Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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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…

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$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…

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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…

From left, BASF/JDC Executive Director Yolanda Jackson; JDC’s Gloria Chun; award recipient Robert Feyer and California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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For 37 Volunteers: A Day of Service in San Francisco’s Bayview District

On Saturday, March 28, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) brought expert legal advice and social services to more than 30 clients in Bayview-Hunters Point with its monthly Legal Advice…