Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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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…

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…

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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…

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Seeking New Solos!

Community Law Practice Incubator Start Your Own Practice − Serve the Community Are you or someone you know interested in starting a solo practice? Apply now to participate in the…

Volunteer lawyers and legal professionals from Yahoo! and Morrison & Foerster

Yahoo! and Morrison & Foerster Volunteer to Boost Nonprofit Organizations’ Services

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) joined forces with Yahoo! and Morrison & Foerster to support local nonprofit organizations. The JDC clinic gave legal wellness assessments to six nonprofits that…

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Attorney Volunteers with JDC to Help Ease Consumers’ Fears

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Robert Fletcher as Volunteer of the Month for July. Fletcher has been a frequent and integral volunteer for JDC’s Consumer…

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Litigator Leverages Firm’s Resources to Provide True Equal Protection

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) recognizes Jennifer Estremera of McKool Smith as our Volunteer of the Month for her outstanding work with our Federal Pro Bono Project. With dedicated…