Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…