Category Archives: Pro Bono Legal Services

Staff Attorney Joins JDC to Defend Low-Income Tenants From Eviction

The Justice & Diversity Center welcomes Tony Burchell as its new staff attorney for the Right to Civil Counsel Program (RTCC). Burchell will provide full-scope representation to defendants in unlawful…

JDC Teams up with Law Firm and In-House Attorneys To Serve Local Nonprofits

JDC, Covington & Burling, and Dolby held a free clinic in September and assessed overall legal wellness for seven nonprofit organizations. Covington graciously hosted the clinic, which opened with Dolby’s…

DLA Piper’s Transactional Attorneys Boost Pro Bono Efforts For Local Nonprofits

Gloria Chun, CORP Supervising Attorney and JDC Pro Bono Manager For their dedication to nonprofit organizations serving low-income communities, DLA Piper and its transactional attorneys are our Volunteers of the…

Pro Bono Attorney’s Family Law Work Helps Put Lives Back on Track

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) features Meredith Gittings as our Volunteer of the Month for her work with JDC’s Family Law Project. After stepping back from legal practice for…

JDC Volunteers and Staff

Attorneys and Accounting Professionals Team Up with JDC to Help Nonprofit Organizations

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks the two law firms and two accounting firms who joined JDC in holding a free clinic for nonprofit organizations: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius;…

The Justice & Diversity Center Helps Nonprofit Fill Justice Gap for Reentry Individuals

The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) provides free business law services to nonprofit organizations that serve low-income and underserved communities in Northern California.  CORP volunteers…

Summer Interns Help JDC Serve Low-Income and Homeless San Franciscans

This summer, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) welcomed nine summer interns at its downtown office and at JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP).   Peter Stevens, JDC’s Consumer Project intern,…

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…