Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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…

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…

Walk, Run or Pedal Your Way to Raise Funds for Underserved on June 6

Join us on Saturday, June 6 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. Cyclists and…

Focus on Pro Bono: Firms and Attorneys Encouraged to Sign on to Pledge

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) Board of Directors recently issued a call to action encouraging members and law firms to give back with pro bono service. A set…

Judges Honor and Thank Volunteers Who Represent Federal Court Litigants Pro Bono

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize the volunteers of the Federal Pro Bono Project, which arranges pro bono counsel for pro se litigants in federal court….

One Attorney, One Saturday a Month, 32 Years = 1,600 Pro Bono Hours

Gloria Chun, Supervising Attorney and Pro Bono Manager, JDC The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) happily spotlights our Volunteer of the Month, Frederick Craw, who has been volunteering at JDC’s…

Medical-Legal Project: Holistic Advocacy at Work

The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) holistic approach to legal services often results in clients’ realizing income and health care benefits that were unknown to them. Take, for example, Martha,…