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Planning for Pro Bono

Solo and Small Firm Attorney Corner: Incorporating Pro Bono Work into a Solo or Small Firm Practice

By Jason Yee, Law Office of Jason K. Yee It is important that all of us attorneys strive to incorporate pro bono work into our practices. Although doing so in…

Jennifer Letulle

Volunteer Attorney Offers Life-Changing Family Law Assistance

Professionally, Jennifer Letulle practices a wide range of civil law, including contracts, employment, design defect and professional liability. Family law isn’t part of her day job but that hasn’t stopped…

Katharine Van Dusen

Representing Consumers Facing Debt Collection Clears “Insurmountable Obstacles”

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass scored another win for a JDC client facing questionable debt collection efforts with no means to fight back. The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (NCSLT)…

Fenwick & West Achieves a First in JDC Pro Bono Cases

Congratulations to Fenwick & West attorneys Lynn Pasahow; Amy Hayden and Abby Wald who won actual and punitive damages for a prison inmate assaulted by correctional officers:. For the Justice…

Pro Bono Family Law Attorney Equates Social Responsibility With Success

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks Volunteer of the Month, Audrey Courson, who has taken on eight matters with the Family Law Project since January 2016. Courson previously practiced…

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass Champions Right to Civil Counsel

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) commends Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass for its exemplary commitment to pro bono service. Coblentz showed remarkable community service under the guidance of Fred…

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…

Law Firms and Accounting Firms Team Up With JDC to Volunteer For Nonprofit Organizations

To provide pro bono help to nonprofit organizations that serve low-income communities, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) partnered with volunteer attorneys and accounting professionals from two law firms and two accounting firms in July…

Veterans Summit Brings Together Legal Advocates for Strategy Session [INFOGRAPHIC]

In late February, The Bar Association of San Francisco organized a half-day Veterans Summit which brought together for the first time nonprofits who provide legal services for San Francisco veterans….

It Started with a Day! 2014 Volunteer Initiative Launched January 25

Upcoming volunteer events are May 1 and May 19 The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco kicked off the 2014 “It Starts With a…