Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

Lillian Kong

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…

Certified Public Accountant Contributes Valuable Skills to Low-Income Taxpayers

  The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Chuck Schreiber as the January Volunteer of the Month . Schreiber serves a crucial role as one of a…

Clinic Brings Essential Legal Services to Veterans

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) held its second annual Veterans Legal Services Clinic in November 2015 with Swords to Plowshares, Salesforce.com and Morrison & Foerster. Together, 14 veterans with…

Staff Attorney Joins JDC to Defend Low-Income Tenants From Eviction

The Justice & Diversity Center welcomes Tony Burchell as its new staff attorney for the Right to Civil Counsel Program (RTCC). Burchell will provide full-scope representation to defendants in unlawful…

JDC Teams up with Law Firm and In-House Attorneys To Serve Local Nonprofits

JDC, Covington & Burling, and Dolby held a free clinic in September and assessed overall legal wellness for seven nonprofit organizations. Covington graciously hosted the clinic, which opened with Dolby’s…

DLA Piper’s Transactional Attorneys Boost Pro Bono Efforts For Local Nonprofits

Gloria Chun, CORP Supervising Attorney and JDC Pro Bono Manager For their dedication to nonprofit organizations serving low-income communities, DLA Piper and its transactional attorneys are our Volunteers of the…

Pro Bono Attorney’s Family Law Work Helps Put Lives Back on Track

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) features Meredith Gittings as our Volunteer of the Month for her work with JDC’s Family Law Project. After stepping back from legal practice for…

JDC Volunteers and Staff

Attorneys and Accounting Professionals Team Up with JDC to Help Nonprofit Organizations

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks the two law firms and two accounting firms who joined JDC in holding a free clinic for nonprofit organizations: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius;…

The Justice & Diversity Center Helps Nonprofit Fill Justice Gap for Reentry Individuals

The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) provides free business law services to nonprofit organizations that serve low-income and underserved communities in Northern California.  CORP volunteers…

Summer Interns Help JDC Serve Low-Income and Homeless San Franciscans

This summer, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) welcomed nine summer interns at its downtown office and at JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP).   Peter Stevens, JDC’s Consumer Project intern,…