres Award for JDC Consumer Project

Attorneys Nancy Barron and Bryan Kemnitzer of Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg, directed a $110,000 cy pres award to the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Consumer Project in March. The award…

Jones Day Joins Right to Civil Counsel Movement, Helps Stabilize Children’s Lives

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) welcomes Jones Day as the most recent firm to join the Right to Civil Counsel movement in San Francisco.

JDC Volunteer Bridget Ausman, Mother of Four, Makes Time to Help Family Law Litigants

Stephanie Bilinksi, Family Law Project Staff Attorney Justice & Diversity Center The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to feature Bridget Ausman, who volunteers with our Family Law Project….

Nonprofits Benefit from Free Legal Clinic

In February, the Justice & Diversity Center Legal Services Program, Covington & Burling and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC): San Francisco Bay Area Chapter held a free legal clinic…