Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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…

Former Volunteer Joins JDC as Supervising Attorney for Tax Clinic

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) welcomes Matthew Miller as the new Supervising Attorney for its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC). Miller comes to JDC after seven years of private…

$19,000+ Raised at 8th Annual Bike-a-Thon

Thank you to the 35 riders, runners and walkers who raised over $19,000 for JDC’s Legal Services Programs last month! Everyone had fun at Crissy Field while supporting JDC’s free…

Attorney’s Pro Bono Efforts Educate and Reassure Consumers

Marie Appel, JDC Supervising Attorney, Consumer Project The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Susan Brown as our Volunteer of the Month for July 2015. Brown is…

Outstanding Volunteers Honored at Annual Reception

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) celebrated the top 15 percent of its volunteers, and specially recognized four individuals and a law firm, at the annual Appreciation Celebration on May…

New Staff Attorney Joins Justice & Diversity Center’s Federal Pro Bono Project

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) welcomes Kelly Corcoran as a staff attorney with its Federal Pro Bono Project. Corcoran works in the Northern District of California’s Oakland Courthouse, giving…

Justice & Diversity Center Supports Nonprofits That Aid Underserved Communities

By Gloria Chun, JDC Pro Bono Manager and CORP Supervising Attorney The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) recently hosted a workshop on “What Every Nonprofit…

Saving a Family of Four from Eviction in San Francisco

JDC Pro Bono Legal Services attorneys Cary Gold and Eunice Chang recently saved a family of four from eviction. After a 20-year tenancy, the father, mother and their two children…

Pro Bono: A Synergy Between Professional and Philanthropic Interests

The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Volunteer of the Month for May is Tom Elke, who has represented low-income tenants pro bono since 2011 through JDC’s Eviction Defense Project. A…

Bike-A-Thon Teams Now Forming: Raise Money to Support Free Legal Services for the City’s Most Vulnerable on June 6

On Saturday, June 6, join us at Crissy Field for the 8th annual Bike-A-Thon/Walk-A-Thon for the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco! This event…