Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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…

Paoli & Geerhart: Two Decades of Pro Bono with the Justice & Diversity Center

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize our Volunteers of the Month, Chuck Geerhart and Tom Paoli, attorneys at JDC’s Legal Advice & Referral Clinic (LARC). Geerhart…

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…