Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

Fenwick & West and the Association of Corporate Counsel Join JDC to Serve Local Nonprofits

The Justice & Diversity Center, Fenwick & West and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC): San Francisco Bay Area Chapter held a free legal clinic for ten nonprofit organizations that…

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Tenacious Attorney Fights for Six Low-Income Tenants in the Mission

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize as our Volunteer of the Month David Tchack, who works with the Eviction Defense and Housing Negotiation Projects. Tchack consistently…

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Judges Honor and Thank Attorneys Who Represent Federal Court Litigants Pro Bono

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) and the Northern District Court of California recently recognized volunteers of the Federal Pro Bono Project, who provided pro bono representation to pro se…

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Justice & Diversity Center Places Groundbreaking Federal Pro Bono Case Regarding Transgender Prisoner’s Rights

Lilly Dagdigian, Legal Projects Coordinator, Justice & Diversity Center A groundbreaking case placed with counsel by the Justice & Diversity Center’s Federal Pro Bono Project has made California the first…

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Paoli & Geerhart: Two Decades of Pro Bono with the Justice & Diversity Center

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize our Volunteers of the Month, Chuck Geerhart and Tom Paoli, attorneys at JDC’s Legal Advice & Referral Clinic (LARC). Geerhart…

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Sheppard Mullin Quadruples Its Pro Bono Service For Underserved Communities

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) recognizes and thanks Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton for its notable commitment to pro bono service. Last year, under the leadership of partners Neil…

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Keker & Van Nest Attorneys Complete Pro Bono Pledge Hours

In 2015, BASF launched the “Pro Bono Pledge,” a call to action encouraging members and law firms to give back with pro bono service. A set of pro bono pledges,…

Homeless Advocacy Project’s Katie Danielson Receives 2016 Brosnahan Fellowship

Katie Danielson[/captionJDC’s Katie Danielson recently was announced as the recipient of the 2016 James Brosnahan Fellowship.] Danielson, the Senior Supervising Attorney at the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP), is the third…

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Medical Legal Project Volunteer Represents Low Income Senior Citizen

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Misty Wright, of Paul Hasting, as our Volunteer of the Month. Wright took an appeal of a Cal-Fresh (formerly known…

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Lillian Kong Rejoins JDC as Staff Attorney

The Justice & Diversity Center welcomes Lillian Kong as its new Staff Attorney for the Community Organization Representation Project (CORP). During law school Kong was an AT&T-sponsored Housing Fellow at…