Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

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,…

Thank you to AT&T for 2014 Fellowship

Many thanks to AT&T for sponsoring a fellowship with the Justice & Diversity Center. Our 2014 AT&T Fellow was Felipe Garcia, a Golden Gate University Law student, pictured here with…

JDC’s Federal Pro Bono Project Defends Against Student Loan Collection

By Gloria Chun, Supervising Attorney and Pro Bono Manager, JDC Many attorneys in the local legal community know that JDC’s Federal Pro Bono Project arranges pro bono counsel for low-income…

It Starts with a Day: Legal Community Serves Those That Have Served Our Country

On November 5, the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco, partnering with the San Francisco Superior Court’s Veterans Justice Court, Farella, Braun, & Martel, Salesforce,…

San Francisco Immigration Court to Be Helped by LRIS Coordinator

The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service has hired Adina Hemley-Bronstein as its new Immigration Case Coordinator to help manage the activity from the “expedited dockets”…