Tag Archives: probono

Stephanie Bilinski

Justice & Diversity Center Supervising Attorney Receives 2018 Brosnahan Fellowship Award

The Brosnahan Fellowship award selection committee has named its recipient for 2018: Stephanie Bilinski, Family Law Supervising Attorney at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC). The fellowship funds a monetary…

Jason Galek

JDC Volunteer Helps Pro Bono Clients Navigate Complex Tax Laws

  Jason Galek is the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC)’s Volunteer of the Month for his service to low-income people facing tax issues. Through JDC’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC),…

Lieff Cabraser team, from left, Sarah Chen, Jeremy Pilaar, Aisha Saad, Phong Nguyen and Melissa Gardner

Summer Associates Learn Advocacy Skills and Community Service

A number of law students began the academic year after a busy summer securing housing and disability benefits for community members. Because they were summer associates at firms that participate…

Root and Rebound Staff

Justice & Diversity Center Helps Nonprofit Give Thousands of Californians a Second Chance

After 28 years in prison, Joel was now on the dean’s list at the local community college and owned a small antiques business with his wife, Brenda. This success story…

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…

John Roman

First-Time Homeless Advocacy Project Volunteer Negotiates Creative Outcome for Senior Client

Congratulations to Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) volunteer John Roman of Keller, Sloan, Roman & Holland!  In his first pro bono case with HAP, he reached a creative, thoughtful outcome for a…

Paoli & Geerhart: Two Decades of Pro Bono with the Justice & Diversity Center

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize our Volunteers of the Month, Chuck Geerhart and Tom Paoli, attorneys at JDC’s Legal Advice & Referral Clinic (LARC). Geerhart…

Certified Public Accountant Contributes Valuable Skills to Low-Income Taxpayers

  The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to recognize Chuck Schreiber as the January Volunteer of the Month . Schreiber serves a crucial role as one of a…

Individual Tickets Now On Sale for JDC Gala on September 24

Individual tickets for the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Annual Gala on September 24 are on sale now. Purchase your tickets now – the member price for tickets is $200…