Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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;…

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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…

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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,…

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Volunteer Interpreter Helps Serve Culturally Diverse Community

Adam Strawbridge, JDC Volunteer Coordinator The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Maria Lanas as our Volunteer of the Month in August for her outstanding work with…