Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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…

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…

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…

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…